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6 qualities of a great yoga teacher

6 qualities of a great yoga teacher Over the years, I’ve had some good, some not-so-good, and a few truly wonderful yoga teachers. Some of the wonderful ones have challenged me, some have comforted me, and others I’ve travelled across the world to learn from. All of...

4 ways yoga can help with anxiety and depression

4 ways yoga can help with anxiety and depression I’m currently going through a significant period of change and uncertainty. And although I’m discovering that change can be necessary – wonderful even – I’m also finding out that uncertainty can be unsettling. I’m...

Sink into sound

The importance of sound and it's resonance cannot be understated, although it is little understood by most of us. We instinctively know that some music and sounds affect us, but how many of us have ever bathed ourselves in a dedicated sound massage? A few months ago I...

Why showing up is enough

Why showing up is enough Too often people don’t commence a yoga practice because they are under the misguided idea that you need to be a fit, skinny, white girl & have the ability to twist yourself into a pretzel and will have to completely change your diet and...

Why a neat stack of yoga blankets make me purr

Why a neat stack of yoga blankets makes me purr Recently I’ve been reflecting on the first Niyama outlined in Patanjali’s yoga sutras. The Niyama’s are the second limb of yoga, and the five precepts of this limb provide guidance on areas where we can practice...

Got period pain? Try Yin yoga

Got period pain? Try Yin yoga My yin yoga journey started during my period. The time each month, when I get teary, fearful, anxious, indecisive; all topped off with some physical pain. Needless to say I can get a little cranky with all this going on. About 6 years...

Retreat essentials

Retreat essentials Do you forget to slow down, to treasure the little things, get stuck with decision making and find your mind running down a single track that you’re SURE is the RIGHT way? I do and if you do, you’ll know this generally doesn’t lead to life affirming...

Am I doing this right?

Am I doing this right? Across the five studios I work in, time and time again, I come across this question as a Yin yoga teacher. My answer is always the same ‘I don’t know, where do you feel it? ’ If they feel the pose in the area that I have highlighted as the...

How to whoopee over that mid week hump!

How to Whoopee over that mid week hump First world problem solved! All right so I know that peace across the world and the laying down of arms would be huge, but this is kinda big for me. I have solved my first world problem of that mid week lack of energy, come hump...

There’s a bear in there

There's a bear in there   Here’s a BEAR AND WINTER HIBERNATION spiel in case you hadn’t had enough this winter already. Bear with me and all will be revealed! Picture this, it’s cold and crappy outside, food is hard to find and you haven’t got enough energy to...

“Leonie’s passion for Yin is inspirational. She has such skill and depth of knowledge but her practical approach makes Yin (the journey within) so accessible.”

Amy Livingstone

Connect with Leonie

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Connect with Leonie

E | hello@leonielockwood.com.au
M | 0419 133 948

      

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