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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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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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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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Featured Yogi: Cushla

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Name: Cushla Sheridan Studio: Te Hine Ruru Retreat Russell Years teaching: 10   Years practicing: 20+ Favourite yoga style: Asthanga is my personal practice; this tradition lends itself well to my mostly home-based practice in rural NZ. However I like to teach a more gentle style of vinyasa flow yoga that allows me to teach, and focus on the needs of the students I have …

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Featured Yogi: Stacy

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                    Name: Stacy Jacqueline Lee Ghin Studios: Dancing Vishnu (also teaches at Yoga Sanctuary and Les Mills) Years teaching: 3 Years practicing: 18 Favourite yoga style: Vinyasa, and my own private practice What’s your favourite time of the day to practice? Morning, or at night by candlelight. What advice would you …

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Featured Yogi: Brigid

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Name: Brigid Costello Studio: Wairere Pilates and Yoga, Wellington Years teaching: 6 Years practicing: 11 consistent years after intermittent practice as a teenager Favourite yoga style: Creative vinyasa flow What’s your favourite posture at the moment? The peaceful sleeping embryo position, lying on one side, curled into a ball after savasana. It’s deliciously nurturing. There’s so much potential in that …

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