Protecting Your Lower Back

Protecting Your Lower Back

By Anna Wechsel, Yoga Instructor Between Yoga and Pilates, you can reduce the occurrence, aggravation and symptoms of lower back pain. The work in Pilates strengthens the trunk muscles on the front and back of the body, providing a strong and stable ‘launch pad’ for...

Staying Committed

I first experienced yoga as a stressed out veterinary student in Palmerston North. Daily Hatha yoga practice had a profound effect on my anxiety. However, as a 20-year-old I didn’t have the wisdom or discipline to stick with it, and as the summer months appeared...
Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Hi, my name is Bobbie, and would love to spend a day with Kathleen at a retreat. Just a short story about my time at Abundance in Porirua, friendly and sunshine people I might add. I have just recently come back to Yoga, after years away from this wonderfully powerful...
Benefits of Drinking Tea

Benefits of Drinking Tea

By Lauren S., Abundance Thorndon Studio Manager From green, black, white, to oolong, tea is a universal ‘comfort’ drink. It keeps us warm on winter days and it keeps us healthy all year round. For some of us, it’s also our coffee alternative, keeping us free from a...