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Nourish and Nurture Retreat

How often do you take time out for your self? It can seem hard to find the space and time to prioritise ‘being’ rather than ‘doing’ but in my experience scheduling a couple of retreats per year has a profound personal impact. Such investment supports and invites […]

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Mermaid on the Rocks

Use this divine restorative pose to recover from your Summer holidays! That might sound like strange thing to say. I love all the adventuring, camping, hiking, sailing and frisbee on the beach we do with the kids throughout this season and feel deeply grateful for […]

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Heart to Belly Breath

Sam Loe Wellness Wednesdays

When you begin practicing Constructive Rest Position (CRP) you might find that you are so tired that you more or less fall asleep whilst listening to the audio guide from part 1. With practice and once sleep debt has been addressed, Constructive Rest is a good […]

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A poem for Restoration

All my yoga bolsters and blankets have been moved over to Fairfield House, a beautiful historic building here in Nelson that was restored bit by bit by the community over the last 20-30 years. It seems very appropriate therefore to teach Restorative Yoga at Fairfield and invite the […]

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Origami Head Support

I know that a simple folded blanket or towel will do for a bit of head elevation but this is the First Class treatment that we all deserve, and if we’re going to lie down we may as well do it properly. Whenever I lie down for […]

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Hibernation Relaxation

Be inspired to rest deeply by watching this little video that I made with my brother in the UK on a wintery afternoon; an organic process trying to describe visually what Restorative Yoga feels like. Living in the South Island of New Zealand I don’t […]

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