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)
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
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)
Fancy spending the day learning about yoga and meditation, whilst meeting fellow like-minded veterinary professionals, and clocking up a couple of hours of CPD? If so then this might be the event for you... We are delighted to present a one-day exploration of yoga and meditation, with teaching, seminars, and advice on how it can… Continue reading Surgery to Sanctuary NZ 2019: Book your place now!
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
Marjaryasana-Bitilasana Level 1: Beginner Benefits: Relieves tension in the spinal muscles, and mobilises the spine and scapulae Promotes synchronisation of the breath and movement, helps to calm the mind Gently strengthens the abdominal muscles Contraindications/Cautions (consult your physician): Back/spinal injuries. Pregnant women should not do the ‘Cat’ element to avoid compression of the abdomen, return… Continue reading Cat-Cow: Animal Yoga Pose Series