Marrickville Yoga Centre

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In my post “Iyengar Yoga – A Beginner’s Guide” we explored what Iyengar Yoga is, the benefits, my first experience and my top 5 tips for getting the most out of this traditional form of yoga. Today we take a closer look at a local Sydney studio, Marrickville Yoga Centre. What is Iyengar Yoga? Iyengar […]

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Vegan Lentil Shepherd’s Pie and the C-word

The tone in her voice was all it took for me to know something was wrong. Two hours later and we were flying on the freeway, towards Sydney, the deafening sound of Carrion providing a lulling sense of calm. Two weeks later and she was cleared to come home from the hospital, with a diagnosis and a […]

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Bay Yoga Dubai

“The greatest challenge yields the greatest possibility for change” – Bikram Choudhury Bay Yoga is one of the hottest yoga studios in Dubai. The light filled studio is most popular for it’s Bikram Yoga classes though also offers a little Hatha and Pilates. The teachers are friendly, welcoming and happy to share their tips. Housed […]

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A One Day Meditation Retreat at the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest temple, Nan Tien Temple, Australia 

Chelsey Crafts Vegan Travel Nan Tien Temple Australia

Nan Tien is Chinese for Southern Paradise. Just 90 minutes south of Sydney, this southern paradise is the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest Buddhist temple and Australia’s first government accredited tertiary institution grounded in Buddhism values and wisdom. The Nan Tien temple stands with a sense of serenity firmly amongst the trees near Wollongong, just a 90 minute drive south […]

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5 Reasons to Use a Reusable Coffee Cup

As discussed in the last post in the mindfulness series The Pursuit of Presence: The Importance of Routine, we touched on the benefits of establishing healthy routines. One of my personal favourite routines is my morning coffee. Whether its the opportunity to catch up with friends at my 8am and 10am (ok, and sometimes 2pm) weekday […]

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How to Survive Jet Lag

If you follow along with my travels on Instagram you will know that I’ve recently returned home from an amazing 5 week adventure around the U.S and the Middle East. I feel so lucky to have had the freedom and the means to be able to travel abroad to new places and I can’t wait […]

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Simple White Bean Dip (v, gf)

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A smooth and creamy dip flavoured with garlic, lemon and a sprinkling of chilli, packed full of protein and made in just minutes. This simple dip is quick and easy to prepare, is rich in fibre, protein and vitamins (it is a pulse after all) and can be made using common  kitchen staples. Not long […]

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