In this issue

Beginners mind

Nancy Jackson explores how the practice of beginner's mind can bring a fresh perspective to each moment.

Ten steps to a daily yoga practice

Doctor Lauren Tober outlines some practical ways to achieve this elusive goal.

Beyond the mat
- the art of doing and being

How do we take that sense of being from the mat into our daily life?

Loving the body back to life
- Iyengar Yoga in addiction recovery

What do Patanjali's practices of dharana, dhyana and samadhi have to do with Alcoholics Anonymous?

Downward Facing Dog
- A lifes work

Dog is a whole body mudra often used as a way to teach the bandhas or energy locks.
Flo Fenton explores.

Inspired by a dream

Suvi Mahonen talks to the man who would be Australia's first Aboriginal yoga teacher.

Moved to tears

Denise Cullen explores the unexpected emotional responses many of us experience on the mat.

Yoga News
- Changing of the guard

Yoga Australia new president highlights the year to come and what it means for teachers and yoga practitioners.

Chenrezig Institute

Chenrezig opens its doors even wider for those of us seeking compassionate, mindful ways to counter the stresses of modern living.

Yoga styles change

Yoga teaching and styles have changed dramatically over the last 30 years but what does this mean for yoga teachers?

Business of Yoga

Yoga is now big business, but where do the bucks stop asks David Spratt?

Savasana - Corpse Pose

Savasana an after-thought, or is this the only time a person actually experiences yoga?
Melbourne Iyengar teacher Tim Bosworth gives some clues to mastering this posture.

Vinyasa - Finding your ease

This vinyasa helps create mobility, strength, and flexibility in addition to creating strong bones, muscles and ligaments.




Here are the regular features you will find in our current issue.

Pranayama - your path to better breathing

Sindar Kaur discusses the benefits of yoga breathing for your wellbeing.

Notes from the classroom

Belinda Firmstone shares how yoga helped her overcome the fear of not being good enough.

Wholly Munchies

Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian shares some great recipes to satisfy your stomach and soul.

Sutras - Sacred Threads

Understand the sutras and how to use them in your day-to-day life.

Yoga Quest

Our overseas contributor Siddhartha Krishna takes a look at the philosophical side of yoga.

This Yoga Life

Kate shares her waking body movements and sounds exploring her emotional resilience and spiritual self.


How can physical yoga help you meditate? Sydney's Simon and Bianca from Yoga Synergy answer this and other student's questions.


Books, CD and DVD reviews

Australia-wide Teacher Training Directory

Retreat directory

 Your guide to Australian and Overseas retreats.

Classified directory

A comprehensive guide to products and services.