Mike’s PledgeMe Campaign – Rewards Winners

For those of you who aren’t aware of it, I decided that this year, in order to celebrate turning 60 yrs old and also my 20th anniversary as a full time Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga teacher, I would participate in a Yatra, or pilgrimage being organised by Namarupa...
Vande Gurunam Caranaravinde

Vande Gurunam Caranaravinde

I had an interesting conversation the other day with a dedicated yoga practitioner and teacher who was passing through and wanted to do a practice with us. The conversation arose around them asking if it was okay for them to practice some add-ons and modifications to...

Christmas 2017 — Keeping it Real

Christmas is almost here and we are enjoying weather that is more like February than December. I have to keep reminding myself that I do actually live in Wellington. The pohutukawa are flowering, but slowly, almost like they are embarrassed to be turning crimson this...
Mornings and Moon Days

Mornings and Moon Days

From Monday 13th Nov. we will be offering 5 Open Mysore Morning classes a week. This is possible only because Olivia has very kindly offered to lead the Tues. and Thurs. morning sessions. It would not be possible for me to do the extra sessions without my own practice...
Your Practice- Mysore Style Te Aro Astanga Yoga

Your Practice- Mysore Style Te Aro Astanga Yoga

The Movie I have always taught Yoga in “Mysore Style” classes. Way back in 1994 when I was first assisting Peter Sanson it was in his “Mysore” classes in Gisborne. I have always thought that this was a more traditional way to teach and much better for the student,...