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
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Why are Retreats so Good for Us!

If you are not sure whether going on a treat would be good for you, this blog post is for you.  People go on retreats for all different kind of reasons but, in my experience, the number one reason for women to go on a retreat, no matter their

Is Stress Affecting Your Weight?

We now know that chronic stress is a major contributing factor to weight gain and can be keeping people from losing the weight they want, or it might make losing weight a bit more difficult than what it should be. In fact, studies show that stress causes people to consume more calories, have more trouble being motivated

Managing Stress – The Ayurvedic Approach

By Jamila Knopp – Diploma of Ayurveda Although the tigers are long gone, the physical threat to our lives has been replaced with the modern day stress of long work hours, financial worries, relationship issues, family problems, and trying to juggle far too many things at once. Stress often