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Yoga Exercises to Help Prevent and Relieve Back Pain

Yoga Exercises to Help Prevent and Relieve Back Pain

Yoga Exercises to Help Prevent and Relieve Back PainLower back pain is a common pregnancy symptom caused by ligament-loosening hormones, weight gain and a shifting center of gravity, especially towards the 2nd& 3rdtrimester.Here are some yoga exercises for expecting mothers to help prevent and relieve back pain during pregnancy, as well as improve your core strength, flexibility and balance as your belly grows.You can easily incorporate them into your practice or do them on your own. Also great for non…

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Congratulation Yoga Teacher Graduates May 2020!

Congratulation Yoga Teacher Graduates May 2020!

Big congratulations to our May 2020 Asia Pacific Yoga Teacher Graduates who completed their RYT200 Yoga Teacher Training in beautiful Taupo, New Zealand.Lots of laughter, shared dinners, explorations, growth and transformation. It was such a pleasure and honour to mentor and share our passion for yoga with these nine amazing individuals.  It’s time for them to share what they have learnt with their respective communities. We are so proud of them 🙂

Asia Pacific Yoga Free Yoga Classes

Asia Pacific Yoga Free Yoga Classes

Saturday 6 June 2020, Empower Fitness TaupoSo proud of all our May-June 2020 Taupo yoga teacher trainees as they taught really well at their first public classes yesterday. ❤️❤️The classes was conducted as part of our current 200 hour yoga teacher training where our teacher trainees lead members of the public through a lovely 60 minute Hatha Vinyasa class.Details of the promotion are here : https://asiapacificyoga.com/workshops/Big thanks to Empower Fitness Taupo for hosting the yoga classes and for the Taupo community…

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Baby Yogi In The Making

Baby Yogi In The Making

We are delighted and excited to announce a new coming addition to our little yogi family. Looking forward to welcoming this wee yogi in October 2020.

Moon Salutations

Moon Salutations

Supermoon – Wednesday 8 April 2020, 2.35pm Auckland time.Sun Salutations are said to be a yang practice, related to activity, heat and light, whilst Moon Salutations are associated with a yin practice – receptive, meditative and cooling.In honour of the Supermoon today, we practice the moon salutation sequence to recognize and respect the lunar or cooling side of our being or what’s thought of as the feminine, mother-like, divine woman side. This practice honors the moon, tunes into Mother Nature,…

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How to make Kombucha (fermented tea)

How to make Kombucha (fermented tea)

I would like to tell you how I make Kombucha tea. I would not say that I am an expert in kombucha making but I’ve made a few rounds already and it has all turned out alright so I’ll share my method with you. What is kombucha? First things first, what in the world is kombucha? I was first introduced to kombucha when I stayed with an Air BnB host in Wellington who was into organic whole foods, yoga and…

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Pounamu Blessing at Lake Rotopounamu

Pounamu Blessing at Lake Rotopounamu

Blessing / charging the pounamus in Lake Rotopounamu, named for its beautiful jade green colour, just in time for our Oct and Nov yoga teacher trainings in Piha. I like to think that the lake bed is made out of pounamu hence the name 🙂These beautiful sacred stones were blessed with our students in mind, wishing them an easy and transformative journey. A short karakia (prayer) was said and Steve sang some mantras.In Maori culture greenstone necklaces were crafted into…

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Moorea Tahiti Yoga Teacher Training

Moorea Tahiti Yoga Teacher Training

Thank you Mo’orea you have been wonderful. And the location of our yogi house, right at the edge of a clear, coral-filled lagoon – simply priceless!Lucky we managed to sneak in many many snorkelling and swimming sessions with the fishes, rays and turtles during the breaks. Here’s to all the laughter, lightness, love, expansion and transformation that emerged from our inaugural Tahiti yoga teacher training.Join us on our next yoga teacher training in Tahiti or New Zealand.

World’s Best 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programs for 2019/2020

World’s Best 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programs for 2019/2020

So… this happened. We got word that we made it on BookRetreats’s World’s Best 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programmes for 2019/2020.  What an amazing surprise we had when we saw that our 200 Hour Mo’orea Yoga Teacher Training was number 1 on the list! And here it is! World’s Best 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programs for 2019/2020

Choosing to Train as a Yoga Teacher with the Asia Pacific Yoga School

Choosing to Train as a Yoga Teacher with the Asia Pacific Yoga School

Excerpts taken from Christina Totina of Bulgaria’s blog. Read her full blog here. I used a highly sophisticated method in choosing the school I was going to do my teacher training with. It is called intuition. I am so glad I trusted my intuition and chose the Asia Pacific Yoga School for my training. Steve and Joleen were fantastic and I am so grateful to them for sharing and imparting their knowledge and wisdom so generously and effortlessly*. The training took place…

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