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Meet Hanya

Meet Hanya

I have recently returned from training in Auckland in zen buddhism which I undertook over the last decade. During this time I also completed my training as a hatha yoga teacher. I fell in love with yoga many years ago, as a teenager, trying to get some peace, improve...

Level 1 at Adapted

The first thing we just have to say is - 2020 has certainly been a ride so far. It has been amazing hearing so many of your stories and journey's. It certainly indicates how many of us are having such vastly different experiences at the moment. Thank you so much for...

Looking after you

Looking after you

Thanks so much for all of your support and kindness.  Our priorities are still, to help you become your best- especially in a challenging time in your life. To do this we have identified the follow steps. 1. Ensure safety first Ensure an industry leading 2m...

We need your help to help more

We need your help to help more

Do you want to become part of our network list? As of next week we will be offering our network list out to those (aka you! and your fellow students) of who they can contact with if they need specific help. We have identified the following areas of need: Financial- we...

Putting things into perspective

Putting things into perspective

By Sheryl Sutherland There is no sugar coating this: we are now in the 13th bear market since the late 1920's with losses of up to 30% in some areas.  And this is against the backdrop of all the current threats facing humanity: global warming, nuclear war, rogue...

Meet Belynda

Meet Belynda

Kia Ora. I'm English born and bred, originally moved to NZ in 1994, and returned again this year after eight years away. I've been a nurse for over 30 years, an Energy Practitioner for seven years, and a yoga teacher for two minutes! I have, however, been practicing...

Meet Alice

Meet Alice

I am a Yin yoga and Vinyasa yoga teacher. I have been practicing yoga for over 10 years. I find it the most nourishing practice to sustain me on a daily basis. I am a regular meditator and love to incorporate mindfulness practices into my yoga. I have also been...

Laughter and why we want it in class

We all know how good it feels to laugh and we have a vague idea that yes, laughing is good for us. However it is not always encouraged in Yoga. In fact in some Yoga classes if is downright forbidden. So why do we encourage laughter in our classes here at Adapted?...

Standing Tall

Standing Tall

One of the best goals that a student has shared with me was that he wanted to stand tall in a room. He meant this physically, mentally and emotionally and it has really stuck to me this day. The physical practice of standing tall creates an energy that impacts...