La Chispa Recommends
May 7 & 8: La Chispa mini festival ‘a Twist of Lemon’
07/05/2016 - 08/05/2016
Nov 5 – 9: Gnosis of the Land – Rock art in Southern Andalucia
05/11/2015 - 09/11/2015
Oct 9 – 12: Edible forest course
09/10/2015 - 12/10/2015
Spet 11 – 13: Self-sufficiency in health and living
11/09/2015 - 13/09/2015
- May 7 & 8: La Chispa mini festival ‘a Twist of Lemon’
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Eco fairs are becoming a well established part of the Andalucian landscape and one of the more established and longer running fairs is held each year in the city of Málaga. Natura Málaga stands out as a reference point for professionals and public alike, bringing together the organic, health and wellness sectors under one roof at the city’s Palacio de Congresos. Now in its fifth year, the fair will be held over the weekend of May 17 to 19, and will build on last year’s … Continue reading
People offering courses in baby massage help parents take charge of their baby’s basic education, their first lesson that they learn after birth. As we all know, babies have a distinct personality from birth, which should not be underestimated just because it is not expressed in our language, and through the contact of touch we can learn to communicate with them and respect their own decisions. It’s true – babies can makes their own decisions – who they want to touch, to talk to, to … Continue reading
Yoga teachers looking for the perfect place for their retreat this year might want to explore the charms of Cortijo las Salinas. A unique, impressive country villa Cortijo las Salinas is set amidst the olive groves of rural Andalucia between the ancient cities of Granada and Cordoba. It is an ideal venue for yoga and fitness groups who want to stay at an oasis of calm and tranquility, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, allowing a re-connection with the inner self. Kiran … Continue reading
From the first ‘Om’ Isabel Guerrero knew that yoga was going to be something important in her life. Having decided on an adventurous holiday in India 7 years ago, she encountered this ancient discipline in its heart land and was immediately drawn in. Before long she was back for more and this time, as well as studying yoga in Dehradun and Rishikesh with direct senior disciples of B.K.S Iyengar, she also spent time learning about the Indian medical system of ayurveda in the Shashi Clinic … Continue reading
Dr. Jean Garant has been pioneering a cutting edge, integrated approach to health, wellness and vitality for over 20 years. His path started after working as a general medical practitioner, having studied medicine in Málaga and further specialising in biological medicine in Madrid. As a long time collaborator with La Chispa we wanted to find out more about his views on medicine and how his approach can create a more holistic and personal approach to wellness.
La Chispa: Why did you feel that conventional medicine … Continue reading
ESP – Cree un medio ambiente más saludable y menos tóxico en su hogar o trabajo, reduciendo su consumo de plásticos con NanoKleen, una nueva gama de productos de limpieza altamente efectivos, de base biológica, creados a partir de un proceso químico coloidal patentado. Extractos de plantas y esencias de aceite naturales son utilizados para elaborar soluciones de limpieza increíblemente poderosas y sin embargo, sorprendentemente suaves, con una inigualable capacidad para disolver grasa y suciedad.
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ENG – Create a less toxic, healthier environment … Continue reading
Traspasa vegetarian restaurant vegetariano in Granada (and house for sale)
In the centre of Granada
Only 50m from the central Plaza Nueva.
100m² space and cover of 70 people,
Fixed, steady client base, alternative atmosphere, it has been converted into one of the most fashionable bars in Granada
Can continue the pro-eco project and / or renovate
Traspaso price: 120.000€, Rent: 1.500€
HOUSE FOR SALE:
167m² in Granada, just 100m from the Alhambra.
Between the central Plaza Nueva and the gardens of the Alhambra,
4 beds, 2 bathrooms, lounge, kitchen and terrace 25m².
Car access … Continue reading
Tony Petre’s philosophy for his recently opened Slow Bar, Fuengirola’s first organic restaurant, is simple – good, fresh, seasonal food, reasonably priced with plenty of options and served with a smile.
Located in Avda Acapulco, in the heart of Fuengirola’s Scandinavian community, Slow Bar caters to this market as well as offering macrobiotic vegetarian and Spanish meals. “I’m planning to offer a macrobiotic vegetarian buffet every day, very reasonably priced, all you can eat with lots of salads,” explains the ever-enthusiastic Tony. “Scandinavians are very … Continue reading
This tasty herbal tea will warm you up like no other thanks to the combination of heating spices such as ginger, cinnamon and clove. A few cups of Yogi Tea might help you fight off the beginnings of a cold or keep the shivers under control if you’ve already got the flue. This comforting cuppa helps purify the blood, lungs and keeps your circulation going.
Add milk (cow or nut) to ease the effect of the spices on your stomach and gi tract, this is particularly … Continue reading
We all know that getting enough fruit and vegetables is essential to maintaining vibrant health, but sometimes we just can’t eat as many as we’d like in a meal – a kilo of carrots can be quite time consuming to munch through! Many people make their own juice not just to make sure they get all they need but also for some fab and interesting combinations – like a liquid salad!
Our friends at Biocasa have sourced a superb juicer which is extremely versatile and works … Continue reading