We all know Yoga is incredibly beneficial...here's a reminder of why: 1. It improves your mood and changes your brain chemistry 2. Improves flexibility, posture and strength 3. Increases your energy 4. Reduces stress and anxiety 5. Assists with breathing and blood flow to the brain But then why is it so easy to make excuses?! Sometimes it's just too hard to get to … [Read more...] about Why is Yoga so beneficial?
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1.Warmth. Did you know the average low in July in Wellington is 7 degrees and on Siargao Island the average low is 25 degrees? It’s a scientific fact that heat helps not only our muscles but our mind and body relax. So, as we all start to feel the stresses and the cold of the middle of the year, July is the ideal time to get away somewhere warm, relax and recharge. 2. Health. Did … [Read more...] about Tonya’s Reasons To Book A Winter Retreat
I LOVE winter. To me it means tropical island and mid winter get- aways. It didn’t always mean get aways… it used to mean hard yards and freezing cold. But I decided to change things up a bit and make life a little more fun. Many years ago I decided I would travel every year. It was a promise I made to myself. There are so many places in the world I want to see and it won’t happen if you leave … [Read more...] about I Love Winter
If you are someone who is always busy, often doing things for others, or perhaps you feel like YOU get lost inside your life at times. Then it’s time to press pause, hit refresh, and give yourself permission to practice just being. Come away with me… ….. this invitation brought together a beautiful group of like-minded people to Siargao Island in the Philippines in July, 2019. It was … [Read more...] about Creating Space Yoga Retreat and What I Learned From a Plate of Eggs
I am very happy to be back home after an incredible journey with my retreatee’s in Cambodia. What a trip it was! Memories of a lifetime where created and shared. When we arrived in Cambodia we had a plan of how our trip would be, but, the Mekong river was fuller than anticipated, so our Journey of Discovery took an unexpected turn. Life is like that isn’t it? Sometimes it changes course … [Read more...] about Journey of Discovery Yoga ReTreat – Cambodia 2018
All of us are touched by loss. In fact, one thing we can be sure of is that loss is a certainty. However, how we make sense of it and grow around it is anything but certain. There are so many ways we make sense of loss. And before we explore this some more, I think it is useful to be reminded that the amount you love does not need to equal the amount you grieve. For example, do you remember a … [Read more...] about The art of RE-membering