What's ON with Off the Mat into the World Australia

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Oct 1st 2015 Mullumbimby Listen to this overview with event organisers Karen Eivers & Cate Peterson. For more events in you neighbourhood check in with the OTM Aus Facbook page Go here for your donation entry fee.



Roma Blair

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Roma – Blair – Swami Nirmalananda

At the age of 43 she was honored with becoming Australia’s first female Swami – Swami Nirmalananda. This is a wonderful Australian story… Roma Blair founded the International Yoga Teachers Association in 1967. Throughout her career, Roma has published six books on yoga, made two videos, four records, More…

Taking Yoga into Prisons – Episode # 18

Yoga for inmates.

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Yoga for Inmates Episode # 18 .

It seemed to me that men, women and children living in the prison system may benefit from the practice of yoga asana, meditation and pranayama. So I went on a journey to find out about teaching yoga in prisons. I had More…

Yoga Pass - Founder Cate Peterson

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Cate Peterson is the founder of the Yoga Pass. Cate tells us how Yoga Pass works, how students can save money and the opportunities for smaller yoga studios to attract more students. Cate is a true “earth angel” who is busy leading initiatives that support yoga and the community. If you haven’t heard about her More…

Jennifer Reis - Senior Kripalu Teacher

Jennifer Reis

Jennifer Reis is a senior Kripalu Yoga teacher who has been leading yoga retreats and professional trainings since 1996.

Jennifer is an experienced Registered Yoga Teacher 500, and Professional Integrative Yoga Therapist. Jennifer’s teaching is informed from her skill and knowledge as a Shiatsu, Ayurveda, and licensed Massage Therapist. She teaches weekly yoga classes and More…

Narelle Carter- Quinlan

In this Episode # 15 of Yoga Teacher Podcasts I’m talking with Narelle Carter – Quinlan. Narelle presents a unique yoga teacher training on yoga and scoliosis and is the Director of Studio Scoliosis, a studio located in Forest Lake Brisbane QLD.

Narelle Carter-Quinlan a biomedical scientist, dedicated Iyengar Yoga practitioner and international presenter on More…

Love Earth - diverting preloved yoga mats from landfill

Love Earth Yoga Mats

Cate Peterson is the founder of Yoga Pass and LovEarth mats. She is a Sydney based yoga teacher on a mission to divert preloved yoga mats from landfill while supporting other yoga leaders with charitable causes. Find out about how you can relinquish preloved mats without adding to a landfill disaster.

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Swami Govindananda

Swami Ji is a KIWI! – he was born in New Zealand in 1953.

Swami Govindananda is affectionately known as Swami Ji. In 1975 (age 22) he met a senior Swami of Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Maharaj who was visiting New Zealand from India. This was Swami Ji’s introduction to the philosophy of Bhakti Yoga. Swami More…

Quidelines for Payments to Yoga Teachers - Episode #10

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Our guest is Leigh Blashki, Vice President of Yoga Australia, the national peak professional body for Yoga Teachers in Australia. Leigh is here to talk about the Guidelines for Payments for Yoga Teachers which Yoga Australia released to its members in June 2012.


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Let's get creative! - Mentor Moments # 09

Creative contributor Brook McCarthy of Yoga Reach is here again to give her insights into being creative.

Thanks to one of our listeners Susan Watts who sent an email asking about “how to be creative“. Here we share with you some great ideas and encouragement in getting started with being creative. Thanks for the More…