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Sherainae: ethnic delights

Sherainae tienda

This issue seems to be full of good news stories about people in our community who are doing well and building successful businesses in difficult times. Hard work and providing a quality product or service eventually pay off and none deserve to be doing well more than Sherainae, based in the heart of Marbella. Having built up a very successful spa centre in hotel Sultan over the past 10 years, Sherainae’s interests have taken her to Nepal, Tibet and India where she now runs personalised … Continue reading

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HerboMarbella: For the good of our health


It’s a brave person who starts a new business at the moment, but as with other success stories we are featuring in this issue, new shop owner Manuel has got off to a flying start with his new herboristeria in central Marbella. More than anything the new venture is fulfilling a dream of working in the health food industry, helping to educate people about natural and organic alternatives. With the opening of Herbo Marbella on main street Avda Ricardo Soriano, he now has the chance … Continue reading

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Environmental education – Arboretum Marbella is launched


Coinciding with the United Nation’s International Year of the Forest, Marbella has joined in the spirit of the occasion to launch Arboretum Marbella, a living green space with environmental resources that will teach visitors about sustainable land management and how to live more ecologically.

This ambitious project is starting off with 45,000m² located at Finca el Trapiche, near the well known ‘Huerta del Prado’ urbanization and Don Miguel Hotel. This ‘green zone’ will be a beacon for the environment, local people and for tourism, and will … Continue reading

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July 28 & 29: Arte Sano IV: A healing arts festival on the beach

Arte Sano 2011

Following the success of previous editions of Arte Sano the organisers are now planning another festival on San Pedro’s beautiful Paseo Maritimo. “We were last here in 2009 and had a great weekend full of music and activities,” explained Monica Bereuther, co-organiser of the event. “This year we are planning to bring the colourful world of alternative Andalucía to life for another fun weekend for all the family.” The weekend will include a diverse mix of classes, workshops and talks on subjects related to personal … Continue reading

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La Chispa web relaunch

La Chispa mandala

This month sees the launch of the new la Chispa web site, overhauled recently to bring us up to date, easier to access and more interactive. Building on the success of previous versions of lachispa.net, the new site retains its high quality content and comprehensive online resource directory, southern Spain’s alternative Yellow Pages, as well as exhaustive events guide to classes, courses, concerts and festivals.

The resource directory now has over 2,000 entries – www.lachispa.net/resourcedirectory, so whatever you are looking for – yoga teachers, acupuncturists, … Continue reading

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Pump it up

Ram pump

Before we harnessed the great energy slave that is oil, for many centuries we still managed to do many things that we needed to using different technology. With the abundance of cheap oil, though, many of these technologies were sidelined and forgotten as we powered everything with the black gold. One of the key principles of the transition town movement is rediscovering different ways of making the things we need in the modern world happen without dependence on fossil fuels.

Eco fair FestiSol 2011, which … Continue reading

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January 14 & 15: Basic Feng Shui course

ENERO 14 y 15: Curso Feng Shui Básico.
A Cargo de Jose Mª Campos. Asesor Profesional de Feng Shui y Naturópata.

Masaje TNDR (Técnica Naturista Desbloqueante Regeneradora). A cargo de Dr. Cayo Martín. Licenciado en Medicina y Cirugía. Médico Naturista Colegiado

A partir de Febrero del 2012 pendiente de publicar fechas:

Centro Feng Shui
Jose Campos
c/ Fiscal Luis Portero Garcia, 3-viv 513 Teatinos de Málaga
Tel: 952 432 665
Mob: 615 121 224
Email: info@centrofengshui.es

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Oct 21 – 23: Eco Sevilla

Alimentación Ecológica – Cosmética – Ropa y Calzado – Energías Renovables – Bioconstrucción – Asociacionismo – Ecoturismo – Reciclaje – Herbodietética – Alimentación Orgánica

Eco Sevilla, la 1ª Feria de Productos Ecológicos, Vida Saludable y Desarrollo Sostenible, se celebrará en el Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos de Sevilla (Fibes) los días 21, 22 y 23 de octubre. El evento, que ocupará más de 7.000 metros cuadrados pretende acercar el mundo de la ecología, el desarrollo sostenible y la vida saludable al mayor número posible de ciudadanos … Continue reading

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Oct 17 – 28: Sunseed 25th Anniversary

Sunseed 25th Anniversary, we’ll have a Celebration from the 17th till 28th of October 2011.
We’ll like to invite everybody interested in join us and share with us one week of Seminars, talks, presentations, workshops, work, tree planting..etc linking Sunseed work with the global issues.
Feel welcome and contact us!!!
tel.950 525 770

El otro evento es la celebracion del 25 Aniversario de Sunseed
25 Anos trabajando en vida sostenible en el desierto.
Desde el 17 hasta el 28 de Octubre tendremos 2 semanas llenas de actividades: charlas, talleres, visitas … Continue reading

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Eco-village gathering

In the golden warmth of September, a magical gathering took place in Almeria’s Sierra Alhamilla. Nestled in the arid hillsides, an oasis of possibilities is flourishing; Cortijo los Baños -Al -Hamam. This eco-community, which offers permaculture courses, a lively farm school and workshop facilities, was this year’s host to the XIII Reunion of Iberian Ecovillages.

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