Jayadharma

I began my yoga practice close to 40yrs ago. Some of my first experiences as a yoga student were of a very dynamic almost martial practice that concentrated on strength, extreme flexibility and accurate technique. As a strong young man I initially warmed to this style and the discipline required but after a good period of time I tired of the almost gymnastic competitiveness, injury and steamroller style of the instructor. I took another path! I stopped classes, taught for a short period,

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Helen

I took up yoga later in life after many years of doing everything but yoga – tai chi, belly dancing, gym, karate, pilates.  I used to think how could just siting around on the floor doing a bit of twisting and stretching possibly do any good – how wrong I was! My particular interest is to bring yoga to those who never thought yoga was for them. There are any number of classes out there taught by and catering to the young and the fit.  Believe me, when I first decided to have a go

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Gayatri

My yoga journey began 22 years ago when I happened to stumble upon a free meditation class by the Australian School of Meditation and Yoga at Burleigh Heads.  I was under a lot of stress at the time and the meditation gave me such relief, I was hooked from that very first class and continued on with my daily meditation practice for many years before taking up yoga asanas.  Having been born with a joint problem, the yoga strengthened and stretched my body, transforming

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