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A VetYogi first: Teaching ‘Parent and Baby’ yoga

This year the team behind WellVet Weekend ensured that parenting veterinary professionals didn't have to miss out by welcoming parents alongside their "diddy delegates", and introducing the 'Family' stream. This event gave me an opportunity to teach a 'Parent and Baby' yoga class for the first time ever, and these are my reflections on that… Continue reading A VetYogi first: Teaching ‘Parent and Baby’ yoga

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Lessons from WellVet Weekend 2019: The Importance of After-Work Recovery for Wellbeing

One of the great sessions to come out of the Flexible stream at WellVet Weekend 2019 was presented by Professor Elinor O'Connor, and entitled 'A Vet's work is never done: The importance of after-work recovery for wellbeing'. Elinor is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Professor of Occupational Psychology at the University of Manchester’s Business School. Elinor’s… Continue reading Lessons from WellVet Weekend 2019: The Importance of After-Work Recovery for Wellbeing

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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: 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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Yoga and Meditation for Veterinary Professionals: Gifts that Keep Giving

With Christmas around the corner, many people will be trying to think of the ideal gift for their loved ones. If your loved one happens to be a vet, vet nurse, or work within the veterinary profession, then look no further than a ticket to 'Surgery to Sanctuary'! A day at 'Surgery to Sanctuary' would… Continue reading Yoga and Meditation for Veterinary Professionals: Gifts that Keep Giving

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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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Get Ready for Round Two: WellVet Weekend 6-8th September 2019!

Have you heard the wonderful news? The same team which brought you the inaugural WellVet Weekend in August of last year, are giving us another opportunity to get a full dose of the veterinary warm fuzzy feels, whilst clocking up some CPD! I cannot express how much I enjoyed teaching yoga and meditation at last… Continue reading Get Ready for Round Two: WellVet Weekend 6-8th September 2019!