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Yoga Teacher Training: A Year On

  I still remember with absolute clarity my first day of yoga teacher training. It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since I first stepped foot in Power Living and what was to become one of the most magical and transformational journeys of my life was at its very birth. I had been in […]

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An Urban Retreat in Bondi

It was while I was at Wanderlust 108 earlier this year that I first came across Bondi Yoga House. The first of its kind in Sydney, Bondi Yoga House is an urban guest house and retreat nestled down a quiet street in Bondi, a safe yet short distance from the buzz of the beach. Offering year-round retreats, […]

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The Modern Yogi Project: In the Beginning

Things have been rather stressful of late. My Instagram feed may be made up of picturesque sunrises that show Bondi basking in an early morning glow and cozy book nooks with steaming cups of tea, and while the vast majority of the time I’m living the Australian dream, that’s not to say there aren’t stresses […]

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Power Living Graduation Weekend

  And so it is over; after much blood, sweat, and many many tears, our yoga teacher training has come to an end. Our graduation weekend not only marked the end of our time teacher training with Power Living, but the anniversary of a wonderful first three months of Sydney-side living. As the queen of […]

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Assisting with Power Living

Given my extended stay in Bali, it seemed that no sooner had I stepped off the plane – and straight into the office – that I was leaving on Friday lunch time for another intense weekend of Power Living teacher training. It being a sweltering 42 degrees on the Friday, suffice to say the studio […]

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Stranded in Bali

Towards the end of the yoga retreat, rumours were rife that a looming ash cloud was to affect a number of flights returning to Australia and New Zealand and it soon became clear that the majority of us were to be stranded in Bali. And thus followed a flurry of emails and calls to bosses and […]

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Power Living Does Ubud

Since my Power Living yoga retreat finished five days ago I’ve avoided blogging about it. I like to think of myself as something of a wordsmith – albeit an amateur one – and have struggled to get into words quite how incredible the week was. To say that prior to starting the retreat I was […]

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Yoga Teacher Training: Part Two

To say the first forty hours of yoga teacher training was a challenge is something of an understatement. Ill and underprepared, despite an energizing walk home after the fourth and final day, watching in awe as the sun set over North Bondi, I got home, crawled into bed and cried. My body ached, my brain […]

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One Wave Fluro Fridays

Tomorrow is World Mental Health Day; and thus, despite being half way through a very intense four days of yoga teacher training, I wanted to blog about the second yoga event I’ve attended since moving to Sydney a month ago run by mental health charity OneWave. Following on from last Friday’s incredible sunrise yoga, I signed up for […]

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Yoga Teacher Training: In The Beginning

It’s no secret that deciding to train as a yoga teacher had little to do with finding the path to enlightenment and everything to do with relocating to a city I had fallen in love with under the loosely disguised veil that I referred to as career development when pushed. Thus with something I can […]

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