Health


Lockdown - Keep Calm and Yoga On

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So here we are again. Another wave of COVID-19 in New Zealand, which has forced us to observe a lockdown. After a cluster of cases grew to 29 in Auckland, public places were shut, and residents were advised to stay home. A regular yoga practice can help you get through these difficult times. Find out how.
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Your Yoga Mat Could Be Making You Sick

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It's a scary thought - could your daily practice actually be detrimental to your health and wellbeing? Most yoga mats are made from hazardous materials and can easily become a breeding ground for bacteria and viruses. While some of the newer mats come with anti-bacterial coatings, cork is naturally antimicrobial and odour resistant which makes it an excellent material for a yoga mat.
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