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Featured Yogi: Jase

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Name: Jase Te Patu Studio: Power Living Aotearoa New Zealand Years teaching: 25 years of Fitness/Dance and 7 years YOGA Years practicing: 14 Favourite yoga style: Vinyasa Flow and Yin in equal measures When do you prefer to practice? Mornings. To start the day with a clear head and light body. What brought you to yoga? Rehab from a ripped …

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Featured Yogi: Gitavali

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Name: Gitavali Devi Dasi Studios: The Loft Yoga Lounge and for the Veda Club (Auckland Uni) Years teaching: 7 Years practicing: 18 but more seriously 12 Favourite yoga style: Hatha flow Do you have a favourite time of the day to practice? Mornings when I have a chance, but I do enjoy an evening practice. How would you briefly describe …

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Yoga Bodies

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If you’ve been around the yoga world long enough you will have heard the mantra, yoga is for EVERY body, a lot. A lot, a lot. And for good reason, it’s true! Although just as probably you’ve heard rumblings of disapproval over Instagram images or teachers who venture into the fitness side of classes. All those bodies being shown off, …

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Featured Yogi: Lauren

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Name: Lauren Anning Studio: Yoga & You Years teaching: 1 Years practicing: 4 Favourite yoga style: Yin Yoga What’s your favourite asana at the moment? It’ll have to be Warrior III, it is a pose that I have felt the most progress in. Initially, I really struggled to find the strength to hold this pose but with persistent effort, I …

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Featured Yogi: Claire

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Name: Claire Robbie Studio: Movement LAB and one-on-one individual classes Years teaching: 6 Years practicing: 10 Favourite yoga style: Yin and Power Yoga Do you have a favourite yoga pose at the moment? I always love a good pigeon and Trikonasana – Triangle Pose. It all depends on how I’m feeling in my body and what I want to get …

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Wanderlust Taupo - The Yoga Connection

Wanderlust’s New Zealand Teachers – View From The Stage

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If you follow any NZ yogis on social media then your feed over the last little while may have been a tad overloaded with Wanderlust pics from all those photo-savvy humans who remembered to take a brilliant shot leaping into the air in front of the perfect photo-ready sign. Some of us didn’t. But I did pick up a taste …

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The Yoga Connection - Featured Yogi: Nic Robson

Featured Yogi: Nik

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Name: Nik Robson Studio: Unattached Years teaching: 3 Years practicing: 5 Favourite yoga style: Yin What time of the day do you prefer to practice? Sunrise and sunset. I like to harmonise with the rhythms of nature. What has been a major influence on your yoga journey? Getting injured. A divine sign from my body to slow down and tune …

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Featured Yogi: Adele

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Name: Adele Maree Kinghan Studio: Private coaching in person and online, and teacher training with Yoga Sanctuary Auckland Years teaching: 8 Years practicing: 10 Favourite yoga style: Embodied Flow™ Favourite time of the day to practice? Meditation – first thing in the morning and last thing in the evening. Asana  – I prefer either later in the morning when my …

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Featured Yogi: Tash

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Name: Natasha Domonkos Studio: Beginner Yogi Years teaching: 2 Years practicing: 5+ (I dabbled for a long time!) Favourite yoga style: All of it, it depends on my mood, my body, my intention… What do you remember about your very first yoga class? Well, my first official class was actually a DVD in the spare room of our flat at …

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TYC went to Wellington!

Wonderful Wellington

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A couple of Thursdays back I popped down to Wellington (my home town of a long time ago) to meet with some of the yoga teachers, studio owners and gorgeous yogis on their home turf. I managed to fit in a couple of classes and can’t wait to return because they were amazing and the yoga community there is amazing …

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