New Class at West end – 6am Flow and Meditate

By Gayatri A | January 9, 2020

We have a brand new early morning class starting February 3rd called Flow and Meditate by Chantelle. Starting your day with meditation creates an opportunity for you to turn inwards, cultivate awareness and experience how creating this space in your life can really help influence your mindset, energy levels and heart space for your day …

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New Beginnings: 2020 Here We Come!

By Madya Lila | January 8, 2020

January is a time of new beginnings. It is the month we make our resolutions, when we try new things, and when we reflect on and evaluate the year past. January is like a breath of fresh air. A month to recuperate from the year before and start making our tentative steps into the year …

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Parmesan Herbed Polenta Chips

By Madya Lila | January 8, 2020

How pleasant it is in the midst of summer to dine al fresco as the sun slips away and the coolness of evening gathers comfortably around us. Our table abounding with cool drinks and varieties of salads accompanied by breads and wraps. To make those salads even more special, polenta chips make a delicious accompaniment. …

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The Art of Slowing Down

By Madya Lila | November 25, 2019

From the moment when we first open our eyes and gaze at the world around us, the shapes and colours, the sounds and smells, we are on the journey of life. Life is a journey and the older we get the more it seems to speed up. Life can be exhilarating and exciting, full of …

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Aromatic Savoury Veggie Muffins with Feta and Spinach

By Madya Lila | November 25, 2019

Christmas Dinner So you’re having a special meal on Christmas day? Get inspired by these amazing recipes. There are so many delicious ideas here for entrees, mains, breads and desserts your guests and family can have the best and healthiest meal ever! The savoury muffins that Deborah made for the December cooking class make a …

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ASMY Nobby Beach Featured on Jetstar

By Madya Lila | October 28, 2019

Earlier this year the Australian School of Meditation & Yoga Nobby Beach was featured online and in Jetstar Magazine as a not to be missed destination in our beautiful beachside community. “This nationwide not-for-profit had its humble beginnings at Nobby Beach 20 years ago. They offer affordable yoga and meditation classes run by passionate teachers, …

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Vibrant Beetroot Pilaf

By Madya Lila | October 21, 2019

Ever heard how good beetroot is for you and wondered how to incorporate more of it into your meals? Beetroots are a good source of nutrients, fiber, and many plant compounds. Their health benefits include lowered blood pressure, improved heart health and enhanced exercise capacity, Vibrant beetroot cashew pilaf rice is a spectacular dish that is pumping …

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Investigating Warrior 2 (Virabhasana 2)

By Madya Lila | October 21, 2019

Sometimes when I am instructing the class how to move into the Warrior 2 pose I look around the yoga room dotted with yogis of varying flexibility and strength and marvel at how many variations one set of instructions can produce. For example some try to push themselves to reach what they think the pose …

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Warrior 2 (Virabhasana 2)

By Madya Lila | October 21, 2019

Benefits Strengthens the legs, hips, back and shoulders Increases flexibility in the hips and shoulders Calms the nervous system if held with deep slow breathing Cautions Balance – use props like the back heel supported by a wall, chair back for front hand or wall to lean against High blood pressure – don’t hold too …

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Exultant Warrior

By Madya Lila | September 25, 2019

This is an energizing pose which expands our side ribs helping to open spaces in our lungs that might not have been reached for a long time. You can wake up your body by waking up your breath! It also creates space in the sides of our torso releasing pressure from our internal organs. Wake …

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