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‘There are more people per capita practising yoga in Byron Shire than anywhere else in the world – including India.’ So says John Ogilvie, founder of Byron Yoga Centre and co-organiser of last Saturday’s Evolve Yoga Festival at Byron Primary School.

After running similar festivals in Melbourne and Sydney, festival director Miranda Burne said, ‘Byron is the capital of yoga in Australia, and it’s also my home – so that makes it really convenient for having a festival’.

Hundreds of people who attended Saturday’s event – chanting, meditating and trying out challenging asanas – evidently agreed.


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Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

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