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In a world where most Western people’s frame of reference for yoga is Instagram-worthy peak poses on clifftops and pristine studios, Face Yoga doesn’t exactly seem destined for success. Yet, here it is, it's a ‘thing’ and it is growing in popularity amongst certain circles.   Why?...

Written by Tim Crowe ・ 5 mins What’s blue, round, sweet, grows on a bush and can boost your brainpower? If you answered blueberries you would be correct. Or that should be: ‘mostly correct’. The ‘brain-boosting power’ part needs a bit more science to catch up to the headlines,...

Written by Cat Woods ・ 5 mins   Ultimately, cruelty free beauty means that products are not tested on animals. Vegan beauty means products are entirely free of animal derived product and any testing on animals. This means that all vegan products are cruelty free by default but not...

Written by Cat Woods ・Images  ・ 5 mins   Amongst the great philosophers discussing the state of the mortal condition, higher consciousness and the quandaries of being, the dilemma over the best yoga pants was not likely a point of conversation. However, as any yogi knows, this is a serious...

Written by Tamara Siekman  ・ Image by William Randles  ・  5 mins In a time where ‘being busy’ is now the norm, yoga has become increasingly popular in the western world as a way to ‘wind down’ and practice mindfulness.    The only issue with this is the style of...

Written by Malinda Hayward  ・  10 mins I’m officially a Yoga Teacher! And you know what, no word of a lie – it’s the best thing I’ve ever done. I feel like my life has been building up to this moment of feeling unwavering contentment with everything in...

Written by Cat Woods ・ Photographs by Nassima Rothacker  ・ 5 mins These 3 delicious recipes for vegan food come from Deliciously Ella: The Plant-Based Cookbook by Ella Mills. Whether you crave a flavour-packed stack of corn fritters or a soft-centred, delicious peanut butter and chocolate dessert, we've got you covered.   Three Vegan...

Written by Cat Woods ・  10 mins   Shauna Hawkes has been a teacher with Power Living Australia for the past eight years. She teaches, facilitates programs, runs workshops and supports the teacher training program. In addition to her role as a teacher, mentor and facilitator, she is also a...

Written by Cat Woods ・Images with assistance of Nimble Activewear  ・ 5 mins   No matter whether you’re new to yoga classes or you’ve taken an extended break from practice, it never hurts to check that you’ve got the gear you need (and some that you just want). Naturally, as a...

Written by Cat Woods ・ 5 mins A Buddha Bowl is a big bowl of plant-based goodness. Buddha Bowl ingredients and portions are rooted in the principles of Chinese Medicine to dictate the ideal combination of wholegrains, vegetables and protein.   The beauty of Buddha Bowls are that you can tweak...