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How to be a yoga teacher and keep your sanity

GUEST POST: CHARLEY HICKEYRollercoasters are fun, right? They take you up and down and in all different kinds of directions. You get pretty disoriented, your mind can play tricks on you, even make you question yourself and what true reality is. I’ve been on the rollercoaster of yoga teaching for quite some time now and … Continue reading How to be a yoga teacher and keep your sanity
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Writing as part of your yoga practice

GUEST POST: JENNY ELLINGHAUS I wrote Yoga for Travellers during a difficult time in my life, a time when I needed my yoga practice more than ever. When my relationship ended after 12 years, I lost my partner, my best friend and my regular travelling companion all at once. I questioned what I wanted to … Continue reading Writing as part of your yoga practice
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The Importance of Balancing the Four Relationships

    GUEST POST: KEN MCLEAN Balance is the key aspect of life. When we establish or fall into harmony with our life there is a sense of flow or effortlessness. We feel as if the environment is supporting us in our actions. In Ancient Taoism, this was termed Wu Wei or effortless effort. However effortlessness … Continue reading The Importance of Balancing the Four Relationships
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Teaching yoga to manage pain

GUEST POST: RACHAEL WEST 1 in 5 Australians suffer Persistent Pain! Learning how pain works can help you keep your clients A growing body of evidence shows yoga helps with a range of pain conditions, including fibromyalgia, arthritis and lower back pain. But doctors and physiotherapists are wary of referring pain patients to yoga. They … Continue reading Teaching yoga to manage pain
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Radical Self Responsibility: Doing away with the blame game

GUEST POST: DR JEAN BYRNE In a few weeks I am turning 40. This year has included lots of change. Our family is now complete and our work is changing as now I work closely with three other (remarkable) people rather than alone or just with my husband. Life is in a constant state of … Continue reading Radical Self Responsibility: Doing away with the blame game
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Employee vs Contractor and Superannuation for yoga teachers

    There appears to be confusion on the matter of superannuation payments to yoga instructors or teachers. Please follow this link to access the information sheet that explains the difference between and an employee and a contractor. Essentially yoga instructors or teachers are considered labour contractors and as such are eligible for superannuation payments by … Continue reading Employee vs Contractor and Superannuation for yoga teachers
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Yoga for Trauma Recovery

GUEST POST: HELEN CUSHING Yoga is a powerful and efficient system for changing the brain. This is exactly the need of people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Not all trauma survivors develop PTSD but for those who do, life becomes unbearable, just as the trauma was. Devoid of hope, suicide can feel like the … Continue reading Yoga for Trauma Recovery
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Evidence Based Benefits of Yoga and Meditation on Stress Related Conditions

GUEST POST: Judy Lovas In the last 10 years, there’s been a rapid and exciting rise of scientific research in yoga and mindfulness meditation. Today, studies demonstrate that non-invasive practices such as yoga can reduce anxiety, stress, depressive symptoms and sleep disorders. This is important since in 2014-15, nearly 12% or 2.1 million Australians aged … Continue reading Evidence Based Benefits of Yoga and Meditation on Stress Related Conditions
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The IVF Treadmill: The role yoga can play in assisted pregnancy programs

    GUEST POST: DR. JEAN BYRNE Yoga is a wonderful way to prepare the body for pregnancy. It helps reduce stress, balance hormones and overall can help us feel well in body, mind and spirit. Yet sometimes no matter how much yoga we do, or how healthy we are, we still may find ourselves … Continue reading The IVF Treadmill: The role yoga can play in assisted pregnancy programs
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Health Funds Update: Teachers To Provide Additional Information

Health Insurance Funds continue to pay benefits for yoga. Yoga Australia Registered Teacher status provides the Funds with the quality assurance they are seeking. However, with some funds we need to provide additional information as follows:   Date of Expiry of First Aid Certificate Date of Expiry of Insurance Certificate  Your street address (PO boxes … Continue reading Health Funds Update: Teachers To Provide Additional Information
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