When the Pākehā, or white settlers, came to the New Zealand archipelago in the 17th Century, they asked those living there who they were; their reply was 'Māori'. Māori actually translates as 'way of
Year after year people return to Kawai Purapura for our Voices of Sacred Earth Festival. It's earned it's place as one of the most unique festivals around and, if you haven't already, you need
What are yoga props? How do you use them, and which poses are they especially good for? There's a common misconception in yoga that props are for beginners. This couldn't be further from the
The Sanskrit word Chakra literally means 'wheel' and is the name of the energy centres in our body. There are 7 main Chakras in the human body and each one has a different function and
We all know yoga is healthy for our bodies and our brains, but have you started doing it with your kids? Yoga has been shown to help children sleep better, adjust their energy levels
Ayurveda, Dosha, Vata, Pitta, Kapha... You may feel like you're counting to five in a foreign language but bear with us. Ayurveda is an amazing ancient healing system that you can benefit from enormously!
A sacred tradition of the Native American people, the sweat lodge is a unique healing ritual with deep detoxifying benefits to the body, mind and soul. It is a cultural and spiritual experience that
WHAT IS TRANSFORMATIONAL YOGA®? Founded by Sri Swami Vidyanand, Transformational Yoga® offers a complete approach to well-being, focusing on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of health. Transformational Yoga is an innovative and
As we enter the hottest season of the year, it’s important to stay cool, relaxed, and hydrated, and what better way than eating some of the healthiest (and most delicious) foods of the summer?
Back in January 2016, Alistair completed his 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training at Kawai Purapura. Next year he'll be returning as we've booked him for our 2018 Yoga Festival. Currently living between Madison in