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New organic teteria opens in Fuengirola

La Rosa de los Vientos recently opened its doors serving fresh organic delights with reasonable prices. The bright and friendly cafe has a children’s area and with the stage can offer all kinds of workshops. “To change the world, with respect for the earth, that is why we serve organic products,” explains Manolo and Valeria, the owners of the tea shop.

Located near to the Bioparc in Fuengirola, now there is no reason not to enjoy a healthy option with the family or friends. “This … Continue reading

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Spinal Health week

Recent studies support the Chiropractic profession’s conservative approach to health.

— A recent study in the medical journal Spine found a strong association between chiropractic care and the avoidance of lumbar spine surgery. This is further supported by other recent research supporting chiropractic’s conservative, less costly approach to low-back pain.

Key findings of the Spine study show that:
• Patients under age 35, women, Hispanics and patients whose first provider was a chiropractor had reduced odds of lumbar spine surgery
• Approximately 43 percent of patients who saw a surgeon first … Continue reading

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Intensive Thai massage course at Yogashala

Thai massage is an interactive technique that uses stretching and pressure along the energy lines of the body, that improve flexibility, help muscle aches, stimulates the internal organs and the nervous system. It is an excellent complement to Yoga practice that from a relaxed position we can stretch and expand our bodies and minds.

The course is taught by Adelaida Villaba who has worked in this field for 10 years with extensive training in Thailand.

Curso intensivo de Masaje tailandés en Yogashala
El masaje tailandés es … Continue reading

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Dance Camp Spain 2014

Dance Camp Spain is now in its third year.
Created by Jenny Wood, Rebecca Faro and Melchior Hof, it is a small and friendly event held in the beautiful Sierra Nevada near Órgiva, Spain.
It promises five days full of different dance and singing workshops with top facilitators, along with performances in the evening in a relaxing atmosphere.
There’s a good vegetarian cafeteria, and often you’ll be eating your meals overlooking mountains and valleys under a clear blue sky, after having danced all day, what bliss!

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Dedicated Yoga Studio opens next month in Marbella

A new dedicated Yoga Studio launches next month, bringing benefits of ‘Hot Yoga’. Radiant Yoga Marbella is an exciting new yoga studio in the heart of Marbella with stunning views to the auspicious mountain, La Concha. The light and spacious purpose-built studio is unique in the area. Owned and managed by well-known multi-lingual yoga teachers and health professionals, Radiant Yoga Marbella already has a strong following of yoga devotees, and offers an excellent programme of yoga classes.

Significantly, it is the first yoga facility in … Continue reading

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Welcome to Centro Satya

Shobhna Mahtani started an alternative therapy center called “Centro Satya” with the idea of bringing East & West under the same roof. This is achieved by bringing together psycho-physical techniques and personalized treatments to restore balance between body, mind and spirit. In short, the professionals and therapists at Satya take advantage of the benefits of many different therapies, but with one common denominator: to present the most appropriate tools for each to find the path for their own welfare.

Personally Shobhna is dedicated to Ayurvedic … Continue reading

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Reaching age 100 while being healthy? Of course that’s possible!

Reaching a very high age and still be healthy, who wouldn’t like that? However even when this would be possible, how would you make this happen? Websites that are providing health information are usually linked to selling food supplements or other commercial interests. Doctors are mostly trained in treating diseases and often don’t know how advise their patients about healthy aging. However the newly published book “Living a Century or More” by the Dutch physician and researcher William Cortvriendt shows, based on published evidence in … Continue reading

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Save money and the environment with our Eco cleaning special promotion

La Chispa readers can save money AND get free delivery each month on all orders made within the Costa del Sol area (from Torremolinos to Sotogrande).

Simply contact Eco Cleaning Shop through their web site here and order your monthly cleaning products quoting the reference ‘La Chispa’ to receive an automatic 5% discount. For the monthly free delivery you must also quote the reference ‘ENTREGA MENSUAL’

Do you ever feel concerned about the chemicals in your cleaning products?

Many everyday cleaning products contain chemicals which are bad for … Continue reading

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Veggie runners

The vegetarian sports union is a collective of athletes that practice and promote a way of living that is compassionate. they are cyclists, runners, triathletes, swimmers and so on who understand that animals are sentient beings and are not ours to eat and abuse. Their main objective is to raise awareness of abuse and exploitation of animals and to show that a vegan life style is not only healthy for our bodies but also for our minds and the planet and the best way to … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Yoga Day with Suryalila

On Sunday 23rd of Febuary 2014, yoga teachers and schools around the world will donate their time and space to a two hour yoga session which is devoted to human rights. The class should be held from 11AM – 1PM sharp, local time in each time zone, which will lead to a 24 hour yoga marathon around the world. Devoting our thoughts and energy globally to the human rights issue will generate a powerful impact. Students attending the event will donate whatever tuition they can … Continue reading

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