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How yoga helps leaders stay on top

How yoga helps leaders stay on top

By Kath Walters

When Chloe Munro walks into the Canberra headquarters of the Clean Energy Regulator she wants to fill its floors with positive energy.

As chief executive, she believes part of her role is to set a high level of energy for her 350 staff to follow – and keep it there.

For the past year, however, that’s been a big ask. Last year, Munro was diagnosed with breast cancer and her treatment involved surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Remarkably, however, Munro managed to keep performing in her full-time leadership role throughout most of the treatment. “I powered through surgery and eight rounds of chemo and it was only right at the very end that the cumulative effects caught up with me,” she says.

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Not a beginner by a long chalk, Frank but still with tight hamstrings, I'm interested in your direction to hold ahdo mukha svanasa... Read More
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Home Practice: The benefits of not doing

Home Practice: The benefits of not doing
Supta Baddha Konasana
Setu Bandha Sravangasana
Viparita Karani
Savasana
Supta Baddha Konasana
Supta Virasana
Adho Mukha Svanasana
rope Sirsasana
Chair Sirsasana
Ardha Halasana
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
Viparita Karani
Savasana
Savasana
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Rest, restore & receive...This sequence is an instant energy tonic...OM OM OM...
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