Category Archives: Yoga

Deep Rest !

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We have been in this beautiful new Centre now for nearly 8 months its hard to believe. Bungarran House holds 3 health businesses The Karma Studio, Better Body Sanctuary and Triskele Healing. We all get along beautifully and believe we are creating a special place for people to come and rest, rejuvenate and recover from the […]

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A peak inside an Afternoon Retreat

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Shoes at the door, leaving the world behind me… I’ll be honest with you I didn’t realize how stressed I had become until my drive to the Retreat at The Karma Studio.  Arriving with no expectation apart from very tight shoulders.  From the  moment I stepped through the doors of the Retreat a feeling instantly […]

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The True Power of Yoga in my Life

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The real benefits of Yoga for me go well beyond an exercise class.  To commit to Yoga as part of your life is to strongly commit to yourself.  For me Yoga at the Karma Studio has always been part of my spiritual practice.  It has never been a big class where you get lost and uncorrected […]

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A little Guidance from Spirit…

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Early in July 2016 I was lucky enough to have a session with an energetic healer.  This lady was the real deal!.  As a gifted Celtic Psychic Gwynneth Scott works with your Aura calling upon your spirit guides and Indigenous Australian spirit to access and release trapped energy in the body. http://triskelehealing.blogspot.com.au/p/triskele-healing-therapy.html All I can say […]

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My life’s journey of self discovery towards good health!

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Reflecting back to my early teens I can’t say I ever felt very well.  This sense of unwell carried well into Adulthood for me.  My search earnestly began when I was 19.  24 years ago, trying everything under the sun to just feel at least ”ok” would have been enough. To me the answers didn’t […]

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Can you still your mind for business success?

Karma Studio ran their first workshop at the Bayside Business Network, Still Your Mind for Business Success, at Sandringham Yacht Club on Monday the 26th of May. With more than 25 in attendance, it was a departure from the usual BBN seminar fare (full disclosure: I too presented a talk on writing and rhetoric earlier […]

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Yoga for weight loss

Believe it or not but yoga can assist you in losing weight. Yoga is an aerobic form of exercise. There are a number of different poses, known as asanas, that are appropriate for people of all weights and levels of flexibility. Yoga brings the breath, the mind and the body on the same platform. If […]

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Let’s talk yoga during the winter time!

Winter has to be one of the hardest times to get motivated to do any sort of physical activity because it usually involves going out, emerging from our heated homes, our comfy beds, the television or our books. But the key is to get over that initial hesitation because of the cold or to overcome […]

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Beating the Heat with Pranayama

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After a slow start to the warmer weather this summer, we finally got the heat that many of us were wishing for (maybe just a little too much heat for most of us) and it looks like we are still in for some warm, summer days this month. A simple, effective way of cooling down […]

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Setting Your Intention for 2014

With the new year upon us, it’s the perfect time to set an intention for the year ahead. In yoga, we call this intention or affirmation, a sankalpa. It’s important when setting an intention that it is a positive one and that we truly believe in the intention we are setting. To learn more about setting […]

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Yoga Nidra

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Yoga Nidra forms an integral part of The Karma Studio’s yoga programs. It is an integrative and systematic relaxation technique that completes a 1.5-hour yoga session. In Western terminology it is called ‘psychic sleep’. It can be used any time of the day and anywhere to give your energy levels a boost if you feel […]

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The chair pose: looks simple?

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The Karma Studio offers personalised yoga programs for individuals of all ages and levels of yoga skill. What our teachers encourage students to do is push themselves, but of course within their mental and physiological restraints. The Chair pose (Utkatasana) is one that appears relatively simplistic but it can be one of the most powerful poses, […]

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The spirituality of yoga

Yoga is not simply about stretching, pushing yourself to those physical limits and breathing. It’s also about connecting with yourself and whatever greater force you believe is out there, if any at all. Always keep in mind to forgive yourself for your flaws. You can never be physically, spiritually or mentally perfect in any way. […]

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What is a Yoga Retreat?

The name Yoga Retreat will, at first mention, almost always deter some. They think that what will be involved is strange ritualistic chanting, bells, whistles and difficult yoga poses. This is not at all the case. Retreats can be extended stays away from town, in the country or at a beach location, or they can […]

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What is Yoga?

The word ‘Yoga’ actually comes from Sanskrit and refers to any series of disciplined mental, physical and spiritual practices that make up one’s life. The term and hence the actions associated with it originated in ancient India. Even the simple act of performing menial tasks outside or in the home, of course with discipline, is considered a […]

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Learning about the breath: what is “pranayama”?

The word pranayama is composed of prana and yama (control) and is meant to be understood as “control of the breath”. “Control” is however a harsh word; we prefer to use “discipline.” So the breath! We all know it exists because without it we wouldn’t be alive, but we’re never conscious of it and how […]

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