Articles

The Toe Tap: The Art of Muay Thai

I’ve been thinking about my year of travel lately (March 2018 – April 2019). I’ve realized there are many unspoken words and unshared experiences that still sit with me. Stories that I feel need to somehow be recorded to try and preserve these precious memories. A few...

Perfectly Bagan: The Land of Childlike Wonder

Perfectly Bagan: The Land of Childlike Wonder I’m thinking of a title to best describe my first experience of Myanmar. Buddhist temples and hot air balloons were the original catalysts in mind, urging me to visit this ancient country. And before I knew it I found...

Moments in Time: Lessons Learned on the Wakatobi Islands

Moments in Time: Lessons Learned on the Wakatobi Islands It's 5.45am on Sunday morning, the 29th of July 2018. I woke up to an unfamiliar rocking in my bed. A strange rumbling and vibration sent me into overwhelm. "What's going on?" I asked myself in disbelief. Could...

The 6 Pilates Principles

The Pilates principles were formulated by Joseph Pilates generation of students who studied under him in order to preserve and develop his unique method of exercise. It’s very important to understand these principles in developing one’s practise. They serve as an...

The Art of Thai Yoga Massage

I love the Thai culture. I first went to Thailand years ago, with a very brief visit to an island called Koh Samui. I tasted what would become a life-long adoration for a culture so rich in diversity. During my time in South Africa, I attempted to immerse myself in...

Trauma and Tension Releasing Exercises

Do you ever feel tired, anxious or unable to cope? Are you struggling to sleep? Do you suffer from PTSD? I did. And I felt like this majority of the time without knowing why. I reached a point where I suffered from severe burnout, due to what I thought was simply a...

Tick. Tick. Tick.

I'm 36. Female. Unmarried. Childless. I own nothing. Yet a rebirth ensues. I'm sitting in Ubud. Two days ago, I returned from a trip to the Wakatobi islands, situated just south east of Sulawesi in Indonesia. As exquisitely beautiful as the islands were, it was an...