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Jan

Props – Part 3

Wow, I did not realise I had so much to say about props!! Take the time to think about what you need, notice in class where you might be uncomfortable and get the props to suit rather than just tolerating it, as when we are uncomfortable often the mind gets preoccupied with our discomfort, not allowing us to sit in

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4
Jan

Props – Part 2

Make sure you stay warm during meditation otherwise often all you can think of is how cold you are, which is not conducive to a calming state of mind. So bring socks, blankets, pillows – wear layered clothing as the weather gets cooler. Some of us need a bolster for under our knees or a rolled up towel or blanket

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4
Jan

Props – Part 1

Think about what you might need to bring to class. Anything that might assist you with keeping a posture’s integrity is worthwhile. Consider forward bends. Some of us need to sit on quite high pillows in order to create the freedom for the hips to move and the hamstrings to lengthen. Think about sitting on the floor with your legs

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4
Jan

Balancing Life

When you come to class it can be handy to try to use your yoga practice as a balance to the rest of your life. If your life that week has been one of you constantly running around like a pork chop, feeling stressed and frazzled without one moment of downtime you might want to come along and do the

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4
Jan

Making The Shapes

Hi Everyone Feeling very inspired this morning, I am at the Yoga Australia Conference and having an amazing time. We had a talk yesterday by Janet Lowndes, a psychologist and yoga teacher who spoke of a student who used the phrase “making the shapes” for her yoga asanas and was very excited when she realised the difference between doing (and

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