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    The Role of the Connective Tissue in our Yoga Classes

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    By Donna Gianniotis and Alexandra Plane. At the physical level, our yoga classes focus on moving, stretching and strengthening all the body parts in a way that considers and nurtures the whole of our body – our body being energy well before it is function. […]

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    Do you have difficulty with sleep?

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    By Donna Gianniotis and Alexandra Plane. We come across many clients in our clinics and at our yoga classes who have difficulty sleeping, insomnia being the most common form of sleep disorder complaint. They may find it hard to know how to get to sleep, […]

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    How to Meditate

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    By Donna Gianniotis. To practise meditation, you don’t need to sit for hours a day. It really can be as simple as setting aside 5 – 15 minutes a day. Choose a time of the day when you can sit or lie comfortably without being […]

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    What is Meditation?

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    By Donna Gianniotis. Meditation and mindfulness are certainly buzz words at the moment and when we hear them we may quietly say to ourselves “yes I must do that, supposedly it’s good for me”. But do you know what is the purpose of meditation and/or […]

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    Cardio, Strength & Flexibility and Meditation

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    Donna is now offering 2 new types of classes: Cardio, Strength & Flexibility and Meditation at Yoga Essentia in Warriewood on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The Cardio, Strength & Flexibility  Friday 6 – 7am This is a new exercise class has a focus on working the […]

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    Yoga for Breast Cancer

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    By Donna Gianniotis. Yoga is the practice of connecting to the innate preciousness, tenderness, beauty and stillness that we already are and resides within us all. Yoga for breast cancer is about re learning as a woman how to connect to our inner beauty and […]

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    Top 5 Tips for supporting you through chemotherapy

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    By Donna Gianniotis Embarking on the road of chemotherapy treatment for cancer can be a difficult and trying time for anyone to endure. Having been through chemotherapy and radiation for breast cancer just over 5 years ago, here are some tips that I can offer to […]

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    Yoga – more than just exercise

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    By Donna Gianniotis. Commonly today, the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions yoga is the postures or exercises. However, yoga is more than this. In essence, yoga is about how to be with our self in any given moment in a quality […]

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    My reflections – 5 years on from breast cancer

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    By Donna Gianniotis It has been five years since I underwent treatment for breast cancer. At the age of 33 I was diagnosed with a grade three tumour that had spread to my lymph nodes. At the time I was teaching yoga, meditating and eating […]

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    Taking yoga into your daily life

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    By Donna Gianniotis and Alexandra Plane. In our classes, we often mention the importance of yoga not just being a practice that is on the mat and suggest ways as to how can we take the practice into our everyday life.  After all, that is […]

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