Living Well Blog

Welcome to Living Well! A living, breathing health and wellbeing blog. Our purpose is to create interesting, informative and thought provoking blogs on all things yoga, meditation, health, happiness and wellbeing.

5 Reasons to Cross Train with Yoga

Monday 7th September 2015, 12:00am
5 Reasons to Cross Train with Yoga

No matter what other type of fitness or training you are into, Yoga can help to improve your performance. On the flipside, your other passion(s) can enhance your Yoga practice. Let's take strength training as an example, on the surface they seem to be complete...

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5 Reasons to Practice Suyra Namaskar

Tuesday 21st July 2015, 4:30pm
5 Reasons to Practice Suyra Namaskar

We often get asked why we practice Surya Namaskar, in every class so we thought we'd write a blog to shed some 'light' on the subject. In Sanskrit Surya means Sun and Namaskar means 'to bow down', so we are 'saluting' the Sun. It's a sequence of flowing poses...

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3 Ways Yoga Improves Fertility

Monday 11th May 2015, 1:00pm
3 Ways Yoga Improves Fertility

Yoga is well known for increasing flexibility and fitness but did you know it can actually help you to conceive? Infertility is a common issue in today's society; in fact a study conducted in Adelaide revealed 1 in 6 Australian couples (see page 9) have issue...

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5 Ways Yoga Helps You Lose Weight

Thursday 9th April 2015, 7:00am
5 Ways Yoga Helps You Lose Weight

We know that yoga is great for relaxation and stress reduction, but what about Yoga for weight loss? Admittedly, it's not the first form of exercise that springs to most people's mind when they want to lose weight. If you're looking to shed some extra kilos, d...

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How Yoga Helps With Anxiety

Monday 16th February 2015, 1:28pm
How Yoga Helps With Anxiety

A little bit of anxiety is normal, we've all had it at some point in life, exams, job interviews, speeches etc. However, some people suffer from persistent constant worry. In this situation the anxiety becomes overwhelming, sometimes even crippling, affecting...

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7 Tips for Better Sleep

Tuesday 3rd February 2015, 2:00pm
7 Tips for Better Sleep

If you don't get enough sleep it can take its toll on your physical health, your sex life, relationships and even your job. Sleep gives your body, mind and senses a chance to refresh and rejuvenate. In Ayurvedic Medicine, sleep is considered one of the 3 pill...

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5 Ways to Let Go & Find Happiness

Thursday 22nd January 2015, 8:00am
5 Ways to Let Go & Find Happiness

We all tend to hold onto things we do not need, whether it be material possessions, relationships or thoughts about ourselves. In yogic terms the practice of non-grasping/non-possessiveness is known as Aparigraha. Yoga philosophy teaches us to accept what we...

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New Year Detox - 5 Tips to Cleanse Your Life

Tuesday 6th January 2015, 8:32pm
New Year Detox - 5 Tips to Cleanse Your Life

It's a new year, which means it's time to hit the reset button, it's time for new beginnings. This week we're talking about cleansing, however, we're not talking about juice fasts and colonic cleanses! There are many toxins out there, in our food, in the air,...

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Karma Yoga - Selfless Giving is the Art of Living

Saturday 3rd January 2015, 1:00pm
Karma Yoga - Selfless Giving is the Art of Living

This week's blog is all about a form of yoga called Karma Yoga. Karma Yoga is the yoga of action, it's the path of selfless service to your fellow human beings. It's one of the 3 paths to enlightenment that is based on the teachings of an ancient Hindu text ca...

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Making Realistic New Years Resolutions

Friday 19th December 2014, 4:00pm
Making Realistic New Years Resolutions

Have you ever kept a New Year's Resolution? If so, do you know why you succeeded? If not, why do you think you couldn't stick to it? There are many reasons of course why we fail at making a lasting change. Things like, the goal was too big, or you didn't break...

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