Urban Yoga Wellington New Zealand Dan Jacka
Category: Student Anecdotes

How Yoga Kept Me Rolling!

Urban Yoga Wellington New Zealand Dan Jacka

~ contributed by Urban Yogi Dan Jacka ~ “Are you any good?” is a common question when people find out that you’re a skateboarder. “Good enough to have fun!” is my standard honest-yet-noncommittal answer. After having children though, I wondered

Yoga by the Glass – Review

Yoga by the Glass Urban Yoga Wellington NZ

By MaiLynn Stormon-Trinh I’m not sure what circumstances or intentions brought others to the Urban Yoga studio for Yoga by the Glass. I, however, couldn’t resist an opportunity to combine two of my favourite things. Although I’ve enjoyed both for

Pigeon pose made me ANGRY

pigeon pose

Pigeon Pose made me angry. So, so angry. Not visible on the surface, because looking at me you’d never know. A quick glance to your left or right in any given yoga class and you’d find me looking like someone only slightly

Where are they now? Sheridan Gray

It’s a phrase I hear all the time in our community, “Whatever happened to _______ who used to be here all the time?”. Wellington is vibrant, exciting and ever-changing and it’s people are movers and shakers. Unfortunately for us, sometimes

Shedding my old skin

I was diagnosed with clinical depression at 16.  After years of doctors visits, and stints with various anti-depressants, in September last year I made the decision to go completely off any medication to free my body of needing a pill

My First Time

Yoga has had a presence in my life for over 10 years.  But has it really? We often hear about personal discoveries or ‘a-ha’ moments on the yoga mat, but it wasn’t until about a year ago that I had

The Science of Yoga: REVIEW

The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards (Simon & Schuster, 2012) Reviewed by Kirsten Johnstone William J Broad had the worldwide yoga community all bent out of shape earlier this year when The New York Times – where he

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