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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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