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Feel-good ways everyone can enjoy Valentine’s Day

Single? Coupled-up? Somewhere in-between? Regardless of your relationship status, it's easy for the true meaning of Valentine's Day to get lost amongst the cards, chocolate, roses (and sadness/smugness!) you see around the 14th February. When Cupid fires that arrow, it's not a signal to run to the nearest shop; rather, it's a reminder to acknowledge… Continue reading Feel-good ways everyone can enjoy Valentine’s Day

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Our first ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ experience

On Sunday 10th February 2019, we welcomed the first group of VetYogis to the inaugural 'Surgery to Sanctuary' event at Bethells Beach near Auckland, NZ. The Kiwi summer really turned it on with blue skies and beautiful sunshine; we could not have asked for better weather. The group consisted of a variety of small and… Continue reading Our first ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ experience

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Surgery to Sanctuary: Last chance to book!

On Sunday 10th February Sylvie and I will be leading the first yoga and meditation event exclusively for veterinary professionals in NZ, and it is coming around quickly! 'Surgery to Sanctuary' will be a day of yoga classes, yoga and meditation workshops, delicious food, connecting with like-minded colleagues, and relaxation, all in a stunning natural… Continue reading Surgery to Sanctuary: Last chance to book!

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Extended one-legged Pigeon: Animal Yoga Pose Series

UTTITHA EKA PADA KAPOTASANA (PREP) Level 1: Beginner Benefits: Stretches the piriformis and external hip rotator muscles in the bent leg (hip opener) Can reduce sciatic nerve pain by reducing compression/irritation by the piriformis Lengthens the IT band in the bent leg Gentle stretch of the psoas in the straight leg Activates core to level… Continue reading Extended one-legged Pigeon: Animal Yoga Pose Series

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What’s in store for Surgery to Sanctuary?

With just over two weeks to go we thought you might appreciate a reminder of the awesome day we have planned, so here's the itinerary so you can see for yourselves what we have to offer! Join us to discover how you can build your own personal yoga practice at home, with focus on those… Continue reading What’s in store for Surgery to Sanctuary?

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Food with love: Fennel and Blood Orange Salad (vegan)

Looking for a recipe which is easy, quick, fresh, and zesty? Look no further than this simple salad that packs a citrus punch. Only 3 ingredients, all vegan. This is a versatile dish which is light enough on a hot day, yet will brighten up a grey winter's day, whilst helping you fight winter colds… Continue reading Food with love: Fennel and Blood Orange Salad (vegan)

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Yoga and Meditation for Veterinary Professionals: Auckland 2019

Want to learn about yoga and meditation in a gorgeous setting, surrounded by like-minded veterinary colleagues? Care to know how you can utilise these ancient practices to improve your wellbeing within the profession? Is it important to you that your teachers have first-hand experience of the challenges we face within our veterinary roles, and know… Continue reading Yoga and Meditation for Veterinary Professionals: Auckland 2019