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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15 Essential Steps To Maximise Your Trip

We might be FULL of energy in our daily lives, but on holiday that high octane can be quickly zapped with a combination of sleep deprivation, alcohol, travel, dehydration, sickness and of course, jetlag. As a seasoned traveller, my TOP FIFTEEN TIPS (ten just wasn’t enough!) for staying SUPERCHARGED are here to be shared: TRAVEL […]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: HEALTH & FITNESS TRAVEL

With 2017 clearly in our sights, I’ve been doing some serious travel planning next year inspired WHOLLY by Health & Fitness. While it might seem like I’ve got an EPIC year in store, it also takes a lot of foresight, researching, planning, booking and spending LONG hours stationary at a computer discovering the endless possibilities […]

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TRAVELFIT REVIEW: CHRISTCHURCH IN 2 DAYS

Christchurch is probably BEST known to most as the “Garden City” of the South Island in New Zealand; but best known to ME, as home ❤ Although it shaped my youth and feel like I know it like the back of my hand, it’s ALWAYS changing, and when I was there a few weeks ago, […]

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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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Becoming… lost

I may not be a psychiatrist or counselor; but I AM however, a professional on becoming lost – and finding a positive new direction. “Getting lost is not a waste of time; to travel is to Evolve”  -Pierre Bernard I’m not talking about just geographically (though I’m good at that too) here, although sometimes I […]

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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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Powerful Lessons Travel Teaches

I’ve spent much of the past 6 years traveling, with the longest “home” ground lasting all of 9 months at any one time. While a life of transit can be unsettling; it also throws down some amazing opportunities to learn, grow and become all the more stronger. Here’s what I’ve learned and how I relate […]

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SWADHYAYA: The Art of Self-Study

“My goal is not to be better than anyone else, but to be better than I used to be”   I remember hearing one morning at Sampoorna Yoga (For Body Mind & Soul) India after “Leave your ego at the door”, that you “should not compare yourself to the person on the next mat”. The […]

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