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ACC Levy Update – June 2015

Dear NZ Yoga teachers,

As some of you know, I have been working tirelessly over the past 2 months on behalf of all professional Yoga teachers in NZ on an ‘Application for Review’, appealing to ACC (Accident Compensation Commission) to reclassify the ridiculously high Levy fees for Yoga Teachers in NZ.

I am also trying to get […]

‘Quick-Fix’ Yoga Teacher Training

By Mary-Louise Parkinson, President of the International Yoga Teachers Association of Australia. I recently sat beside a young guy in a Sydney cafe who excitedly shared with me that he had just returned from Bali where he had “become” a yoga teacher — in three weeks!

My jaw dropped. I have taught yoga for over 20 years, […]

Creating the Yoga Dream

Planting Seeds of Love   By Brighid Critchlow
What does it take to bring your dreams into reality? As any successful person who has brought their dreams into being will tell you, it takes not only the planting of that initial seed thought, the dream; but also a lot of watering, a lot of weeding and a […]

Relax your way to perfect health

NZ Herald 4/11/2010

It’s a piece of advice that yogis have been giving for thousands of years: take a deep breath and relax. Watch the tension melt from your muscles and all your
niggling worries vanish.

Somehow we all know that relaxation is good for us. Now the hard science has caught up, for a comprehensive scientific study […]

Yoga Eye Pad Pattern

A sewing pattern to try!

I make my eye-bags 9cm x 19 cm with 130 grams of linseed inside.  You may like to experiment with these dimensions and find the perfect sized eye-bag for you.
Satin-type material is lovely for eye-bags.  I recycle my daughters old nighties and PJs.  I’ve also used recycled hemp (mine is all […]

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