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Build the Breath, Reclaim your Calm

Take a deep breath. Inhale steadily through the nose and expand the chest in all directions. Exhale fully through the nose until the chest feels empty. There! Simple, right? Well, unfortunately this apparently simple action can be far from easy when we are stressed, anxious, and finding ourselves in 'fight, flight or freeze' mode. If… Continue reading Build the Breath, Reclaim your Calm

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Just breathe: 3 easy ways to connect with your breath

Pranayama is one of the 8 limbs of Yoga, and a beautiful way to consciously connect the mind, body, and breath. There is a reason that 'Prana' means life-force. We reflexively breathe all day every day- without it, we wouldn't survive- but how often do you breathe consciously?  Pranayama has a large variety of benefits,… Continue reading Just breathe: 3 easy ways to connect with your breath

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Surgery to Sanctuary: Win 2 tickets for the price of 1 and bring a friend for free!

Heard about the upcoming one-day yoga and meditation events exclusively for people who work in the veterinary industry? Whether you're a vet, vet nurse, receptionist, or in a non-clinical role, if you're a veterinary professional then this event is for you! See Surgery to Sanctuary NZ 2019 for more details. We know that attending these kind of… Continue reading Surgery to Sanctuary: Win 2 tickets for the price of 1 and bring a friend for free!

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Positive Psych Solutions and VetYogi present a Webinar: ‘Managing Stress and Meditating: A Guide for Veterinary Professionals’

TWO WEEKS TO GO! Calling all veterinary professionals! Whether you're a vet within, or outside of, clinical practice, a valued member of the nursing/tech or management team, or the face of the clinic in reception, here's a date for your diaries: Wednesday 7th November 2018. I will have the honour of presenting a live webinar… Continue reading Positive Psych Solutions and VetYogi present a Webinar: ‘Managing Stress and Meditating: A Guide for Veterinary Professionals’

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Positive Psych Solutions and VetYogi present a Webinar: ‘Managing Stress and Meditating: A Guide for Veterinary Professionals’

Calling all veterinary professionals! Whether you're a vet within, or outside of, clinical practice, a valued member of the nursing/tech or management team, or the face of the clinic in reception, here's a date for your diaries: Wednesday 7th November 2018. I will have the honour of presenting a live webinar alongside Dr. Nadine Hamilton,… Continue reading Positive Psych Solutions and VetYogi present a Webinar: ‘Managing Stress and Meditating: A Guide for Veterinary Professionals’

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WellVet Weekend 2018: The VetYogi Meditation sessions

I was absolutely honoured to be asked by the combined teams of Vetsnet and VetLed to lead the morning meditation sessions at their first ever WellVet Weekend event. One month on and I'd like to congratulate everyone involved in the ideas, organising, sessions, and support, on a wonderful and successful debut! It was also lovely… Continue reading WellVet Weekend 2018: The VetYogi Meditation sessions

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Lotus: Next Level Yoga Pose Series

PADMASANA Level 2-3: Intermediate-Advanced   Benefits: Stable and lengthening foundation for the spine whilst seated/meditating Opens the hips by improving external rotation Calms the mind/nervous system, is very grounding Contraindications/Cautions (consult your physician): Injury or inflammation of the ankles, knees, or pelvis. Do not practice this pose without an instructor present if you are a… Continue reading Lotus: Next Level Yoga Pose Series