Jane Mackarness

Jane has been studying and practising yoga for 39 years, teaching since 1979, and training teachers since 1997. She is the author of the yoga teacher training courses offered here.
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Online Courses

Online courses allow you to define your own schedule and learn at your own pace, wherever and whenever convenient. To get the best from distance learning, you need self motivation, discipline and time. Read More

World-wide Tutors

We have a growing number of fantastic tutors around the globe to give our students immediate access to their own mentor in the same time zone and location. Read More


Our fertility yoga online teacher training and pre and postnatal yoga  courses are approved by the Yoga Alliance for continuing professional development, and workshops accrue hours with both the US and UK yoga Alliance. Read More





Yoga is not a myth buried in oblivion. It is the most valuable inheritance of the present. It is the essential need of today and the culture of tomorrow”    Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Yoga serves the individual, and does so through inviting transformation, rather than by giving information”   T K V Desikachar
Out beyond the ideas of right doing or wrong doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there”    Rumi
Yoga is 99% practice and 1% knowledge. ”   Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois 
The goal is not to tie ourselves in knots.. we’re already tied in knots. The aim is to untie the knot in our hearts. The aim is to unite with the Ultimate, and peaceful power in the universe.”    Max Strom
Learn to let go. This is the key to happiness. ”   Guatama Buddha
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness”   HH Dalai Lama
And as we let our own light shine, we consciously give other people permission to do the same. ”   Marianne Williamson 

Fertility Yoga

An interesting article by Julia Medew of dailylife.com.au

One in three Australian women who have their first baby with the help of infertility treatments become pregnant again without any assistance within two years.

A study of 236 women who had a baby through IVF and other assisted reproductive treatments found 33 per cent of them conceived a second child naturally within two years of their first birth.

Women whose infertility was initially diagnosed as ”unexplained” were more than twice as likely as others with a specific infertility diagnosis to become pregnant naturally, suggesting they may not have needed treatment in the first place.

Researcher Karen Wynter, of the Jean Hailes research unit at Monash University, said it was also possible that some of the women had undiagnosed endometriosis when they were struggling to get pregnant because the condition affects fertility but tends to improve after pregnancy.

”If these women hadn’t been diagnosed with endometriosis and the clinicians tell me this is quite common … that might be why they were struggling the first time,” she said.

”The pregnancy itself actually helps to alleviate some of the symptoms and the second pregnancy comes around easier.”

The women who became pregnant naturally were also more likely to have been in relationships of shorter duration.

”One possible explanation is that these women are having sex more frequently,” Dr Wynter said.

Age did not appear to be a factor regarding subsequent natural pregnancies.

The study is published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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