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Side Plank Pose: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

VASISTHASANA Level 1: Beginner Benefits: Strengthens and stretches the wrists Strengthens the arms and shoulders Engages and strengthens the abdominal core and gluteal muscles Improves balance Improves focus and concentration Promotes stability and lengthening of the spine Contraindications/Cautions (consult your physician): Inflammation/injuries of the wrists/arms/shoulders/ankles High blood pressure Glaucoma Recent abdominal surgery/trauma Pregnancy- avoid Fine… Continue reading Side Plank Pose: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

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Food with love: Cubbin’s Chilli (vegan)

Craving comfort, warmth, and a bit of spice? This chilli comes packed with flavour, fibre, and protein from the beans. This recipe can be frozen (and reheated from frozen) so could be ideal for weekends or nights on call, when time and energy may be in short supply. Leftovers also make great lunches. If you… Continue reading Food with love: Cubbin’s Chilli (vegan)

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Food with love: Basil and courgette cornbread (vegan)

Feeling a bit peckish, or looking for an alternative to rice? This easy cornbread whips up in a flash, so is perfect to make alongside your dish, or as a snack. Personally I don't like courgettes (it's been an on-going battle!) but even I love this cornbread, so thank you to Rosie (Lickthespoonblog) for sharing… Continue reading Food with love: Basil and courgette cornbread (vegan)

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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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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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7 Delicious Dishes for you to try this Veganuary

Whether you're giving Veganuary a go, or vegan/veggie all year round, here at VetYogi we've got you covered with some easy, healthy, and tasty, recipes for you to try, mostly courtesy of my favourite home cook, Rosie (Lickthespoonblog) These dishes are cruelty-free, guilt-free, and some of them are gluten-free (GF); mix them up, try one… Continue reading 7 Delicious Dishes for you to try this Veganuary