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Rocky Heron is coming to Eastwest!

We are so very excited to announce Rocky Heron is coming to Eastwest in June for an amazing weekend of Yoga! He is a well respected teacher and singer/songwriter, we feel pretty stoked he is coming all the way to NZ.  Trained under Noah Maze, Rocky really knows his stuff and has started leading teacher…

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Six things you may not have thought of to help your Standing Head to Knee pose.

This is a posture that many students struggle to master.   I love this pose and derive tremendous enjoyment from it.   I want you to love it to – hence, this post!  If there is anything here you find particularly helpful, or hadn’t already thought of, please leave a comment and let us know!…

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The Wellness Hub – Who’s behind the brand, how we began, and our cold-pressed juice…

  You will have seen our delicious cold-pressed juice in and out of the studio, but not many of you know what led to the creation of The Wellness Hub early last year. The Wellness Hub originally began in January 2014 as an informational blog and website, documenting my journey. Sharing the knowledge I had…

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Mala Earth

We are excited to introduce Mala Earth, a wonderful store recently launched in New Zealand offering a beautiful collection of Mala Necklaces and Bracelets online.  Keep reading and check out the sweet studio discount on your online purchase!   Mala Earth owner Rebecca Agent writes all about these gorgeous ancient pieces below…  What are Malas?…

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RAROTONGA YOGA RETREAT

Our very own Nikki Harris, along with Tom Sutherland (who came through our studio last year) will lead 2 yoga classes a day in the stunning location of Rarotonga.  *Sigh* The resort looks amazing, there’s delicious food, spa treatments, fun activities and obviously the most insanely beautiful beaches in the world!  Basically the dream Yoga…

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Recipe: Rehydrating Cucumber & Celery Juice

This is a juice recipe that we swear by if we are feeling overheated or dehydrated throughout the day. Cucumber and celery are both alkalising and have  a cooling effect on the body, great if you spend a significant amount of time in the heat (think summer or Bikram Yoga!!) Celery is also rich in…

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New flooring in our Ponsonby studio!

Yes we are installing our super new flooring at Ponsonby studio Dec 12-14! Have you tried our new flooring at Newmarket studio yet?  We hope you are enjoying the experience.  Whilst no flooring is ‘perfect’ our new floors provide a much cleaner experience, not only for our HOT classes but for the less heated classes…

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eastwest HOT

eastwest HOT FOUNDATION The classic 90 minute, 26 +2 sequence made popular by Bikram Yoga and a great place to start!  The unchanging sequence allows you to use your practice as a mirror, noticing the difference in yourself each day.  With correct alignment and form, work to your maximum intensity (not your neighbours) and receive…

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eastwest YIN

The perfect balance to our other ‘yang’ styles of yoga, eastwest YIN exercises the tissues of the body in a way unlike any other yoga practice.  Long postures gently and safely stretch the deep connective tissue of the body, leaving joints supple and opening up energy channels in the body. Taught at room temperature, after…

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