Yoga Asana Articles

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We Even Need Yoga for the Eyes

By Madya Lila | April 1, 2017

Sore and tired eyes from too much screen time? Needing to wear glasses to read now that you’ve been eyeing that screen on and off for the last few years? Sure signs that the eyes need some yoga! Although optometrists might say there’s nothing that can be done to improve eyesight, yogis know that strengthening …

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Eye Exercises

By Madya Lila | April 1, 2017

Just like all the other muscles in our body the eye muscles respond very well to a little exercise each day especially if we strain them by spending a lot of time in front of screens. Most people appreciate a few eye exercises popped into their asana class and after learning them often practice them …

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Join Australia’s Biggest Yoga Party!

By Gayatri A | March 29, 2017

  Rock Your Asana at YOGA DAY FESTIVAL BRISBANE! Brisbane! It’s time to rock your asana and get involved in Australia’s most vibrant yoga festival. Scheduled for June 18th at the Royal International Conference Centre Brisbane Show Grounds, this popular festival returns with a showcase of delicious food, live music, and an amazing array of …

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Phases of the Moon Sequence

By Madya Lila | February 28, 2017

While the influence of the sun is felt strongly in the change of seasons and in the passing of the daylight from dawn till dusk, the influence of the moon is more subtly felt throughout each monthly phase of the moon. From the time of new beginnings of the freshly dawning new moon to the …

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Yoga Techniques for Anxiety

By Madya Lila | January 22, 2017

Find deep peace within with these simple yoga practices for Anxiety. Anxiety is all too common. So common in fact that it is showing up more and more even amongst our little children. At my Deep Peace Sessions I see all age groups coming along for a range of reasons from sleep management to anxiety …

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Swap the Morning Coffee with Yoga Asanas for a Natural High!

By Gayatri A | January 19, 2017

Do you drag yourself out of bed each morning stiff and grumpy and head straight for the coffee? Yep that used to be me. I was a complete and utter coffee addict, I couldn’t get through the day without a zillion cups of caffeine to keep me going.  Then one day, on my usual caffeine high, I …

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NEW CLASS! Monday Morning Flow (Gold Coast)

By Madya Lila | December 29, 2016

We are really excited to announce that we have a new class starting at Nobby Beach! Our kind and compassionate Carolyn will be offering an early 6am class on Monday mornings so you can literally flow and go, heading off into the new week feeling balanced and energised! This class is a flowing vinyasa style …

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A Yoga Game For Children – Rock/Archway/Bridge

By Madya Lila | December 29, 2016

For this game you need 4 or more people and some space. The children get into either one or more groups of four and line up. The first child in each line becomes a rock (do Child’s Pose), second student jumps over the rock and becomes an archway (do Triangle Pose), Third person jumps over the rock, …

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Sitali – Rolled Tongue Breathing

By Madya Lila | December 29, 2016

This breathing practice cools the body and calms the mind. It also induces our muscles to relax and is said to help reduce blood pressure and acid stomach.  However those who suffer from low blood pressure and constipation are advised to refrain from the practice. It is also not recommended to do in the winter …

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Cooling Asanas for the Hot Summer Months

By Madya Lila | December 29, 2016

Summer is a time of heat and humidity especially here in Queensland. Mostly people try to avoid it by either staying in air conditioning or swimming. The really good thing about practicing asanas in summer is that it softens our muscles and helps us ease into stretches with grace, hence the popularity of ‘hot yoga’.  …

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