It is a passionate and often divisive conversation. Melbourne teacher Amanda McLean’s article looks at this question, and comes to some interesting conclusions.
In conversation with
AG and Indra Mohan
A G and Indra Mohan toured Australia late last year. Alice Williams asked them about their teachings and Krishnamacharya’s legacy.
Samskara - Breaking Patterns
Nancy Jackson (Swami Dayananda) explores memory and how inquiry and meditation can use your past to influence your future.
Beyond the Body - Compassion
Leigh Marchant looks at how a dedicated yoga practice can bring about changes that encourage us to become more compassionate.
Safety in Yoga Practice
- Is it a given?
At some stage in our yoga journey many of us will have pushed the limits, read about some of the reasons why we do this, and how to avoid the repercussions.
Yoga full Circle
Falling out of love with your yoga practice' is not the sort of thing you expect to hear from a yoga teacher - but what happens if you do!
Wisdom of the Ancients
Rahda Bornstein explains the five elements of Ayurveda and how this practical science can be used every day.
Heads Up on Headaches
We look at the causes, and how yoga can help relieve them - especially tension headaches.
Fire up your Core
Which yoga practices fire up the core muscles? Margaux Lovett shows how yoga facilitates the whole body to create a strong and balanced core.
Parighasana - Gate Pose
Melbourne Iyengar teachers Peter and Sue Scott guide us through this pose that strengthens the side of our torso, opens shoulders, and helps to reduce neck and shoulder tension. It also helps improve breathing capacity.
This vinyasa integrates strengthening, cleansing, and calming poses encouraging a healthy body and clear mind.
Here are the regular features you will find in our current issue.
This Yoga Life
Greg asks why don't more young men don't do yoga.
Sutras - Sacred Threads
Understand the sutras and how to use them in your day-to-day life.
Notes from the classroom
IYTA president Mary-Louise Parkinson shares her story about when something goes wrong during class. A must read for all teachers.
Sydney based yoga teacher Sindar Kaur answers your pranayama questions.
How can I begin to increase the flexibility of my hips? Sydney's Simon and Bianca from Yoga Synergy answer this, and other student's questions.
Great recipes to tempt you in the winter months.
Our overseas contributor Siddhartha Krishna takes a look at the philosophical side of yoga.