A Weekend Retreat Experience at Kimi Ora Eco Resort

In the last two and a half years I have taught nine yoga & mindfulness weekend retreats – eight retreats at the Kimi Ora Eco Resort and one at the Wangapeka Retreat Centre.  These retreats are becoming increasingly popular and I have many people returning to them regularly. Please
Posted: July 17, 2018 By:

Into the Mystic – Part 5

  My accommodation in Rome was at the Trastevere Hotel, in the old Trastevere district, on the west bank of the Tiber River, just south of St Peters Square and the Vatican, where my Cammino (Italian spelling) had come to its conclusion. That evening I went to a local
Posted: January 14, 2018 By:

Into the Mystic – Part 4

In this place of seamless unfolding, everything could take on the appearance of happening instantly.  I’ve heard it referred to as the ‘Eternal Now’, which seems like the perfect description to me.  At one level I had a sense of everything that I experienced happening in the same instant,
Posted: January 13, 2018 By:

Into the Mystic – Part 3

What unfolded from here has been shared with very few in my life. I have regarded it as intensely personal – even sacred in many ways.  Like so many other mystical experiences and insights I’ve had, I’ve kept it hidden to protect myself (and the experience) from questioning, disbelief,
Posted: January 12, 2018 By:

Into the Mystic – Part 2

From where I am now, it is easy to see the moment of grace that so clearly illuminated the way home. It was early September 1990, and I had just spent three weeks at the Edinburgh Festival looking for acts for the 1992 NZ International Festival.  I was the
Posted: January 11, 2018 By:

Into the Mystic – Part 1

Hark, now hear the sailors cry Smell the sea and feel the sky Let your soul and spirit fly into the mystic ~ Van Morrison – Into the Mystic ~ Ever since I was a child growing up on the shores of rural Lake Ontario, I have always known
Posted: January 10, 2018 By:

How to stay cool this Summer with Ayurveda!

Summer has arrived with a bang this year, and even though it’s officially supposed to start today on the 21st of December, it feels like we’ve already had a whole summer of great hot weather. In Ayurveda, we know that increased heat can bring an imbalance of Pitta dosha,