Spirituality

Written by Cat Woods ・  Images from A Guiding Light・  5 mins   They are divine to look at and imbued with energetic powers to heal, strengthen, cleanse and calm. Crystals are becoming more and more popular as jewellery, in the home, and in beauty products. If you're wondering which...

Written by Cat Woods ・  5 mins   Is hot yoga good for my skin? Will it make me break out? Can I wear makeup or should I cleanse before class? All these questions answered by a natural beauty expert.   Belinda Hughes is a professional beauty therapist who uses and advocates natural products....

Written by Laura Porter ・  5 mins   Deciding to commit to yoga teacher training is a big deal. One we never take lightly. It involves time and heaps of energy, not to mention some of those hard-earned savings. But it’s worth every minute devoted, every ounce of...

Written by Cat Woods ・  10 mins  The goal of all yogis is ultimately enlightenment, or Samadhi. Through awareness of breath and body, the ancient yogis discovered that the life force energy (prana) could activate Kundalini energy and also lead to optimal health and wellbeing when focused upon and...

Written by Cat Woods ・  5 mins In this hectic modern world of 24/7 social media, weeks that don’t often end the minute we leave the office, plus demands from partners, family, friends and colleagues, wouldn’t it be ideal to just…escape?   But not to simply escape and arrive back exactly...

Written by Siobhan Hodgson・ Photos by Jamie Kennedy ・ 10 mins Research is recognising what we yogis have always known - yoga is good for your mental health.   One in five Australians aged 16-85 will experience a mental illness in any given year, according to findings from the National Survey of...

Written by Cat Woods ・  5 mins I came to yoga believing it was really a “stretch” class with incense. Perhaps, for some, it is and always will be. After years of practicing and trying classes of different types, I really developed a curiosity for the spiritual and...

Written by Laura Porter ・ Image by Shazmyn Ali ・ 5 mins Purpose. It’s a small and familiar word but one that most of us want more of in our daily lives. Why? Having real purpose guides our decision making, shapes our goals and it gives us a focus.  Plus,...

Written by Duncan Parviainen ・ Image by Eneko Urunuela ・ 5 mins Yoga has gotten increasingly more epic with vinyasa, hot yoga, aerial yoga and to the somewhat extremes of naked yoga and wine and yoga. But, let's strip it all back to what keeps us coming back for more...