In this issue

Practice -
The foundation of growth in yoga

Nancy Jackson explains why practice makes it possible to learn, improve, maintain and deepen your experience of yoga.

How greed is killing the Ganges

Filmmaker Lisa Sabina Harney's story why the Ganges is fast becoming little more than an open sewer and free-for-all quarry.

No gap yoga

Melbourne's Peggy Hailstone visits a Victorian property that is using yoga as part of their recovery method from addiction.

Slow Down

Do you ever catch yourself rushing your yoga practice? Amy Booth shows gives us some clues why this happens, and how to resolve.

From injury to insight

Iyengar Yoga teacher Mark Gibson's story about how physical compromise is a chance to explore the versatility of yoga.

Information Overload

Swamped by emails? Overwhelmed with facebook posts? In this age of information excess can yoga help us discern the real message?

IYTA heading for 50 years old

From founder to modern-day president. How the organisation has grown and shared yoga to thousands..

Yamas Challenge

Rebecca Hanley spends one month immersing herself in the ancient guidelines for yogic living.

Finding solid ground

It's 5 years since the earthquakes in Christchurch and yoga is still making a difference to people's lives. Read this inspiring story.

In Conversation with Abhi Iyengar

During her recent Australia tour AYL talked to the new face of Iyengar Yoga, Abhijita Srindgar Iyengar.

Trikonasana - Triangle Pose

Jenni Morrison shares tips on how to identify and avoid common compensation movements in Trikonasana.

Vinyasa - Soothe and Surrender

Enjoy this restorative practice blends time comfort and warmth to dissolve tension.



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


How can you do deep back-bending postures safely and effectively? Sydney's Simon and Bianca from Yoga Synergy answer this and other student's questions.

Pranayama - your path to better breathing

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

This Yoga Life

Loraine Rushton shares the joy that yoga brings to deaf and blind students.

Notes from the classroom

Vivienne Pearson shares how yoga has found her at various points along life's journey.

Wholly Munchies - Super Legumes

Enjoy some great recipes using these nutritious pulses.

Yoga Quest

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

Sutras - Sacred Threads

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


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.