How Yoga Transforms Your Body

It’s not often I cut and paste from another website but here’s an interesting infographic and article by the Huffington Post about how yoga transforms your body. Check out all the links and it will keep you reading for a while… but don’t miss your next class! How Yoga Changes Your Body, Starting The Day […]

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Resolution

res·o·lu·tion  |  rɛzəˈlooːshən noun 1. A firm decision to do or not do something: he kept his resolution to practice a 30 Day Bikram Yoga Challenge  |  a new years resolution. • A formal expression of opinion or intention agreed on by a legislative body, committee, or yogi, typically after an intoxicated night.

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Dicky Knees, Distractions and Desires

I’m currently researching while writing about Standing Head to Knee Pose. I’m tackling intimidating Dandayamana-Janushirasana because my genu have severely curtailed my ability in class. I’ve a horizontal tear through my medial meniscus left knee and a large Bakers cyst bulging out the back of my right. It’s a frustrating fraca so I’m tail up, head tumbling […]

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Autologous Blood Injection vs Cortisone Injection

Paula, a Bikram yogi walked in for class the other day and asked me how my elbow was going. She had read my blog and was curious why I chose a cortisone injection rather than an autologous blood injection. Say what? She quickly explained there was an alternative to cortisone injections. This was news to […]

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A different kind of Wave

A different kind of Wave

Hola Bikram teachers, have you got your freelance teaching business setup properly? Business, accounting? Isn’t this a yoga blog? Sure it is but it’s already September and if you haven’t done your tax, it’s time to get on it. Plus we’re already two months into this financial year, so before you tune out, suit up and check out Wave!

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Close up of a TPE yoga mat

Local Lowdown on Yoga Mats

I’ve seen all manner of cheap yoga mats in the studio lately, especially the notorious PVC. So I’ve had a quick look at what’s available in your local sports / department stores on the Sunshine Coast. Bear in mind this is a subjective look at “cheap” yoga mats, based on what I believe is suitable / […]

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"Right you little..."

You can polish a turd… if you listen.

As a teacher, it can be upsetting, knowing your students asanas would improve if they listened carefully before moving their bodies into the same position as yesterday, last week, last month, last year. I often say during class, “Move your body to each instruction you hear”. However, the nature of Bikram Yoga can make you […]

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