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Staff Pose: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

DANDASANA Level 1: Beginner This pose may look simple, but anyone who has tried to hold it for a few breaths knows that it is a very active posture, and can get pretty challenging! With several benefits, whilst being very safe for most people, Dandasana is a worthwhile posture to include in your repertoire, and… Continue reading Staff Pose: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

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The full VetYogi 5 minute yoga sequence series is now available on YouTube

There are now 10 videos in the 5 minute yoga sequence series available on the VetYogi YouTube channel, for you to follow along with any time, any place! Suitable for all levels, including beginners, the 5 minute series gives you the flexibility to choose the areas of the body which most need your attention, without… Continue reading The full VetYogi 5 minute yoga sequence series is now available on YouTube

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Legs up the Wall: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

VIPARITA KARANI VARIATION Level 1: Beginner This pose does exactly what it says on the tin: just get those legs up the wall and relax! This is a perfect posture for people who spend all day on their feet, and in stressful roles, and gives us the benefits of an inversion in a gentle and… Continue reading Legs up the Wall: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

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Introducing the duo behind ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ in NZ (Feb 2019)

If you're a vet, vet nurse, or associated veterinary professional currently living/working in NZ, we hope you'll join us for the inaugural 'Surgery to Sanctuary' events in Christchurch and Auckland in February 2019. Here are the details: Just in case you would like to know more about the people who are excited and honoured to… Continue reading Introducing the duo behind ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ in NZ (Feb 2019)

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5 Yoga Poses to do after a Long Day

As much as I LOVE yoga (and I really bloody do, obvs!), there are still those days when I get home from work feeling like I don't have anything left in the tank. After some shifts, I'm just happy if I can muster up enough energy to shower, eat, and crawl into bed, let alone… Continue reading 5 Yoga Poses to do after a Long Day

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Reclining Bound Angle Pose: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

SUPTA BADDHA KONASANA Level 1: Beginner Benefits: Stretches the inner thighs Hip opener: improves range of external rotation of the hips Can incorporate a heart opening element (with bolster/blocks) Calming and restorative Can aid digestion by activating the parasympathetic 'rest and digest' mode Can be relieving for menstrual cramps and tension Contraindications/Cautions (consult your physician):… Continue reading Reclining Bound Angle Pose: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

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Neck Stretch Sequence: Foundation Yoga Pose Series

NECK STRETCHES Level 1: Beginner Benefits: Eases tension in the neck and shoulders Can help with headaches Can gently improve range of motion in the neck over time Aids relaxation Connects movement to breath Contraindications/Cautions (consult your physician): Injuries/inflammation of the cervical spine, discs, vertebrae, including atlantoaxial joint If you find sitting on the floor… Continue reading Neck Stretch Sequence: Foundation Yoga Pose Series