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"We all come from star dust, but mostly what we relate to is the dust part, while the starlight remains a distant hope, a longed for day." - Caroline Coggins, Director of The Yoga Centre East Redfern


Why do we go to Bali to do yoga?

Going to Bali is six hour plane trip. Given the state of our ‘common home’ should we be flying anywhere? I go to Bali because there is a sacredness in their lives which in our culture is lacking. Perhaps that is not fair to say, but maybe you feel it too. You want to feel bolstered and enlivened in what you do, and have

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PRACTICE CLASSES, to cultivate repose

I started these because I think we all need to have our own time on the mat, in life too, listening and responding. But we need to listen to ourselves, we need to find our own rhythm and understandings. Yoga is s path of transformation, and that is a two way thing, we need input to understand, challenge and grow. And we require time

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AUSTRALIAN SENIOR IYENGAR YOGA TEACHERS

Australia has in her midst practitioners who have been teaching and doing their art for nearly forty years. What a wealth of experience they bring! The Yoga Centre would like to honour this work, by hosting two of these foundational teachers in 2016. I welcome them as colleagues and people who have journeyed on the road.  Australia was one of the earliest countries to

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