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By Duncan Peak   Asana practice these days has allowed (or inspired!) many things – from exercise physiology, dance, alternative medicines and the likes to corrode its original purpose of preparing the body for long sitting in meditation and opening pranic channels so the flow of higher...

By Duncan Peak   Personal trainers all over the world are adept at inspiring their cliental to go that extra mile, to lose a few extra calories, to look sharp, be sharp and now to think sharp! That’s right think sharp? Are personal trainers now psychoanalysts as...

By Duncan Peak   I can remember the days of football training when we would run onto the oval in the bitter cold nights, place one leg on top of the wire fence surrounding the oval, bounce a few times up and down and then think “Right,...

By Duncan Peak   Our language has the ability to change the energy of a room, to inspire a person, to console a friend and also to hurt and condemn people. The words we choose and the energy we put behind them can be beneficial to others...

This world and its drama cycles seem to be forever in motion. Never ceasing. This motion requires a balance point: STILLNESS. The inner and outer chatter will never cease. Rallies, earth warming, storms coming, absurd babble from “you know who,” time passing, things to tick off the...

Inspiration and insight can come from many different places – our friends, teachers, life experiences and words of wisdom. Here at Power Living, we turn to books to keep igniting our souls. To celebrate International Read A Book Day, the Power Living crew are sharing some of their...

What is my purpose in life? Who am I? Can I transform myself? Can I change? Can I alleviate this pain I am suffering from? Can I find greater peace and happiness? Can I gain more knowledge about myself, and the world? I was asking myself...

I was a young intern at the prestigious Cartier Foundation of the Arts in Paris when I practiced my first yoga class. It was 90 minutes of rigorous Iyengar practice in the penthouse of the building on my lunch break.   I was very intrigued by the...

By Leigh Roy Houghton I was never really good at sports as a kid. I didn’t understand the whole team idea and being the youngest of seven kids I saw my role in most situations as a follower. I became very good at following direction and...

By Adrian Shortland   As a myofascial therapist specialising in chronic injury and lifestyle ailments, my clinic - Bodyalignment - sees a lot of patients that suffer from decreased range of movement and restrictions in the body. This is primarily due to the binding of tissues including muscles...