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Simple steps to Calm Down – Nancy Hanley

Simple steps to Calm Down It’s not only remembering TO relax, there’s the HOW to relax that is a factor – how does one relax when you’re stressed out and tense? Without strategies or tools to help you move out of feeling overwhelmed, you might find yourself reaching for alcohol or drugs in an attempt [...]

Can’t sleep? – Tips From Dr Leela Klein

Can’t sleep?   You are not on your own. Almost 90% of Australians suffer from a sleeping disorder, with 30% having a severe sleeping disorder, and 5% experiencing chronic insomnia. Furthermore, as we age our sleep patterns change, it will generally take longer to fall asleep and the quality of sleep is reduced. The elderly [...]

Learning to understand your body & yourself – Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety & stress from Nancy Hanley

WEATHER PATTERNS OF YOUR BODY AND THE RETURN TO BALANCE   Right now I’m up in far north Queensland teaching yoga by the beach. I’ve been here for 3 weeks and each morning I watch the changing weather patterns of the ocean. No two days are the same. For a few days it will be [...]

Repair the Nervous System with iRest Yoga Nidra – 8 week course

iRest Yoga Nidra With Rachel Hanrahan   We live in a time of emphasis on production, consumption and over stimulation, this overwhelm can manifest as insomnia, tiredness, substance abuse, depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are ancient paths walked before that share wisdom technologies that help restore our “True Nature” and well being and bring balance [...]

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Repair the Nervous System with iRest Yoga Nidra – 6 week course

iRest Yoga Nidra With Rachel Hanrahan   We live in a time of emphasis on production, consumption and over stimulation, this overwhelm can manifest as insomnia, tiredness, substance abuse, depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are ancient paths walked before that share wisdom technologies that help restore our “True Nature” and well being and bring balance [...]

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Kids Yoga – Term 4

A creative and playful class offering of Yoga and Meditation for children aged 6-11. Sun Child Yoga aims to give children an experience of getting to know themselves and their bodies in a joyful and exploratory way. Research shows that yoga and meditation for children helps to reduce anxiety and aggression, it improves social behaviour [...]

By |2018-10-11T11:56:38+11:00October 16th, 2018||0 Comments

Helping Yourself Self Regulate

Grounding & self soothing techniques for emotional regulation When you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed or experiencing distressing emotions it is helpful to focus on aspects of the physical world, rather than on just your internal thoughts and feelings.  This can help us to connect to our body and re-ground ourselves and from this place we [...]

Journey through Mindful Movement – Qigong & Meditation

As we close our eyes we begin to draw our attention inwardly… We stand in 'Bamboo in the wind', a simple and relaxed standing posture, our focus settles on the breath. Observe the inhalation. The sensation of the breath coming in, through the nostrils, feeling it glide past the back of the throat and move [...]

Beating Anxiety, the Natural Way

Who hasn’t experienced anxiety at one time or another in their lives? And I’m not talking about that normal tension you get before an exam, or meeting the in-laws, or going for an interview. I’m talking about the kind of ANXIETY that starts affecting you and your daily life. Anxiety comes in varying degrees from [...]

The Wonderful world of Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini Yoga itself has been around for a very long time but only within the last 40 years or so has it been taught publicly.  Yogi Bhajan, the Master of Kundalini Yoga, brought these teachings from India to the west in 1968 – firstly to Canada and then America.  From there it has spread worldwide.  [...]

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