Author Archives: yoga_teacher

What does Om mean? By Tamblyn Lord

Om ( AUM ) is a sacred Hindu symbol that represents what is considered to be the Universe’s primordial energy It is an elemental vibration that is composed of three syllabic sounds;  a-u-m “ahh” “oooo” “mmm”. In Sanskrit the A & U vowels combine to become “O” hence Om. Just as scientists believe that the universe began […]

5 Practical Reasons Why Guys Need To Do Yoga

We understand the idea of walking into your first yoga class can feel threatening,unfamiliar and intimidating for many men. Yet more and more guys everyday are taking the step onto the yoga mat and here are the reasons why: 1. Increased flexibility and range of motion Consistent practice will improve the flexibility of both your […]

Start Dreaming And Set Your Goals

Do you remember when you were five years old? Unlimited potential and everything was possible. I remember one moment being a super hero, then a soccer star and the next moment swimming with dolphins or reaching for the Moon. I can see you smiling right now as I am sure you were just like me. […]

Ayurvedic tips to keep you healthy through the colder months

We all know that the colder weather can play havoc on our health – colds and flu and also a sense of malaise and inertia can set in. Thankfully, Yoga’s sister science Ayurveda has some handy  and simple hints to help us thrive during the coldest time of the year; 1.Eat warm nourishing foods that […]

Why is yoga so good for you?

Yoga is a holistic practice – benefitting not only the systems of the physical body but also having a profound impact on mental health and providing a sense of awareness and mindfulness. These are just some of the benefits you will enjoy through consistent practice: Greater flexibility Stronger muscles Healthier joints Improved posture Stronger bones […]

When We Free The Fascia, Can We Free The Mind?

When we free the fascia, can we free the mind? During 5 years of consistent Yin Yoga practice, I have gained some perspective on beliefs I hold on to and how they might be holding me back. Some of these beliefs come from childhood, some from loss or struggle, some from the way others have labelled or […]

Quick, delicious and nutritious!

Who is time poor? No time to prepare healthy and yummy snacks? If you have a spare 5-10 minutes you can whip up these yummy treats. Orange Truffles: 1 1/2 cup raw cashews 3 tbs cacao 8 medjool dates (soaked in warm water for 10 mins) 6 drops orange essential oil* Method; 1. In a […]

Yoga Flame – Feels Like Coming Home

We love receiving feedback from our community about their experiences at Yoga Flame, and this recent email from Kathleen is no exception. Hi Emma, I just wanted to send you an email to share with you an experience I had this weekend and to thank you and Gabor for the community that you have created […]

Cheesy Baked Potatoes by Veet

As the weather gets cooler in Melbourne enjoy this warming recipe from Veet – who is the master chef at our Byron Bay Retreats in July … What was comfort food to you as a child, something that really nourished you and made you feel good no matter what was going on around you? One of mine was baked […]

Gabor’s Top Tips For New Yogis

Are your friends, family or partner encouraging you to take a yoga class with them? Are you curious as to what the fuss is all about? Want a little insider info to help you get on the mat? Read on…. I started doing yoga about 10 years ago as the result of my wife begging […]