rethinking stress

Rethinking Stress

Jane Health + Wellbeing

When asked how you are, do you find yourself always making a point of saying you’re busy or tired or stressed? Whether you’re at that stage of fighting back tears because you’re overwhelmed with busyness or you’ve perfected the self-deprecating shrug of ugh, so crazy I barely eat lunch any more or the frenetically paced Icantbelievehowmuchihavetodoidonthavetimetobreathe, somehow or other the message …

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Featured Yogi section of The Yoga Connection, yoga, yoga teachers, New Zealand

Featured Yogi: Natalie

Jane Featured Yogi

Name: Natalie Stettler Studio: TheMat YOGA since 2013 Years teaching: 6 years Years practicing: 15 years Favourite yoga style: Ashtanga and Yin What drew you to Ashtanga Yoga? I love the flow and the sequence of the postures. It’s something reliable and constant in my crazy life, and no matter what is going on for me I can do my …

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Five Things: Nutrition + Health

Jane Five Things, Food, Health

                          With Tracey Wheeler of T.A Inc – The Real Deal I have been interested in health, wellbeing and food from a very young age. I grew up in a rural environment and was able to see first hand the relationship between how we feel and the food …

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If Only

Jane Yoga-ish thoughts

Beatific mamas-to-be are filling my Instagram feed and glowing youthful newbies are sharing my classes at the moment. I’ve noticed the former as I lug my waaaaaay past pregnancy bod around and the latter as they place their pristine new mats down next to mine. And I can’t help thinking that if I’d only had yoga in my life earlier …

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Featured Yogi section of The Yoga Connection, yoga, yoga teachers, New Zealand

Featured Yogi: Michelle

Jane Featured Yogi

Name: Michelle Keenan Studio: 4 years Soul Space Pilates & Yoga Years teaching: 5 years Years practicing: 22 years Favourite yoga style: Hatha and  Yin What’s your favourite posture at the moment? I love ‘em all! My all-time favourite is a simple baby cobra – it always works like magic for releasing tension in my upper back and shoulders, and …

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Loved Up, Rained Out

Jane Yoga-ish thoughts

I use the word ‘love’ a lot. A LOT, a lot. I say I love it! for when someone’s just said something killer, as much as I say I love my family or I love reading or I love coffee. I also say I love my yoga. I say I love it when I’m on the mat, when I’m off …

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