A belated Happy New Year from me... apologies for my 'missing in action' but with a year of new beginnings ahead, I needed to disconnect and concentrate on some clear strategic thinking away from social media and the world of technology. And what a refreshing break that can be. I got to the stage late last year where I felt like I was in a season of 'Survivor'! Sydney's … [Read more...] about Blissed out start to 2016!
Deborah sat down with the gorgeous gals from the popular Australian music group The Chantoozies and asked them how they stay 'balanced' when it comes to their busy lives. For Ally Fowler, the answer has to do with pottery. For Eve von Bibra - acupuncture plays an important role in helping her stay 'zen'. … [Read more...] about Pottery and acupuncture help the Chantoozies stay ‘zen’
Do you consider yoga to be a soft and gentle approach to exercise? When you think of tai chi, do you picture old people swinging their arms around in a park? Fiona Patterson is a certified Ziran Qigong instructor and yoga teacher who believes both practices have the potential to transform the body and mind. She explains to Deborah that there are many types of yoga that … [Read more...] about Yoga as a life force
What inspires a woman to give up a career as a veterinarian… to become a yoga instructor? Ever since Fiona Patterson was a little girl, she had dreamt of being a vet. She studied hard, got great grades and went on to complete a Bachelor of Veterinary Science at Melbourne University. But after several years of working as a vet, Fiona began to feel uneasy about her career … [Read more...] about The career switch: From vet to yogi
How much fun can you have on your chair at work? Is it possible to exercise while you are typing away at your computer? Melbourne Yoga Instructor Fiona Patterson has found a way of breathing life and health back into the workplace – via an inspiring new app called ‘Salute the desk’. The app features a range of easy-to-follow stretches. It allows you to keep track of how many … [Read more...] about Salute the desk