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Ahimsa: Non-Violence – by Nicole Moyes

“Gentle eyes to the reality as it is.” Ahimsa, a concept that on the surface seems relatively simple – NO Violence. I believe most of us in the yoga world can comfortably say we are non-violent humans. I have a lot of respect for my friends who are out there fighting for the ‘little guy’…
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The New Rich – by Adele Kinghan

Don’t have time for yoga this week? Read on… But first let me ask you this: How is the state of your heart today? Pause for a moment and breathe into it. Your heart that is a muscle, an organ, a mind. Can you be in the felt experience of your heart? Catching yourself before…
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Spring Smoothie And Granola – by Tracey Wheeler

Spring smoothie and granola for the lighter months.
I have finally caught up on some sleep from the doco and am starting to feel a bit more human. It means that I can catch up on some of the nutrition that I have been missing. It is really hard when you are travelling to have all your normal resources at hand so it’s…
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The Blind Foundation And Nutrition Follow-Up – by Tracey Wheeler

Nutritionist Tracey Wheeler shares her journey through New Zealand with The Blind Foundation filming a documentary.
October The documentary is now complete (see my previous post) and after some rest, I finally feel like I am coming up for air. It was a brilliant journey and I learnt a lot of life lessons along the way. Firstly, I am happy to say that everyone enjoyed the food. Phew! That was a…
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The Blind Foundation And Nutrition – by Tracey Wheeler

The Blind Foundation – 7 September This week marks the start of a new adventure with The Blind Foundation. I have been included in a group that will be making a journey through New Zealand for the filming of a documentary. Each day they will have a different physical challenge to do including running a…
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The Kindness Institute – by Kristina Cavit

Last year it was recorded that New Zealand has the second highest teen suicide rate in the OECD. The World Health Organisation also estimates that by 2025, 80% of people will have suffered from a mental health condition throughout their lives. What if we could change this? What if youth did have the tools they…
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The Big Squeeze – by Tracey Wheeler

YogaTalk - The Big Sqeeze. The Yoga Connection
Today I had the privilege of spending the morning with some great people who are doing great things for people in need. The Community Fruit Harvesting movement was started by Di Celliers around five years ago to help people who don’t have enough to eat. Originally it started as a church garden but then evolved…
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Rugby To Yoga – by Tony Marsh

Rugby To Yoga - The Yoga Connection, New Zealand's Yoga Guide
Ten years after turning the page on a sporting career and having a bit of time to mull things over and put everything in perspective, I have to say that I put my body through hell. Yeah, I was living the dream so to speak, paid to do what I loved and what I was…
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