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6 06, 2017

Marketing Manager at Kawai Purapura

June 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

With our Marketing Manager leaving on parental leave soon, we find ourselves looking for a new and integral member of our small, passionate team.  This is a full-time job working for a yoga retreat centre in Albany. Work for an inspiring organisation creating a platform for transformation Work amongst nature while being walking distance from [...]

28 04, 2017

I can’t fast! – how to overcome challenges while fasting

April 28th, 2017|Food, Kawai Purapura, Yogic Lifestyle|

A common response I often get when I mention to people that I’m fasting is ‘I don’t know how you can do that. I can’t fast’. The battle is often lost at the words ‘I can’t’. Of course fasting is challenging but like many other challenges, a strong mental attitude and focussing on the goal [...]

24 04, 2017

Why do a juice fast at Kawai Purapura?

April 24th, 2017|Food, Kawai Purapura, Yogic Lifestyle|

Juice fasting is a great way to kick start a cleansing process to assist with many methods that improve the body, mind and spirit. Perhaps you want to lose weight? Or you may want to start a journey where you can stop damaging habits such as smoking, over-eating or a caffeine addiction? Maybe you’d like [...]

19 04, 2017

7 Reasons why a Detox is so good

April 19th, 2017|Food|

Detox, fasting, cleansing. There are many other names you could use but they all refer to a process where you abstain from eating and drinking all or some kinds of foods. You may have come across some of the more well-known benefits of fasting. Weight loss and spiritual/religious observances are a couple of them but [...]

14 04, 2017

YOGA MATters – shifting into Autumn

April 14th, 2017|Yogic Lifestyle|

This month we start the shift into Autumn and the sense of letting go, shedding that which no longer serves us. A time to take stock of our vital energy stores, and to ensure we have plenty as we say goodbye to summer. As the year takes shape and intensifies, we need to be mindful that [...]

10 01, 2017

7 Reasons to Experience an Ayurvedic Retreat in 2017

January 10th, 2017|Yogic Lifestyle|

Ayurvedic medicine, or simply Ayurveda, is known to be one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems, dating from more than 3,000 years ago in the Indian subcontinent. In Ayurveda, health balance is defined as an equilibrium between body, mind, spirit and social interactions. When something disrupts this equilibrium, you get sick. In an Ayurvedic [...]

20 12, 2016

How to Detox your Mind and Body with the combined power of Ayurveda and Yoga

December 20th, 2016|Food, Yogic Lifestyle|

Detox your Mind and Body with the combined power of Ayurveda and Yoga “To keep the body in GOOD HEALTH is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind STRONG and CLEAR” – Buddha Take just a moment to reflect upon this statement above and your life currently. Do you honestly feel [...]

8 12, 2016

How Childhood Memories Made You Who You Are?

December 8th, 2016|Children|

What is your best childhood vacation memory? Is it a family holiday? A summer camp during your school vacations? An adventure into nature with your little brother or sister? Independent of what this memory may be, this memory is part of the vast multitude of experiences you have had through your life that makes you [...]

13 06, 2016

Winter is here! Neti Pot Cleansing

June 13th, 2016|Yogic Lifestyle|

Neti Pot Cleansing The word neti is Sanskrit for “nasal cleansing.” In the traditions of Ayurveda, a natural medical system that originated in India thousands of years ago, jala neti is the cleansing of the nasal passages with salt water. If you experience nasal allergies or sinus symptoms (congestion, headaches, pressure), or if you just [...]

31 05, 2016

Dahl-licious! A delicious tasting Dahl

May 31st, 2016|Food|

When I first discovered yoga, I found this soupy fragrant meal to be deeply nourishing, satisfying, and a little bit thrilling—that moment when your body/mind register an affirming “Yes – this is so good for me”. As an inexpensive vegetarian and simple-to-cook protein, this staple is loved by not only yogis but by many. Dahl—which derives from [...]