Body care

Learning to understand your body & yourself – Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety & stress from Nancy Hanley

WEATHER PATTERNS OF YOUR BODY AND THE RETURN TO BALANCE   Right now I’m up in far north Queensland teaching yoga by the beach. I’ve been here for 3 weeks and each morning I watch the changing weather patterns of the ocean. No two days are the same. For a few days it will be [...]

How mindfulness can help you to deal better with stress – Part 3 By Dr Alla Demutska (Insight Psychology Centre) and Dr Richard Chambers

The stress response   40,000 years ago, two cave people walked out of their cave. It was summer and the sun was shining. One of the cave people thought to themselves “What a lovely day…I think I will go and eat some berries and have a swim, and later I might lie and watch the [...]

Winter – Time to rug up, eat walnuts & have acupuncture By Leela Klein

Winter – Time to rug up, eat walnuts & have acupuncture   Chinese Medicine encourages us to live in harmony with the seasons, and according to Chinese medicine theory, there are five seasons – winter, spring, summer, late summer, and autumn. Winter is the season of hibernation, when energy moves inward. A time of retreat [...]

Meet The Teachers: Joanna Nation

Meet The Teachers: Joanna Nation Joanna Teaches Hatha, Kundalini and Qi Gong At Kundalini House   I’m looking forward to meeting you (if we haven't met before) and hello. You'll see me around Kundalini House teaching Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Integrative Qi Gong (perhaps some other classes too as my offer continues to grow). [...]

Understanding Karmic Connections- By Melanie June

Understanding Karmic Connections- By Melanie June There is potent energy in the air planetary wise at the moment with Pluto, Saturn, Neptune, Jupiter and Chiron and Mercury in retrograde, beckoning us for deep transformation and triggering old wounds to be released. We also have a Full Moon lunar eclipse in Capricorn Wednesday July 17th (Australia [...]

iRest Yoga Nidra for Nervous System Repair, What do we do in an iRest class? – Rachel Hanrahan

iRest Yoga Nidra for Nervous System Repair What do we do in an iRest class? As a yogic practice iRest yoga nidra starts with purposefully creating, an inner resource of peace, wellbeing and ease. A student cultivates this place using images, feelings, sounds, tastes and smells and practice recalling this self-created inner resource. The student [...]

Welcoming Justine Mcgill – Qi Gong Teacher

I started practicing qigong five years ago after meeting a wonderful teacher at Kundalini House, Nicole Lee, who now teaches from her own qigong studio in Balaclava, Chi Space. Qigong offered a gentle but surprisingly powerful way to work with my body and mind that complemented the yoga and Buddhist meditation practices I already knew [...]

Meet Fiona Dixon- Psychologist (Insight Psychology)

You have a lot of experience working with both adults and children, over 20 years, can you tell us a little bit about this experience and what brought you to Psychology?   In my late teens I experienced a number of significant losses. Whilst my friends were supportive, they didn’t really know what to say [...]

Meet Sarina Keam – Acupuncturist & Chinese Medicine

Tell us a little about your work these last few years? Over the last few years I have been working alongside private midwives in their family clinic. I helped to look after many pregnant women and postpartum using Chinese Medicine. It was such a joy to work closely with some amazing midwives and their extensive [...]

Seasonal Beetroot Tart Recipe

Beetroot & Goats Cheese Tart:   A goat’s cheese and beetroot tart is not only super easy, it’s a fantastic way to use seasonal produce. Serve for lunch, as a side dish or light dinner.   INGREDIENTS 450g (1lb) beetroot, peeled 30ml (2 tbsp) olive oil salt and freshly ground pepper 1 pack (320g) ready-rolled puff [...]