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Category: Yoga



The Worst Exercises for your Back and Pelvic Floor

Not only will they NOT give you a flat stomach,  you are probably  causing damage to your lower back, neck and pelvic floor. Here’s why? These exercises cause the superficial upper abdominals (the six pack rectus abdominis) to bear down into the deep stomach muscles (transverse abdominals) which then press down on the pelvic floor. If you don’t […]

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YOGA FOR LIFE CHANGE

As with many that have served in the Defence Forces, I sustained several injuries and suffered chronic pain for many years. A few more things went terribly wrong  and this lead to depression, anxiety and lots of medication and treatment. So fast forward to the present day, what has changed?? I changed. I now own and operate a […]

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Yoga for Women 50 plus

YOGA FOR WOMEN 50 PLUS Some of the common things I hear and see as a Yoga teacher is how ladies have tried Yoga and didn’t like it? so I have to ask the question WHY? Yoga is the most balanced of exercise for mind and body. It is becoming the flavour of the month […]

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VIRTUAL PERSONAL TRAINING

Despite your best intentions to train alone or go walking, it may not be enough for you to maintain the same motivation. If the group class time table doesn’t suit you, then why not do private training sessions. Option 1 – Virtually session, where we will coach you as if you were in our gym.Your […]

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Explore the pristine landscape – Tarkine Rainforest, Tasmania 6 – 11 Nov 17

Explore the world heritage listed Tarkine rainforest in style, fully guided tour by locals, we stay at an exclusive purpose built base camp and explore the remote wilderness over 4 days/3 nights carrying only a day pack. The Tarkine is the largest cool temperate rainforest in the southern hemisphere and second in the world. Our accommodation is considered glamping, with floored tents, beds, […]

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New Year, New Attitude

Start the New Year New with a new attitude, instead of New Year resolutions that are usually forgotten by Feb. A positive mindset is infectious not just for our mind but our overall health, and it will outlast a few resolutions made on New Year’s Eve. Sure it’s easy to slip back into old routines, filled with unhealthy […]

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Ladies Walking and Wine Adventure, Marlborough Region, NZ 8-13 May 2017

Grab your passport, sense of adventure and get ready for a the next FLF trip in a beautiful part of New Zealand 8 – 13 May 17. You carry nothing but your camera, water, a few snacks, whilst your luggage is transported to our next lodge and will be waiting in your hotel room. After easy walking distances, […]

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MINDFULNESS – What is it?

Whoaaaa ,slow down – LIFE  is way too busy.  You will hear the term MINDFULNESS  more and more often, so what it is? I think we can all agree that our lives have got busier with each passing decade. There is relentless communications, social media, the expectation of constant contact and demands of daily life personal and […]

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The Worst Exercises for your Back and Pelvic Floor

The Worst Exercises that you can do for your lower back and pelvic floor have just been named and shamed in this month’s Member’s Newsletter. It should be noted that at least half of those exercises are Pilates based, so are you keeping your back and pelvic floor safe? Want to learn more? Join us for our New 7 Week Spring Health and […]

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Is 50 the new 40 or is it even better?

Fifty is definitely the new 40. So if you are about to turn 50 (or perhaps if you are already there) it’s certainly not the time to stop exercising, in fact quite the opposite is true. At least half of the age related diseases and injuries are caused by disuse and misuse. We should therefore be building strong bodies […]

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