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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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Surgery to Sanctuary: Offerings for Veterinary Professionals

It's finally 2019, which means that our inaugural NZ-based one-day yoga and meditation events (exclusively for veterinary professionals), 'Surgery to Sanctuary' are just around the corner, and we are getting excited! If you're thinking about coming, or haven't heard about it before, and want to know just what we're offering, you've come to the right… Continue reading Surgery to Sanctuary: Offerings for Veterinary Professionals

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Check out the beautiful ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ venues

We're excited to show off our lovely venues for the upcoming 'Surgery to Sanctuary' events in February 2019. We chose them because not only are they ideal for yoga and meditation, but they are both in locations close to, or surrounded by, nature, which is perfect for a day with a relaxing vibe! CHRISTCHURCH -… Continue reading Check out the beautiful ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ venues

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How could ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ benefit your staff?

CALLING ALL NEW ZEALAND VETERINARY CLINICS! Look around you; how many colleagues have you seen suffering with problems like stress, anxiety, insomnia, depression, and burnout? Perhaps you have experienced these symptoms personally; the unfortunate statistics would suggest that most of us have, or worse, at some point in our career. We are not alone. Dr.… Continue reading How could ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ benefit your staff?

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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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VetYogi signs the ‘Learning Without Landfill’ pledge

I first heard about the 'Learning without Landfill' initiative at WellVet Weekend 2018, when I was present for talk by one of the founders, Jane Davidson (janervn.com). In the words of Jane, and her co-founder, Jo Hinde, here is the ethos behind the 'Learning without Landfill' movement: "We aim to engage with veterinary professionals, conference planners,… Continue reading VetYogi signs the ‘Learning Without Landfill’ pledge

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The ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ Event Programme (NZ 2019)

You may have seen recently that I have been talking a lot on vetyogi.com about an upcoming special event I am co-hosting, with Sylvie Mclean, here in NZ in February 2019, called 'Surgery to Sanctuary'. We are proud to present two one-day retreats into the ancient practices of yoga and meditation, but in ways specifically… Continue reading The ‘Surgery to Sanctuary’ Event Programme (NZ 2019)