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Who Gives A Crap

We do! Here at Yoga Jivana we are taking steps to decrease our impact on the environment by switching toilet paper.  We were drawn to Who Gives A Crap because of their ingenious name, no really, they donate 50% of their profits to WaterAid to build toilets and improve...

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Intensive vs. Class 

What is an intensive?  How is it different to casual class attendance?  Can anyone sign up for an intensive? An intensive allows you to immerse yourself in yoga in a concentrated way and begin to feel the positive effects of a daily yoga practice.  Often held over...

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Your All-Purpose Pose

Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Facing Dog Pose This marvellously rejuvenating asana is like an app that can be used on any device…able to move across any digital platform. It’s the asana that can constitute a practice when your usual practice or...

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Remembering Guruji

As I rolled over out of savasana today a reminder popped up on my phone’s screen… ‘anniversary of Guruji’s passing’. Hard to grasp that it’s been one year already… Indeed, August 20th marks 12 months since this titian of the yoga world, BKS Iyengar...

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Open up!

Ustrasana – Camel Pose Ustrasana_peterscott_ayl This asana article by Peter Scott was first published in Australian Yoga Life...

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Why do a Workshop?

Yoga Workshops are related, grouped sessions that train yoga students in the development of deeper awareness, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. During the workshops we delve into both the practical & philosophical aspects of yoga asanas. Time is...

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How to Stand on your Head

Salambha Sirsasana – Headstand salamba sirsasana_headstand_peterscott_ayl This asana article by Peter Scott was first published in Australian Yoga Life...

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No Snooze Yoga

The profound effect of yoga on ones life is sometimes felt more keenly when our asana practice lapses. We all have, at one time or another, either made a decision to make yoga part of our daily life by doing it each morning, or promised ourselves to make it to class...

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