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Even Stevens

Jane My Yoga

Rolling my mat up, replacing the block I hadn’t used and feeling rather defeated, I left my last Yin Yang class, taken in a humid room, with not a drop of sweat on me. I had spent much of the previous hour not being able to enter the full asanas, not meeting my eyes in the mirror or fully engaged, …

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Featured Yogi: Hamish

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                          Name: Hamish Kenworthy Studio: Apollo Power Yoga, Christchurch Years teaching: 5 Years practicing: 7 Favourite yoga style: Power Vinyasa Could you share what Baptiste yoga is about? Baptiste power vinyasa yoga is a strong, challenging practice that is transformative to the body creating long, lean functional strength. …

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Summer

Jane Small Things

Sand, surf, ocean swims (or not yet if you didn’t book far enough ahead). Soft rain, warm breezes. Cold rain, wet washing. Ice-cream. Bare feet. Late nights. Sunrises. Cotton shirts. Hair undone. Outdoor yoga. Freshly mown grass. Dandelions and pohutukawas. Iceberg lettuce. Beach towels over deck railings. Faded sameness. Memory making. Sunscreen. Sunburn. Blueberries with everything. Skin. Bowie on repeat. …

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Featured Yogi: Melissa

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Name: Melissa Allen (Ananadaroupa) Studio: Freelance Teacher – BOP Polytechnic Sport & Rec Centre and various other locations, Tauranga Years teaching: 3.5 years teaching Yoga and 6 years as a LesMills BodyBalance instructor Years practicing: 10 years consistently, 20 years sporadically! Favourite yoga style: I love my foundation which is Hatha (Satyananda Lineage) but equally enjoy Vinyasa, Yin Yoga and many …

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