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Quarter Life Health Project: The Gang

September 20, 2016
As the sun set on the first night of the Quarter Life Health Project in Benahavis, ten women in their twenties and thirties gathered with Kundalini yoga teacher Aimee Rai in a circle under the stars to share their stories. Aimee lead the way, sharing how her troubled past riddled with alcoholism, addiction, eating disorders, self harming, depression and severe anxiety had actually turned out to be the blessings which lead her to discover Kundalini yoga, the practise which helped her to gain a life full of balance, health, peace and purpose. Everyone had different motivations for attending the retreat. Some issues were severe and some were just small stumbling blocks which were inhibiting progression in certain areas.… Continue reading...
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Quarter Life Health Project Retreat (Before)

September 13, 2016
When the invitation came to join The Holistic Health Project for its Quarter Life retreat in Spain I admit I had to think twice about accepting. Despite the alluring descriptions of Kundalini yoga, hiking, meditation and naturopathic (the use of whole and organic foods as medicine – an integral concept of healing in many indigenous societies) vegan cuisine that would be on offer in Benahavis, a mountain village between Marbella, Estepona and Ronda 7 km from the coast, there was something about the following phrase that didn’t sit well with me. “The Retreat for 20/30 something females going through a quarter life crisis” it rather uninvitingly dubbed itself.… Continue reading...
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Re-wild yourself

September 19, 2014
If you like me, regularly feel an unabated urge to escape the concrete jungle, the congestion, the crowds and the chaos of the city (which, for me is London) then this is for you. And actually, even if you live and breathe the smokey city life 24/7, this will surely make you think twice too. Wild Fitness Tara Wood is a woman after my own heart, mind, spirit and soul. She captured and enraptured me when I watched her TED talk, where she explains the concept of her company, Wild Fitness and the miraculous physical, mental, emotional and spiritual transformations it initiates for the people who experience her programmes.… Continue reading...