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Teacher training course for 2013 – 2014 – ‘the heart of consciousness’
Fully qualified teacher affiliated to the Yoga Alliance
200 taught hours covering all aspects of Vinyasa Flow yoga
Full information in Spanish below – English spoken
All classes taught at Yoga Shala in Marbella
Calle Jacinto Benavente 21 – Local 20
Entrance via Calle del Calvario n. 3 (galeria comercial)
Tel: +34 695 481 357 – +34 629 098 845
The training is 200 hours spread over one year and taught through intensive weekend workshops.
9 full weekends starting … Continue reading
After the success of previous editions of Arte Sano, the organisers are planning another festival on the beautiful sea front in San Pedro Alcantara. “We were there last year for an excellent weekend full of activities and music,” say the organisation. “This year we will be bringing the colourful world of alternative andalucía to life for another weekend for all the family.” A diverse mix of classes, workshops and talks on subjects ranging from personal development to natural health, spirituality and the environment are on … Continue reading
How can a cancer that was spreading and required urgent treatment according to medical experts just disappear within four weeks without medical treatment?
This is the question Marion Dias asked her medical professionals but they failed to offer a plausible answer which led her to document her experience in her book Why Did the Cancer Disappear published in 2012. She emphasises the need for each one of us to take more personal responsibility and a robust approach to participation in our healing health … Continue reading
The Marbella Tai Chi Association launched last week with a special inauguration held at Finca Vicario in Marbella. The association is dedicated to promoting the Chinese discipline of Tai Chi and offering training to anyone interested through courses, workshops and conferences. The association will be holding a free and open class at the Arte Sano festival on July 27. “We welcome anyone interested in learning this ancient discipline that is excellent for promoting good health and wellbeing,” said President Isabel Rosas.
In this chapter of our 7 step health plan our health detectives move into the exercise zone. We are designed to move, not to sit in front of a TV, computer or playstation all day. Kids often run around all day, play and explore whenever they can, and although some of the older ones need to be kicked of their smartphones and tablets, we can guarantee that they will be happier in the long run if they do more physical movement. It is actually essential … Continue reading
Kombucha is a natural drink based on tea. It is organic, refreshing and a commercial version is made locally in Cadiz. The difference from other drinks, including organic ones, is that kombucha has many healthy benefits especially for our digestion. It is rich in vitamins and minerals, including the famous vitamin B12, and on top of the rich taste that is like champagne it has no alcohol and is safe for children to drink. Any sugar content is purely residual and it is safe for … Continue reading
With a new shop opening in Andalucía, Jabonalia brings their exclusive range of 100% natural products to the region. Much of what they sell is sold loose so that people can choose the amounts they want to buy and still have it wrapped in attractive packaging. The extensive range of products include artesan soaps, salts, bath bombs, body products and natural, organic cosmetics.
Andalucía is one of the regions experiencing the most growth in artesan soaps with more shops planned for the rest of 2013. … Continue reading
This unique method of body work comprises subtle but powerful movements. During the sessions, participants regain mobility, vitality, health and independence. It can be understood as a voyage through the body and its history, Antigymnastique draws attention to how the body has quietly reorganised, adapted and protected itself over time. Participants are led towards a reawakening and rediscovery of the body. Initially some of the muscles seem foreign, but slowly new connections develop between the poorly known muscles and the brain as muscular vocabulary … Continue reading
“There is no love sincerer than the love of food” – George Bernard Shaw
When Bellaria was born three years ago no one expected it to become the lifestyle choice it is now. With a passion and drive for baking, well-being, hard work and constant delivery Bellaria has striven to meet every expectation thrown its way. In a world riddled with intolerances, food anxieties, stress and pressure, Bellaria quickly came to terms with the need to satisfy a hungry and demanding market. Their approach to … Continue reading
Osteopathy is very beneficial for babies. During birth the baby passes through the pelvis and the head suffers compression. After birth a natural phase of decompression takes place through which the baby´s skull bones go back to their normal position.
Sometimes this decompression phase is not completed properly, especially if the birth was either unusually fast or long or if forceps or a vacuum was used. In these cases although the head may look symmetrical the compression may still be present. In this instance the … Continue reading