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The L Plater Mamma

I had no idea how challenging navigating the parenting journey was going to be.  I was one of those little girls who always wanted to be a mummy, I wanted babies and perhaps toddlers but I never thought of life beyond a cute little two-year-old.  I didn’t have a picture of myself as a mum of real life school age

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New Year Intentions vs Goals

This time of year is powerful in enhancing our fitness regime – or yoga practice.  It is a time where we can make space to create new habits while discarding old.  I am hoping to give my students the ability to continue their practice at home in addition to their studio practice to create a health filled new habit. I have been reading

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Yoga and Ageing

Many of us resign ourselves to the fact that our bodies will function less efficiently as we age. We never question if this is the way it has to be. Why is it that animals perform proficiently and remain mobile throughout most of their lives while we start to decay mid-way through ours? The ageing process is increased by lifestyle;

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Wrist Health in Yoga

A couple of students, and my mum, have asked for some insight into easing the pain in their wrists, especially in the pose of downward-facing dog. The below information should be helpful into understanding the reasons behind their pain and offer solutions to help strengthen this joint and options to get them back on the mat sans discomfort. Wrist injuries are common

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Natural Beauty

Beauty is more than skin-deep; as are the products we use to beautify and nourish our skin which absorb them. We are becoming increasingly aware of what we put into our bodies – acknowledging ‘we are what we eat’ – and eating and drinking processed products does absolutely nothing for good health and wellbeing.   But what of the products we put on

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Yoga Practice for One

Have you ever floated out of your weekly yoga class and wished you could feel just as light, aligned, calm and energised every day? The benefits of practicing yoga regularly extend far beyond being able to set your own timetable. Students often ask their teachers for a home practice so they can reap the physical benefits and to gain that oasis of calm and clarity a yoga

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A Random Act of Kindness

I want to share a story my brother posted to Facebook yesterday. There is no doubt, Facebook does not do this story justice, it deserves so much more, yet it did deliver a beautiful and positive message to so many family, friends and their friends, in a time when we’re fed so many stories of fear and distrust. I was reminded of my own experiences,

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5 Reasons Not to Start Yoga

The benefits of yoga are always being touted and I’m often told of how yoga has profoundly changed someone’s life. Yoga serves for the greater good of mankind, it unites all beings as one, it can reform the lost soul, it tones the body, reduces stress, brings you into presence, brings health and strength to the body, mind and spirit; yada yada yada. All

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