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Guruji’s 100 years
The teachings and influence of BKS Iyengar have spread far wider than the flu pandemic that threatened his life when he was born 100 years ago. Linda Apps tells us the story in words and pictures of how, through yoga, he demonstrated what the human body and spirit are capable of.
Yoga: Body, mind – and spirit?
A long-time yoga practitioner recounts incidents where she has been challenged on the relationship between yoga and religion, including a surprising reaction to her yoga practices from a member of her own family. Finally, an incident while travelling in India forces her to face the question: can yoga and Christianity go together? She invites you to consider – is yoga a ‘body and mind’ practice only, or do you prefer it to encompass body, mind and spirit?
The Yogi’s Journey
The practices of yoga constantly present dimensions of personal insight. Nancy Jackson (Swami Dayananda) views yoga as a road of discovery where the goals can be elusive and there are many trials and triumphs along the way.
Philosophy of Om
An understanding of the mystical sound of Om could add a new dimension to your yoga practice. Penelope Unn tells how.
Learning Vedic Chanting
Vedic chanting is one of the most important tools of yoga for health and healing and yet it is not widely understood in Australia. Debby Badger outlines the relevance and benefits of this practice and gives instructions how to do it.
There is much to be gained from understanding the essence of Raja Yoga. Swami Karma Karuna expounds on this ‘Royal path’ that leads us through different levels of pratyahara to an ability to reconnect with our higher wisdom.
The Psychology of Yoga Asana – Forward Bends
Flo Fenton reveals the physical, physiological, pranic and mental effects of forward bends and shows how postural limitations in performing them can be overcome through the use of props and appropriate modifications.
Vinyasa Flow sequence
Try Rob Lahoud’s strength sequence to feel stronger in
your core and connected from your head to your toes.
Teacher Training Supplement 2019
A great state by state guide from some of Australia’s most experienced teachers.
This Yoga Life
As a traveling yogi, Laura tells us how she maintains a healthy mind, body and lifestyle whilst constantly on the move.
Notes from the classroom
Read how the decision to become a yoga teacher and the teacher training process changed the life of Tamar Boas.
Simon and Bianca from Sydney’s Yoga Synergy answer asana and other students’ questions.
Pranayama – your path to better breathing
Sindar Kaur discusses the benefits of yoga breathing for your wellbeing.
In this teacher training special issue, our overseas contributor, Siddhartha Krishna, looks at why it is important to receive yoga teachings from a teacher – plus his usual look at various questions from the traditional philosophical side of yoga.
Enjoy these delicious fuss free recipes that restore, rejuvenate and revive.
Book, CD and DVD reviews
Australia-wide Teacher Training Directory
Your guide to Australian and Overseas retreats.
A guide to products and services.