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Nurture your body and your spirit

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Nurture

To nurture means to care for, support and encourage while someone or something is growing and it’s one of our core values at Live and Breathe Yoga. We strive to show how the traditional practice of ashtanga yoga can fit anyone at any level. We do this by encouraging our students to believe in themselves … 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

October Yogi of the month : Joanna

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Yogi of the Month Jo

After organising the Yoga Tools for Schools Dinner dance fundraiser in October, I got a wee bit behind in my yogi of the month interviews so you will get two this month. Double excitement!  Our October yogi of the month is the wonderful Jo who has been coming to the studio for nearly a year … Read more

Why we chai at Live and Breathe Yoga

Its always tea time at Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville

India runs on chai. It’s everywhere! There are chai wallahs on every corner, on every train and you are offered chai in just about every shop you visit. It’s best never to turn it down as it’s one of the best things about India. If you are lost, too hot to know what to do … 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

Samskaras : you can change your storyline

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Samaskaras : You can change your storyline

‘Yoga is the process of replacing old patterns with new more appropriate patterns’      Sri Krishnamacharya ‘And then it dawned on me that I didn’t have to put up with this shit anymore’    Penel McNally (one of our regulars at Live and Breathe Yoga) I heard these two quotes this last week and … Read more

June Yogi of the month : Bronwyn

Live and Breathe Yoga : Bronwyn June 2015 Yogi of the month

It’s our honour to introduce our latest yogi of the month, Bronwyn…she started yoga many years ago but stopped for a while after moving town.  She came to the studio, fell in love with the welcoming atmosphere of Live and Breathe Yoga and has now been a regular ever since!  Always up for a laugh … Read more

Things I love…Natural beauty

Allison with a natural avocado mask

At home treatments I was inspired to share this post by my best friend Anna, who, on her school holidays had me over to her place for a pampering afternoon. She made all her own beauty treatments (all good enough to eat!) including an oatmeal and yoghurt face scrub, coffee and chocolate foot scrub, and … Read more

October Yogi of the month : Gabi

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Yogi of the month Gabi

—– 1. When and where did you first start practising yoga? I first tried yoga in high school instead of playing a competitive sport. It was mostly as a cop out because I thought it would be easy. I didn’t really start a proper practice until I moved to Townsville and started at Live and … 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

April Yogi of the month : Kerryn

Live and Breathe Yoga Townsville Yogi of the month Kerryn

—– When and where did you first start practising yoga? Live and Breathe yoga was the first place I started practising yoga regularly beginning in March 2012. There were some earlier sporadic attempts at following yoga DVDs in the living room.   Why were you interested in the first place? I was looking for a low … Read more