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Vaccine Hesitancy — Why I Changed My Mind

Vaccine Hesitancy — Why I Changed My Mind

When the Covid-19 pandemic first broke I admit to saying “It's just a bad flu. Why the over reaction?” Then the numbers just kept growing and people started dying. Lots of people. Evidence of some of the worse effects started to build up. We heard about long Covid. We...

Winter Ashtanga Yoga — What’s Happening?

Winter Ashtanga Yoga — What’s Happening?

It is Winter in Aotearoa/NZ at the moment and this can be a difficult season for practice. We often have more time but experience the resistance in the body and the challenge to be motivated that are hallmarks of the colder months. Next year, 2022, I will have been...

When Am I Ready For The Next Asana? – Ashtanga Yoga

When Am I Ready For The Next Asana? – Ashtanga Yoga

I have written before about the “slowly, slowly, Ashtanga Yoga” method but want to emphasise it again in the light of a couple of recent examples I have had. We all know that the method is that you can comfortably do an asana in the Ashtanga sequence before you move...