FIVE OF THE BEST: WELLNESS TIPS

Last week I interviewed International Wellness Coach, Morgan Sheets and found out about how she creates balance and prosperity in other people’s lives to create a better sense of being. “Health is a state of body, Wellness is a state of being” – J. Stanford If you’re keen to hear about how some positive change […]

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HOW TO MAKE COCONUT ICY TREATS…

It’s been a long, somewhat hot (somewhat FREEZING!) summer here in Melbourne, and if you’re wanting a quick and sweat way to cool down, this is one for you!! A few weeks ago, I interviewed the Melbourne based Naturopath, Narelle Plapp and asked her all about her business ‘Food for Health‘ on the blog, and […]

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Benefits of Yin Yoga

  Last week, I caught up with Senior Yin Yoga Teacher, Leonie Lockwood, and after feeling inspired to get DEEPER into my postures and sit LONGER in my poses, I wanted to share some cool tips I found about getting your OWN Yin Yoga Practice started. “This practice is designed to help you sit longer, […]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: YIN YOGA

The first time I met Leonie Lockwood was when she taught a Yin Yoga class at my local studio. Later that year, she kindly helped me with a blog post about beginner’s styles of yoga by explaining what Yin was, more in-depth. Leonie has a long-standing passion for Yoga which came from her early years spent […]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: NUTRITIONAL THERAPIST

Welcome February 2017!! Hopefully you’re “Wellness” goals are still running hot, and if they’re not; I’ve got some EXTRA inspiration from Los Angeles Nutritional Therapy Practitioner & Paleo Chef, Kelsey Ale.       Last month, while I was visiting the City of Angels, I had the rare opportunity to catch up link up with this stunning lady, […]

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Quick Guide: Satyananda Yoga Ashram

This week, I headed out to a well known Satyananda Ashram in Rocklyn, Victoria. For those unfamiliar with the term, it’s pretty much a secluded dwelling planted in an {often} hindu style learning environment centered around the world of yoga.The DEEPER world. I’m not just talking about the ‘Asana’ (poses) you see on the mat here, […]

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Satya: Finding Your Truth

Following on from “Ahimsa” (non-violence) as posted a few weeks back, it is believed that the five Yama’s should be followed in numerical order to purify one towards the final stage of Ashtanga yoga; spiritual enlightenment (Samadhi). “As truthfulness is achieved, the results of the Yogi’s actions naturally result according to the will of the Yogi”  […]

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Yoga: A Beginners Guide to Finding Zen

Originating from India, Yoga is not exactly new science. However, with the trending “wellness” theme replacing pure fitness, it is definitely something that is becoming more popular by the day. If you’re new to yoga (often translated simple as “union”), the whole scene can be one big, confusing “I think I’ll just download the app”. […]

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Ahimsa: Inner Peace through Non-Violence

Yoga is more than just the Asana or postures on the mat. When studied at depth, it is broken down into Pantanjali’s eight limbs or branches, where part one, is focused on the Yama’s. To simplify this, a “Yama” (five in total), is an ethical practice one must adhere to in accordance with the yogic lifestyle. Consequently, […]

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2016 Fit Trend: Bodyweight Training

As a self confessed travel-fit junkie, I constantly view my ever changing surrounds as somewhat of a “workout playground”. Often caught on the run without my “PT tools”, I naturally opt for body weight workouts and according to the latest polls, I’m not the only one. “Do your workouts include push-ups, squat jumps, Burpees and […]

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