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March Yogi of the Month : Chris

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Yogi of the Month Chris

Working in the construction industry, Chris suffered from back pain until he started back with his yoga practice after a long break.  Chris is always willing to give everything a go and we love having his happy, laid back personality at the studio and we are delighted he is our next Yogi of the Month. … Read more

Too busy to practice and other excuses why we resist the mat

Too busy to practice yoga and other excuses

It’s really hard to commit ourselves to an ashtanga yoga practice. Let’s face it – it’s really hard to commit ourselves to anything that will be good for us.  Anything worthwhile takes grit, determination and a whole lot of discipline.  Saving money, eating well, studying, exercising – all really hard work.  But always worth it. … Read more

January yogi of the month : Angela

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Yogi of the month Angela

It’s been a real joy to have Angela in my classes for nearly 5 years. Now pregnant with her second baby, it’s been particularly lovely to be able to support Angie in both pregnancies and be part of her wonderful and challenging experience of becoming a Mum. A true inspiration in how to keep up … Read more

Anyone else sick of hearing the phrase New Year, New You?

Hands up if you're ready for 2016 : How I am planning my year to be full of energy and simplicity

I never really liked the idea of having a word for the year. To be honest I always came up with way too many to narrow it down to just one. However, last week while we were hanging out at my sister’s place in Brisbane for a bit of a relax, it came to me. … Read more

November yogi of the month : Alexandra

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Yogi of the month Alex

Our November Yogi of the month is Alex and she is an incredible woman to say the least.  There’s not many who work harder on and off the mat than this gorgeous soul or who has a brightest smile! The other day Alex said to me after a very tough practice where I was asking … Read more

Starting a self care revolution by Alli McClean

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Starting a self care revolution

Self care isn’t something that comes easily, like anything that is good for us, it’s one of the most difficult practices to start and maintain. Earlier this year, I had to go home for a short but intense spell because my darling Dad was unwell. When I arrived home I had added another patient to … Read more

Injuries can be our best medicine

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville : Injuries can be our best medicine

I first came to ashtanga yoga quite broken although I didn’t realise it. I was 22 when I decided to try yoga. I had been training in the gym, swimming, running, paddling canoes – you name it I was doing it and I felt really fit and strong. I walked into my first ashtanga yoga … Read more

Live and Breathe Yoga’s Instagram challenge

Live and Breathe Yoga Drishti Instagram challenge

Yoga Instagram challenge starting on October 1st 10 days… 1 drishti per day and one day of turning our gaze inward to our heart in meditation… We are so excited to announce the first Live and Breathe Yoga Instagram challenge to help you inwardly focus. ALL levels are welcome to join this challenge. This is … Read more

May Yogi of the month : Steve

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Yogi of the month Steve

—– When and where did you first start practising yoga? I started ten odd years ago with Tracey Armstrong practising Iyengar yoga here in Townsville.   Why were you interested in the first place? I thought I am done with physical sports, (I know…!) So I will do Yoga, easy! Shoot.. girls do it, so … Read more

December Yogi of the month : Bernadette

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Yogi of the Month Bernadette

Check out our last yogi of the month for 2013!  Definitely not least though…it’s Bernadette! — 1. When and where did you first start practising yoga? I first started practising with one of Live and Breathe Yoga’s introduction courses in September 2011. 2. Why were you interested in the first place? I was bored with the … Read more

June Yogi of the month : Max

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Yogi of the Month Max

Yogi of the month for June is superstar Max! —– 1. When and where did you first start practising yoga?  I started about 2 1/2 years ago. Initially, I practised with friends at home but have been coming to Live and Breathe Yoga for a bit over a year now.   2. Why were you interested in the first place?  … Read more