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‘Yoga illuminates your life. If you practise sincerely, with seriousness and honesty, its light will spread to all aspects of your life.’ – BKS Iyengar At Marrickville Yoga Centre we’re lucky to be in one of the most vibrant and diverse communities in inner Sydney. This means we’re often welcoming new students and farewelling those […]
Friends of Marrickville Yoga August Newsletter The Olympics are wrapping up but this month we get to hear from our very own Olympian – regular student Judy. Don’t miss her magnificent photos! Johanna catches up with us about her yoga practice and shares a few of her incredible paintings with us – what a treat. […]
MARRICKVILLE YOGA MAY NEWSLETTER “By drawing our senses of perception inward, we are able to experience the control, silence, and quietness of the mind.” ― B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Life
By Simon Joannou There is something about doing inversions that changes how you feel. If you come to your yoga practice feeling scattered, overwhelmed or anxious, doing Salamba Sirsasana (headstand) and Salamba Sarvangasana (shoulder stand) can help bring you to a state of calm. The reason we as practitioners do inversions every day is because […]
By Simon Joannou, Principal Teacher Marrickville Yoga Centre When I first started Iyengar yoga in London I participated in a workshop with a teacher who was seventy-five years old. Prior to trying yoga, I’d worked in the health and fitness industry for a long time conditioning athletes, many of whom competed on the international stage. […]