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Yoga for Blokes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inside every man is a tree pose waiting to grow...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yoga may still be a symphony of female limbs ‒ 85.5 per cent of students and 82.6 per cent of teachers, according to the Yoga Australia survey (3830 responses) ‒ but once enticed, men are more and more often glad they stayed. While the physical benefits are the initial drawcard, anecdotally it’s the ability to relax and release that convinces them.

We need more blokes.  Not because of the gender imbalance, but because men deserve to be in on women’s best kept health and sanity secret. read more…

Liv Mitchell

Liv Mitchell is a hatha yoga teacher, relaxation instructor and freelance writer/editor who specialises in holistic wellbeing.

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Holidays on the Inside

The retreat sounded lovely: early morning meditation, yoga asana and pranayama, chanting, nature walks, lots of time to sit and just be.  I live simply and though once a hard-core backpacker, I faced that boxy room with its holey, hard, single mattress on an unswept floor and the fist-sized hole in the wall with faltering equanimity. It was the vegetarian `dinner’ of thin soup that tipped me into prickly aggravation. read more…

Liv Mitchell

Liv Mitchell is a hatha yoga teacher, relaxation instructor and freelance writer/editor who specialises in holistic wellbeing.

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Peace of Body, Piece of Mind

So here it is, finally, the brilliant idea yo-yo dieters have been ‘weighting’ for, a way to ditch diets. It’s so pivotal, it’s likely to force Australia’s $745 million weight loss industry to pad products and programs with holistic attitude to survive. read more…

Liv Mitchell

Liv Mitchell is a hatha yoga teacher, relaxation instructor and freelance writer/editor who specialises in holistic wellbeing.

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