THIS WEEK

Published Sep 4 2014

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What: CONSCIOUS CLUB LA BELLE VERTE

When: WEDNESDAY 10 SEPTEMBER

More: Conscious Club invites YOU to another spectacular night out at the Club! Prepare to laugh yourself silly as we screen La Belle Verte, (The Beautiful Green) which explores an inspired look at life on our planet. This fun and entertaining film definitely takes the mickey out of us earthlings and truly shows the beauty we seem to be blind to. As part of an intergalactic coalition, a daring woman volunteers to bring a message of self-actualisation and harmony with nature to the one planet rejected by all her peers as incorrigible - Earth. With scenes filmed here in Australia and the remainder in France this family-oriented French comedy chronicles a non-earthling's adventures on the chaotic planet we seem to inhabit. ++ PLUS ++ Vegetarian Meal Madam Char Char will be serving up a nourishing dinner. Do Good Challenge $500 will be given to a member of the audience along with the duty of going out into the world and enriching the lives of others. Group Meditation The quietening of 400 minds coming together for a wonderful meditative experience. Social Connect with fellow like minded Conscious Clubbers while sipping on Ayurvedic Teas and tasting delicious sweet treats by #therawfoodkitchen Sounds like a great Wednesday night! 

Website: www.consciousclub.com 

Tickets: Here

What: INTRODUCTORY PHYSIC GARDEN CLASS WITH ANTHIA KOULLOUROS

When:  SATURDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 

More: Led by medical herbalist Anthia Koullouros, you'll learn how to use use plants and herbs for health. Anthia will share her traditional and clinical knowledge of 10 specific herbs through exploration of the garden and tea tastings. Anthia Koullouros has spent 20 years consulting as a Naturopath, but her roots in holistic health and herbal medicine extend much deeper. Inspired by a faded nutritional manual on her parent’s shelf when she was 12, she embarked on a lifetime of research and learning. In 1994, Anthia opened a clinic in Paddington and began her Naturopathic career. Combining Homoeopathy, Herbal Medicine and Nutrition to provide clients with life-long tools for health, she continues to champion food as the ultimate medicine and is passionate about educating and inspiring people to take care of their minds and bodies with natural, sustainable solutions.

Website: http://kitchenbymike.com.au/ 

Tickets: Here


LAST WEEK

Published Aug 28 2014

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What: Australian Garden Show - Featuring Worm Lovers!

When:  September 4 - 7

More: Our friend and past profile Richard Thomas from Worm Lovers wanted to let you know he will be doing worm farming workshops and selling Hungry Bins at the Australian Garden Show. Worm Lovers are partnering with Indira Naidooo on her Edible Balcony stand so head along and check it out!

Website: http://australiangardenshowsydney.com.au

What: A RECIPE FOR SOIL – SADHANA KITCHEN

When:  WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 

More: The Plant and Human Health Link In this hands-on workshop participants will discover some easy techniques to create and maintain chemical free, nutrient dense soil that will have people growing the food they love. We’ll guide you through a simple recipe to create a healthy compost bin and how to set up and maintain a worm farm in small city spaces. The workshop also takes us through what are the differences between organic and non-organic soils, and how this relates to not only the health of your garden, but to your health.

Website: http://www.sadhanakitchen.com/ 

Tickets: http://www.sadhanakitchen.com/product-category/workshops/


THE WEEK BEFORE

Published Aug 21 2014

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What: UPBEATS IN SYDNEY WITH VIE ACTIVE

When:  SUNDAY 31 AUGUST

More: Our free, monthly meet-ups were created to connect our creative community of like minds once a month, over a wholesome and delicious breakfast. Our theme for August is SWEAT GETS SEXY (hashtag #SEXYSWEAT) – and the short talk from Noa Ries will explore this. We will be filling your bellies with delicious, gluten-free g.luxe muesli coupled with creamy Chobani yoghurt..

Website: http://upbeats.co/

Tickets: Here

What: NATURAL BEEKEEPING

When:  SATURDAY, 18 OCTOBER 2014 AT 9:00 AM - SUNDAY, 19 OCTOBER 2014 AT 5:00 PM (AEDT)

More: Join Tim Malfroy of Malfroy's Gold as he leads you through the basics of bee-friendly, natural, organic, small-scale beekeeping. You will leave this course with a competent knowledge of the fundamentals of natural beekeeping, and be ready to take the plunge and keep your own bees, Warré style! This course focuses on a style of apiculture that is exclusively designed for the small-scale beekeeper. Warré beekeeping is a bee-friendly method that aims to care for the bees, allow them to control their own environment, and is a gentler approach than conventional beekeeping, resulting in healthy contented bees, and superb raw honey. This course is a series of presentations that draw a wide perspective on the evolution of flowering plants and honeybees, and the long and rich tradition of apiculture. There will be open discussion, and loads of practical advic 

Website: http://www.milkwood.net

Tickets: Here


THE WEEK BEFORE

Published Aug 14 2014

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What: FLOW AFTER DARK

When: Wednesday August 20

More: It’s on again! Flow After Dark is a 90minute yoga class with Kate Kendall set to the sounds of Lucid Disco.
In response to the last two events we’ve upgraded to the epic space that is Paddington Town Hall.

30 Days CLEAN Challengers: $0

Flow Athletic Members: $25

Non-Members: $39.95

Website: http://www.flowathletic.com.au/events/ 

Tickets: Here

What: GYUTO TIBETAN MONKS WORKSHOP: MOMOS, MANTRAS & MUDRAS

When: FRIDAY August 15

More: TIBETAN CHANTS/MANTRAS $20The Monks are devoted to their leader the Dalai Lama and to these monks he turns to perform sacred ceremonies & rituals. These are not performance but prayer pujas designed to bring change in hearts, minds & bodies. Refreshments plus Gyuto Precious Items stall. All proceeds to Gyuto Monastery in India.

Website: http://www.chapelbythesea.unitingchurch.org.au/

Tickets: gyuto@gyutoaus.com

What: Green Day Out

When: Saturday August 23

More: Do you live in Sydney? What are you doing on Saturday the 23rd? Come play with us at the Green Day Out! It’s going to be a great day of kid-friendly stalls, workshops – and I’ll be making seedballs with whoever wants to learn… We’ll be using a summer pollinator mix of seeds, and you can go home with new skills and a pocketfull of seedballs too. There’s lots of other great workshops happening as well, from fermentation to sustainable homes to aquaponics to backyard growing. And stalls! Lots of stalls. And food, and fun. Rightio – will we see you there?  I hope so…

Website: www.greendayout.com.au


THE WEEK BEFORE

Published Aug 7 2014

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WHAT: RADICAL PHILOSOPHY AN INSPIRED PERSPECTIVE FOR LIFE AND LIVING

When:  SUNDAY AUGUST 10

More: Philosophy comes from Greek work philosophia, which means the love of wisdom. I have been enamored with knowledge my entire life. ‘Knowledge is power’ because it acts as the unseen guiding principle for our entire existence. With this in mind I felt it was a critical time to discourse on Radical Philosophy - where you'll be invited to act and look at the world in a radically different way. Come along to my upcoming talk and prepare to be surprised, potentially offended and ultimately inspired with a completely different worldview.

RSVP here: info@garygorrow.com 

Website: http://garygorrow.com 


Published July 31 2014

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What: FILMS FOR CHANGE: TWO EARTHS

When:  SATURDAY AUGUST 16

More: Join us for an astounding and informative night of film, talks, music, art and food - featuring the Australian premiere of COWSPIRACY - THE SUSTAINABILITY SECRET documentary film

“We’re already using the earth’s resources 50 per cent faster than they can be replenished... if we don’t change our ways, by 2030 we will need two planets to support us.”

- Jim Leape, Director General WWF International

TWO EARTHS event will be a astounding night that includes:

·       The Australian Premiere screening of 'Cowspiracy - The Sustainability Secret'

·       Guest speakers Dr. Stuart White and Dr. Marilyn Golden

·       Live music by LITTLE HART

·       Art installation & auction in aid of Peanuts Funny Farm Animal Sanctuary

·       A vegan food tasting EXTRAVAGANZA!

Tickets: Here

What: THE YOGA SUPPER CLUB

When:  SUNDAY AUGUST 31

More: Celebrate the arrival of Spring at the Yoga Supper Club! Nick Cervonaro and Pashenka Gribbin (NIKIPI) invite you to an evening filled with their favourite things – yoga, music, architecture and delicious food - demonstrating how they can inspire, facilitate growth and extract meaning in life. Your evening will begin with a beautiful, flowing (vinyasa style), candlelit 75 minute Jivamukti yoga class co-taught by Nick and Pashenka. Their mindful approach to teaching yoga and creative sequencing will leave you inspired and relaxed – a perfect end to the weekend. The space will then be transformed into a long table banquet with the team from Egg of the Universe Wholefoods Café cooking up a nourishing, vegan feast

Website: www.nikipiyoga.com

Tickets: Here


Published July 24 2014

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What: CHOCOLATE LOVING WITH THE HOLISTIC CHEF

When: SUNDAY AUGUST 10

More: In this fun and pretty delicious workshop I will share with you my take on chocolate ….mostly through the lense of how to work with it and create your own chocolately goodness at home...

From cacao butter to cacao liquor and all in between, we also will look at the ingredients that can take it from bitter to sweet!

Including Barks, Tarts, Layered and a Spicy Liquid….even my fermented offering.

You will be chocolate buzzed and full to the brim so bring a container to take some home..

A light meal to ground you will be included, vegetarian and fresh wholefoods.

Note: I do showcase the use of gelatine in a recipe or two and I also use some Ghee. I do not offer an tutorial on Stevia, or the like.

  • Date: Sunday Aug 10, 2104
  • Time: 1.30-4.30 pm
  • Exchange: $108
  • Address: Private location Bondi Beach (to be advised upon payment

Website: http://www.theholisticchef.com.au/store/workshops/chocolate-workshop-detail

Tickets: info@theholisticchef.com.au

What: ECKHART TOLLE KIM ENG SPECIAL 5-DAY ECKHART TOLLE TV RETREAT IN AUSTRALIA

When:  NOVEMBER 7-12

More: Eckhart Tolle and Kim Eng invite the members of Eckhart Tolle TV to join them for a special 5-day retreat on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia, a beautiful oceanside setting offering a unique immersion opportunity. Delve into the present moment and experience the spacious stillness within. During the retreat, Eckhart and Kim will offer teachings, question-and-answer sessions, movement practices, and periods of silence to guide us more deeply into the present and help us experience the simple truths and radiant possibilities we find there.

Website: https://www.eckharttolle.com/event/

Tickets: Here


Published July 18 2014

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What: Broths, Ghee & Coco Yoghurt Workshop with The Holistic Chef

When: Sunday July 27

More: Shakti The Holistic Chef and fearless fermenter Dr Jeremy Princi (coming out from Perth to co-host a component of the winter workshop).

"We both love traditional and nutritional wisdom and food preparation techniques, to add to that Jeremy is an avid gardener and wise holistic lifestyler...(see more about Jeremy below)

SO, it's a no brainer that we would want to join forces :)

The Dr and the Hippie Chef - you may be smudged and learn something about Spine Health along the way!

Come along and learn how to prepare these foods in your own kitchen, and leave inspired to create nutrient rich foods for your loved ones and yourself.

  • Bone Broths - the nutrient dense food to heal the gut and mineralise the body
  • Ghee - a personal favourite of mine, and Ayurvedic Gold
  • Coconut Yoghurt - Jeremy is the master he will be teaching us all (me included) and then i will offer an alchemical spin

This workshop will include a meal and feature all of the ingredients/foods we are showcasing on the day, plus loads of tasters and samplers." 

Website: http://www.theholisticchef.com.au/store/workshops/broths-ghee-yoghurt-workshop-detail

Tickets: Here -  info@theholisticchef.com.au

What: MORNING GLORYVILLE SYDNEY - THE LAUNCH PARTY - RAVE YOUR WAY INTO THE DAY!

When: WEDNESDAY JULY 23

More: Morning Gloryville is an immersive musical, creative & holistic experience, rewriting the rules of both raving and fitness all around the world. Nothing wakes you up more than a foot stompin’, soul-shaking dance to electrifying music, and for those who need it, a mind blowing double espresso!

What else can you look forward to?

  • A free wake-up massage station
  • A bunch of yogis who will make sure your limbs are stretched out for hours of dancing
  • A superfood smoothie bar with plenty to nutritious deliciousness to please body and soul
  • A coffee kiosk that will give you all the energy to go absolutely crazy on the dancefloor
  • A motivating dance team who will make you believe that there’s no point in waking if you can dance instead
  • A banging dance floor to pull all your dancing moves and exercise routines

the most glorious venue that will forever make you associate historical buildings with music - and a rostrum with a DJ

You don’t want to miss this… so grab your ticket and bring your smile and raving shoes!!

Website: https://www.theticketfairy.com/event/morning-gloryville-sydney-launch-party-23jul2014/

Tickets: Here


Published July 10 2014

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What: FETTA, HALOUMI CLASS

When: SATURDAY JULY 20

More: A 1 day, hands-on home cheese making workshop. Learn how to make fetta, haloumi and mascarpone and gain a better understanding of the basics of cheese making using cultures and rennet. Kristen will also share recipe suggestions including marinating fetta and what to do with all that leftover whey. The day includes lunch and refreshments and Kristen will also provide cheese and wine for tasting. Class participants get to take home their own cheese, cheese hoop and recipes. (Equipment and cultures will be available to purchase on the day.)

Website: http://kristenallancheesemaker.com/Fetta-haloumi-class 

Tickets: Please contact Kristen directly info@kristenallancheesemaker.com 

What: INTRODUCTION TO RAW/LIVE FOOD WORKSHOP

When:  SATURDAY AUGUST 23

More: Would you like to know what raw/live food is?  Do you want to incorporate raw/live food into your life but don’t know how? This workshop will answer those questions. In this workshop you will learn about the health benefits of raw/live food, how easy and simple it is to incorporate it into your life.  Learn what kitchen equipment you need (some you will already have). Prepare some delicious raw/live food and allow your taste buds to be part of the workshop. All the recipes are gluten, wheat, dairy and sugar free. You will also prepare and enjoy some amazing raw/live food desserts.

At the end of the workshop you get to take any leftovers along with the recipes so you can start preparing your own raw/live food home.

Website: http://inspiredchange.com.au/ 

Tickets: Here

What: SERIOUS BACKYARD VEGGIES

When:  SATURDAY AUGUST 30

More: Do you want to grow seriously great vegetables in your backyard? Are you finding that it's a little harder than you thought to get your beloved seeds from their packets all the way to a super, plentiful harvest? Join Michael Hewins,our favourite market gardener, for 2 days of hands-on knowledge, tips and tricks on how to grow truly awesome backyard vegies using organic permaculture technique.

This course will cover:

•Vegetable garden design, placement and retrofitting

•Creating great garden soil using DIY, organic techniques

•Raising great seedlings

•Planting techniques for different plant families

•What different vegetable varieties require to grow really well

•Backyard nutrient cycling strategies to ensure enough plant food

•Integrated Pest Management

Website: http://www.milkwoodpermaculture.com.au/ 

Tickets: Here


Published July 4 2014

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What: CHOCOLATE LOVING

When: SUNDAY 13 JULY 

More: The food of the ancients, a healing elixir to the shamanic traditions, used to form rabbits on Christian holidays and the number one go to for the average person when they seek a feel good, melt in your mouth experience. In this fun and pretty delicious workshop I will share with you my take on chocolate ….mostly through the lense of how to work with it and create your own chocolately goodness at home... From cacao butter to cacao liquor and all in between, we also will look at the ingredients that can take it from bitter to sweet! Including Barks, Tarts, Layered and a Spicy Liquid….even my fermented offering. You will be chocolate buzzed and full to the brim so bring a container to take some home.. A light meal to ground you will be included, vegetarian and fresh wholefoods.

Website: http://www.theholisticchef.com.au/ 

Tickets: Here

What: MEDITATION WORKSHOP WITH RAMA DASA

When:  SATURDAY JULY 19 

More: One Day Meditation Course Level 1 – Rama Dasa: Program. In this 3 hour meditation course we cover following topics and relevant practices to experience presented fundamentals. (Non denominational). The focus of the course is mindfulness and we cover basic meditation techniques as:

- Mindful awareness of the present moment

- Counting and following the breath

- Repetition of meaningful words or phrase (mantra)

- Visualization of peaceful place and invoking healing energy 

- Cultivation of loving kindness, compassion and another healing emotions

The course is focused on practice and personal experience in class, providing basic theory about the practice and information to motivate a regular meditation practice.

Website: http://www.rama-dasa.com/

Tickets: Here


Published June 27 2014

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What: THINK.EAT.SAVE 2014 SYDNEY EVENT PRESENTED BY OZHARVEST

When: MONDAY JULY 21

More: Australia's leading food rescue organisation, OzHarvest will again partner with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) to fight food waste at Think.Eat.Save events to be held across the country on Monday, 21 July 2014, between 11.30am and 2.30pm. Thousands of members of the Sydney public are invited to a free hot lunch where meals such as surplus soup, rescued tagine and pilaf along with homemade lemonade, all created from produce that would have ended up as landfill. This year's Sydney event will feature a pop up Garden of Goodness and a Harvest Hub market stall transforming Martin Place into a bustling city kitchen and colourful garden and market space. There will also be a panel discussion with leading experts in the field of food sustainablity and food security which will spark engaging debate on food waste in Australia and the global food crisis. Some of the nation's top chefs as well as politicians will unite in Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Newcastle to feed members of the public and make a stance against food waste, which is currently costing Australians up to $10 billion each year.

Website: http://www.ozharvest.org 

Tickets: Here

What: FILM & FEAST - "ADDICTED TO PLASTIC"- AND OUR YUMMY LOCAL ORGANIC DINNER!

When:  WEDNESDAY JULY 2

More: I'ts Plastic Free July ! Come find out why we are all taking about our commitment to avoid single use plastics for the month of July, and join us for the best food in Bondi! Addicted to Plastic is a documentary focusing on the worldwide production and environmental effects of plastic. The host takes a 2-year trip around the world to give us a better understanding of the life cycle of plastic.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/TransitionBondi/info 

Tickets: Here


Published June 19 2014

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What: FINDING YOUR BALANCE SEMINAR

When: SUNDAY JUNE 22

More: Larina will cover healthy wholefood eating without stripping away the 'comfort' factor. Learn how to prevent overeating and find a balance that will prevent those pesky kilos sneaking up - without the need for counting calories, or restrictive fad diets. Then enter into a YP Active class with Cherida where combining the core stabilising dynamics of Pilates with the physical and mental benefits of yoga, her Yoga Pilates Active class will leave you stronger in body and mind. Learn how to stretch, strengthen and tone your body when you can't bring yourself to leave the house on those chilly winter mornings! Once you've got the blood flowing, slow it down a notch with Ann-Maree. You'll be taught how to translate what you've learnt into positive actions you can do each day through a coaching session and guided meditation. Realign your thoughts to meet your health and wellness goals and leave with the confidence of knowing you can achieve what you set your mind to, regardless of the temperature outside. We also wish to invite you to stay and join us for complimentary tea and a selection of wholesome treats from Larina's cookbook Wholefood Entertaining once the seminar has ended.

Website: http://thebodydietetics.com.au/events/

Tickets: Here

What: SADHANA KITCHEN RAW DESSERTS

When:  WEDNESDAY JULY 16 2014

More: What would you say if I told that you could actually have your (raw) cake and eat it too? For those of us with a sweet tooth, raw desserts offer a version of gastronomical heaven. Sadhana Kitchen is renowned for its ever-changing variety of guilt-free indulgent offerings and we are excited to share with you a selection of our best recipes. How does raw vegan ferrero rocher, choc-mint slice, caramel cheesecake, tiramisu cups and chocolate mousse with superfood praline and raspberry chia jam sound? All of them are made with love from organic, raw and vegan ingredients. The result is pure, unadulterated, gluten-free, dairy-free, wheat-free and completely guilt-free indulgence

Website: http://www.sadhanakitchen.com/

Tickets: Here


Published June 13 2014

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What: CLEAR COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP

When: SATURDAY 5 JULY

More: Join Patty Kikos for this transformative throat Chakra workshop. You will find the hidden gems in your voice and listening skills that will ignite your sense of truth, hearing and expression. Through an innovative kundalini yoga sequence, transforative meditations and sacred chants, you will enhance your ability to expess yourself because: YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO SPEAK AND HEAR THE TRUTHThe workshop will end with a yoga nidra and 30 minute gong session to help you heal deeply so you feel motivated, empowered, revitalised and focussed on your creativity

Website: http://www.barefootyoga.com.au/

Tickets: Here

What: SPIRITUAL AWARENESS & HEALING 8 WEEK COURSE

When: TUESDAY 5 AUGUST 2014 AT 6:30 PM - TUESDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2014 AT 8:30 PM

More: Each Tuesday night session will include an extensive study section, covering a different theme to help you discover the wealth of information and experience Tatiana has collected over the past 40 years.Tatiana will guide you through the knowledge using hands on experience, case studies and live examples of the knowledge in action

Website: http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/spiritual-awareness-healing-8-week-course-bondi-junction-tickets-11353493605?aff=es2&rank=2

Tickets: Here


Published June 5 2014

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What: CONSCIOUS CLUB & NATURALLY HOME PRESENTS THE HUMAN EXPERIMENT

When: WEDNESDAY JUNE 18

More: Conscious Club and Naturally home have come together to bring you a fabulous evening with the conscious community! 'Enlightertainment' at it's finest! It will be a night uncovering the deepest secrets of the chemical world!

Come and get Social at 6pm it's always one of the highlights meeting other like minded, amazing people! We'll be sharing a wholesome Vegetarian Meal by Madam Char Char.Conscious Club and Naturally home have come together to bring you a fabulous evening with the conscious community!

We'll be sharing a wholesome Vegetarian Meal by Madam Char Char. Website: Guest Speaker - Tabitha McIntosh, naturopath & clinical nutritionist from Awaken Your Health, will be sharing her extensive knowledge on the hidden dangers of environmental chemicals and their impact on human development & health. Internationally acclaimed documentary The Human Experiment narrated by Oscar winner Sean Penn, and produced by Emmy awarded journalists Dana Nachman & Don Hardy

The divine experience of Group Meditation 400 minds strong!

Website: www.thehumanexperimentmovie.com

Tickets: Here

What: WINTER SOLSTICE NAAM CELEBRATION ~ ALIGN YOUR ENERGY WITH THE SEASONS

When:  21 JUNE 2014

More: WINTER SOLSTICE is one of the four most powerful days of our year for manifestation in every aspect our lives. Reset your clock at the turn of this season and bring yourself into perfect alignment and harmony with Naam Yoga and Meditation. Synchronize your energy with the flow of the seasons as we draw upon the vast amounts of radiant and balanced prana (energy) that is being released upon the earth at this time.

Website http://www.barefootyoga.com.au/

Tickets: Here

What: PEST PREVENTION FOR ORGANIC GARDENERS WORKSHOP

When: SATURDAY 7 JUNE

More: Organic gardening is not just about finding natural alternatives to synthetic pesticides. It is about understanding healthy soils, diversity, crop rotation etc, as healthy plants have greater resistance to attacks by pests and diseases.This workshop is the third in our urban gardening series following on from our No Dig Gardening and Seasonal Planting workshops. Our soil expert will provide the knowledge and skills to ensure soil health and ways to control pests for your urban food garden

Website: http://www.greenlivingcentre.org.au

Tickets: Here


Published May 29 2014

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What: YIN & GONG FUNDRAISER WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN'S CHARITY

When:  Sunday June 1

More: Join Patty Kikos and Crawf Weir for this special yoga class to raise $500 for Sydney Children’s Hospital. A long, slow and deep yoga sequence followed by a yoga nidra and a 30 minute gong session to help you release, let go and and make a difference to the lives of sick and injured children.

Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation is the principal fundraising body for Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. Our mission is to provide vital support to help make the lives of our brave young patients brighter. Go to www.schf.org.au to find out more about the Foundation.

Website: http://www.barefootyoga.com.au/event/yin-gong-fundraiser-for-sydney-children-s-hospital

Tickets: Here

What: BERRINS FILM FRIDAY – ‘ROOM TO BREATHE’ || A MINDFUL FILM, FEAST, LIVE MUSIC & A SHARING OF IDEAS

WhenFriday May 30

More: Come along and gain some enriching perspectives and meet some like minded people as part of the global initiative “Mindful in May” Profits from this event will be donated to Mindful in May. A dinner party for 25 with delicious healthy food and wine in a beautiful intimate venue enjoying live music and “Room to Breathe” a highly awarded film that gives us a real sense of the outcomes that become possible for a group of challenged kids thanks to the help of mindfulness meditation.

Website: http://www.mindfulinmay.org/ai1ec_event/berrins-film-friday-room-breathe-mindful-film-feast-live-music-sharing-ideas/?instance_id=52 

Tickets: Here

What: SUNSET YOGA SUNDAY 5PM

When:  Monthly Event - First Sunday of every month

More: Get your yoga groove on and chakras singing with this 1.5 hour led yoga practice to music.

Bring your friends for a flowing, freestyle session with ample time to connect over smoothies, coconuts and healthy snacks afterwards from 6.30pm - this is open to anyone. (Please email bodymindsol@icloud.com to RSVP.) It's our Tamarama neighbourhood mini yoga party - every first Sunday of the month. 

Bring nibbles, drinks, towel and mat and share the goodness with your friends. Class is by donation only. And spots are limited to a dozen, so book in advance and let us know asap if you can't make it. 

Website: http://bodymindsol.com/

Tickets: Here

What: FILMS FOR CHANGE: 'ANOTHER WORLD' + LIVE MUSIC, CHOCOLATE TASTING + DINNER

When: Thursday June 19

More: The world and human beings are undergoing a period of powerful transformation. A great part of the change has to do with a shift in consciousness. There is a great and growing desire for change in the world. Are we prepared?  Do we like the world we live in today? What are its contradictions? How can we improve it? Are we sure that we are the most evolved people who ever lived on this earth? Is there a relationship between what happens to us and what we think? If so, can we model reality and make it work in our favor? What kind of world do YOU want? Join us for an astounding and inspiring night with this fascinating documentary film plus live music, chocolate tasting, dinner and great conversation.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Films-For-Change-Sydney/477200132359714 

Tickets: Here


Published May 22 2014

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What: The Paleo Way with Pete Evans

When:  Sunday July 13

More: Earth Events are proud to present The Paleo Way Tour with Pete Evans!

Pete is ecstatic to be joined by Nora Gedgaudas (international paleo expert and author of Primal Body, Primal Mind), and Luke Hines (fellow MKR mate and author of the Clean Living cookbook series). 

For attendees of the The Paleo Way tour it will become clear why Pete is seen walking barefoot and is an advocate of the innate pre-agriculture knowledge surrounding health combined with the best of 21st century advances.  Pete will draw on his background as a certified health coach, studies in nutrition, plus healing modalities including Reiki and Kinesiology to deliver a comprehensive overview of wellbeing.

Combined with the expertise of Nora and Luke, Pete’s tour will deliver an entertaining format plus the fundamentals of living a primal life to achieve perfect health, whilst challenging modern ideas of eating with simple ways to live The Paleo Way.

Website: http://earthevents.com.au/

Tickets: Here

What: SEARCH INSIDE YOURSELF WAKE UP PROJECT

When:  Thursday June 5

More: Developed at Google and based on the latest in neuroscience research, Search Inside Yourself (SIY) offers the skills needed for peak performance and effective leadership.

The Search Inside Yourself program (SIY) is a unique, mindfulness-based program focusing on the five key domains of emotional intelligence: self awareness, self regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills - with science and leadership applications fully integrated at all levels.

Since 2007, nearly 1,000 Google engineers and managers have experienced the program. Now, for the first time in Australia, the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI) is presenting this groundbreaking training in Sydney. Search Inside Yourself has been featured in the likes of The New York Times, Fast Company and Wired Magazine and it is Google’s singular most popular and highly rated training program.

Website: www.wakeupproject.com.au

Tickets: Here


Published May 15 2014

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What: SOULFUL YOGA AND JOYFUL OCEAN CEREMONY

When:  Sunday May 18

More: This year we invite you to join us again for our second Living Ocean Yoga event to welcome the return of our whales and raise more funds for Sea Shepherd Australia. We will gather for an afternoon of heart warming yoga, then with wholefood snacks in hand, enjoy a sunset ritual with shamanic musician Josh Oshlack and friends, playing didgeridoo, drums and Rob Orr and friends with a special moonlit display!

Website: http://www.livingocean.org.au

Tickets: Here

What: OPEN YOUR HEART AND SHINE YOUR LIGHT

When:  Saturday May 17

More: Heart Chakra Workshop OPEN YOUR HEART AND SHINE YOUR LIGHT. Join me for this transformative heart chakra workshop. You will find the hidden gems in your heart and lungs that will ignite your sense of balance, compassion and expansion. Through an innovative kundalini yoga sequence and transformative meditations, you will enhance your confidence, drive and will, because: YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO LOVE AND BE LOVED. The workshop will end with a yoga nidra and a 30 minute gong session to help you heal deeply so you feel motivated, empowered, revitalised and focused on your passion for this year

Website: http://www.barefootyoga.com.au

Tickets: http://www.barefootyoga.com.au/events


Published May 8 2014

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What: DIVINE LAUNCH NIGHT

When:  Tuesday May 13

More: Therese is a visionary, public speaker, author and advocate for holistic family health.At this exciting evening she will freely share her knowledge on all aspects of health. Her aim in life is to share wellness information and arm people with knowledge to make informed choices for their health and the health of their families. Through Divine By Therese Kerr; Therese’s certified organic personal care line, Therese offers products that compliment her daughter, Miranda Kerr’s, KORA Organics certified organic skincare range. The intent of the family is to provide certified organic goodness to the world. After having had tumours in her spleen in 2001, Therese believes optimum health is achieved through taking a holistic approach to wellness, i.e. creating then nurturing a physical, emotional and spiritual alignment within the body. Everything she does reflects this approach. Therese has created a world of wellness and within that world of wellness her overriding desire is to have people take a journey and discover for themselves how easy it is to have total vitality.

Website: http://aboutlife.com.au/store/

Tickets: Here

What: Many Hands Launch Party

When: Friday May 9

More: Many Hands Events (formerly Pop-Up Ethical) will be throwing a pop up restaurant on the 9th of May at Paddington United Church Hall. This is a multi-sensory collaboration of artists, designers, musicians, farmers, and chefs all working together to create this evening. Everything showcased throughout this evening has been hand-crafted specifically for this event, inspired by the origins of the food which will be served. The event features a range of local talent who practice sustainably and creatively: from organic farmers, to ceramicists, photographers, jewellery and textile designers, florists, and more. See stories about the local terroir described through a wide range of art and design mediums as you indulge with delicious tapas, beer, and wine made from local organic produce, including Moonacres Farm, Harkham wines and St Peters Brewery! 

Website: http://www.manyhandsevents.com

Tickets: Here


Published May 1 2014

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What: Heart Chakra Workshop

When: Saturday May 17

More: Join me for this transformative heart chakra workshop. You will find the hidden gems in your heart and lungs that will ignite your sense of balance, compassion and expansion. Through an innovative kundalini yoga sequence and transformative meditations, you will enhance your confidence, drive and will. The workshop will end with a yoga nidra and a 30 minute gong session to help you heal deeply so you feel motivated, empowered, revitalised and focused on your passion for this year.

Website: http://www.barefootyoga.com.au

Tickets: Here

What: Conscious Connections

When: Thursday May 22 & Saturday May 24

More: Join our Conscious Connections workshop and learn to recognise what informs your perceptions in relationships and how you can stay open to the mysteries that are living within and beside you. ‘Mystery is not travelling to new places but looking with new eyes.’ Proust This strategically designed one and a half day workshop looks at relationships through the lens of Transactional Analysis, personality structure and communication theories.

The Conscious Connections workshop will provide singles and couples with time to pause, reflect, revive and enhance relational connections. The worskhop is focused on young adults who want to invest in themselves and their relationship and receive insightful tools to navigate the everyday challenges of life. This is a unique opportunity for you to further your understanding of psychological principles, communication and developmental patterns.

Website: http://www.relationalconsulting.com.au

Tickets: Here


THE WEEK BEFORE

Published April 24 2014

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What:  Cacao cooking class

When: 

Rozelle – Tuesday May 20

Cammeray – Wednesday May 21

Bondi Junction – Thursday May 22

More: Aboutlife has teamed up with Loving Earth to present a Wholefoods for Wellness class celebrating the delectable glory of Raw Chocolate! Come and be taught all the secrets and explore the hidden health benefits of raw chocolate in all its yummy forms. 

Website: www.aboutlife.com.au/store/

Tickets: Here

What: Sydney Masquerade Ball - Free to Shine

When: Saturday May 3

More: A decadent evening of masks and mystery, this enchanting evening will include canapes, champagne on arrival, music from legendary The Bondi House DJs , masked mischief from Ibiza Pin-Ups and amazing giveaways prizes including yoga passes, wine tasking, interior design sessions, photography , an auction with a chartered yacht to be won. Need we say more....

Also, the guys at Uber will kindly give you a free ride to the event at value of $50.  ( We will email you the promo code nearer the date ) Get your ticket now to be part of the inaugural Free To Shine Masquerade Balls. They're going to be big!

The mask symbolises those girls who remain enslaved, whose faces we don’t see. But choose a colourful mask to symbolise the girls strong character and colourful personalities. 

We believe girls should be in schools, not brothels, so all proceeds go to enrol more girls onto our scholarship program.
 Can't make the night.. no problem. You can still buy a virtual ticket and we will have your photo on a balloon in the room so you are there in spirit.

Bring.It.On !!! 

Website: www.freetoshine.org

Tickets: Here


Published April 17 2014

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What:  EAT LESS, LIVE LONG

When: North Sydney Leagues Club –Monday May 5/ Rozelle Neighbourhood Centre –Tuesday May 6

More: If you could do a few simple things each day that would make a massive difference to how you age, how long you live, how healthy you are, how much energy you have and how you look…. would you? Health researcher and founder of the lifeplan, Jason Shon Bennett, will be giving two seminars in partnership with aboutlife discussing how to achieve your very best health through proper nutrition. Previously very sick and on daily medication, Jason found a way to rebuild his body and thoroughly cure himself of illness through changes in diet and lifestyle. He has now been free of illness, and off all medication, for nearly 20 years and will offer factual, tried and tested insight into how he achieved this during these seminars. If you are wanting to get back on track with your health goals, confused with the numerous mixed messages offered by the media as guides to healthy eating or just want to feel inspired and invigorated while you pursue a healthier lifestyle this seminar is for you. Celebrate the launch of Jason Shon Bennett’s highly anticipated book “Eat Less, Live Long” with us also and get your copy of the book personally signed on the night! 

Website: www.aboutlife.com.au/store/

Tickets: Here

What: THE BIGGEST YOGA CLASS

When: Sunday May 25

More: We’re excited to announce that the ‘Biggest Yoga Class’ event will be back in MAY 2014 inviting you to take part!
This unique event will take place on a Sunday at 10am in Rushcutters Bay Park - Location: Yarranabbe Park 

Everyone participating will receive a FREE goody bag packed with heaps of goodies on the day. For more details on the event please do feel free to contact us and please take a minute to browse the site our social media pages 

Website: www.biggestyogaclass.com/ 

Tickets: Here

What: LEAD ME TO SUCCESS - A leadership forum for entrepreneurial women

When: Wednesday May 21

More: Join passionate entrepreneurs, wellness visionaries Therese Kerr and Samantha Gowing for a night of motivation, inspiration and dedication to the organic industry. We would like you to join us for a fun-filled evening to discover the divine within as we showcase the importance of using certified organic products. This exclusive Sydney event for women delivers the crucial leadership skills, goal setting techniques and how to take action strategies in order to find personal, professional and corporate success. Therese and Sam will bridge the very diverse gap between sustainable business ethics, organic certification, product development, self empowerment, leadership, wellness and happiness.

Website: www.foodhealthwealth.com

TicketsHere


Published April 10 2014

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b. active

What: Soul Time Yoga & Wellness Retreat

More: Re-energise your life with a yoga and wellness retreat! We’re very excited to be working with the girls from Soul Time to bring you this wonderful opportunity to revitalise, re-energise and give yourself some peaceful time to unwind from the pressures of everyday life. This retreat is open to men and women of all ages combining health, yoga, wholefoods, guided meditation and inspiring workshops. Book your spot today as places are limited. 

When: May 23-25

Website: http://soultimeretreat.wordpress.com

Tickets: Here

b. green

What: Intro to Permaculture

More: Join us for 2 days of permaculture design theory and action. You will leave this course with a solid grounding of how you can apply permaculture principles in your home, garden, apartment or farm. You'll also be in an informed position to further your journey into permaculture design. This course will give you a comprehensive overview of how to apply pro-active, sustainable design techniques to your immediate environment - whether you live in a small apartment, a quarter-acre block, or a rural property.

When: Saturday & Sunday April 12 & 13

Website: http://milkwoodpermaculture.com.au

Tickets: Here

b. schooled

What:  Feather and Bone - Whole Animal Butchery 

More: So when we run a butchering class we’re not talking about frenching a cutlet. We take the whole body of an animal, discuss where it came from, how it lived and how that informs the quality and structure of the carcass. You’ll learn a lot about provenance, texture and anatomy and practical knife skills. 

When: Saturday April 26  + May 3

Website: http://www.featherandbone.com.au

Tickets: events@featherandbone.com.au 


Published April 4 2014

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b. enlightened

What: Graham Hancock Tour

When: Saturday May 17

More: Ancient Mysteries, Altered States & The War on Consciousness. This May 2014, Graham Hancock, bestselling British investigative author of Fingerprints of the Gods, Underworld and Supernatural will share his radical theories and philosophy at a series of events across Australia.

Website: www.grahamhancocktour.com

Tickets: Here

b. nourished

What: The Aussie Body Diet

When: April 8, 9, 10

More: Treat yourself to an evening of health and delicious food with celebrated Naturopath Saimaa Miller to launch her book Aussie Body Diet. Through her practice in Nth Bondi, she has developed a unique vision that will teach all Australians a fad free approach to continued health and wellbeing! 
Tickets $49 which includes entry, a copy of the book and de-lish aboutlife catering on the night! This not to be missed event will run from 6:30pm- 8:30pm each night.

Website: www.aboutlife.com.au

Tickets: Here

b. green

What: Field To Feast Farm Day

When: Sunday April 6

More: One of the closest organic farms to Sydney City - Catherine from Field to Feast is opening the farm gates for an open day. Tours of the farm, a bit of food, gorgeous organic produce and products from local artisans to buy... this is one we'll be going to!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/FieldToFeastSydney?fref=ts

Tickets: Here or email: thefarmerswife@fieldtofeast.net

b. active

What: Solar Plexus Workshop with Patty Kikos

When: Saturday April 5

More: Join me for this transformative solar plexus chakra workshop. You will find the hidden gems of your confidence and will ignite your personal power by strengthening your solar plexus chakra. Through an innovative kundalini yoga sequence and transformative meditations, you will enhance your confidence and drive.

Website: http://pattykikos.com/

Tickets: Here


Published March 27 2014


b.creative

What: Blog Society Terrarium Workshop

When: Thursday April 3

More: Come play in the dirt! join us for fun, hands-on workshop presented by Blog Society and instructor, Jenny Fahey as we show you how to create and build your own terrarium. The perfect gift to keep for yourself or give to a friend, we'll provide you with all the materials necessary to get your hands dirty and design your own low-maintenance indoor garden.

Tickets: Here

 b.active

What: Wanderlust Festival

When: Sunday March 30

More: Wanderlust is a one-of-a-kind festival bringing together the world's leading yoga teachers, top musical acts and DJs, renowned speakers, top chefs and winemakers, and much, much more -- all in a setting of natural beauty.  So what's a day like at Wanderlust?  We're talking about fun in the sun and dancing under the stars, early morning meditations and  chakra spinning musical performances -- it's an all-out ecstatic celebration. You can also cruise for some handcrafted goodness in the vendor village, grab a quick snack from one of our local & organic food vendors, and then hop into yoga class with one of your favorite teachers in a stunning outdoor classroom. After class, stroll over to our Speakeasy venue, where you can listen to a fascinating lecture by one of our many speakers. As the sun sets, head over to Winederlust and sample a variety of biodynamic and organic wines from local vineyard, then take your appetite to one our delicious food vendors or get your dance on at the Wanderlust main stage. Whatever you do, the choice is all yours. That's Wanderlust. 

Tickets: Here

b.nourished

What: Sydney Vegan Festival

When: Saturday March 29

More: The inaugural SYDNEY VEGAN FESTIVAL kicks off on Saturday 29th March 2014 at The Factory Theatre, Marrickville. Featuring well-known vegan chefs from around the world, the festival will also play host to a range of speakers, live music, food and market stalls throughout the day.

Tickets: Here

b.active

What: Pop Yoga @ Flow Athletic Paddington

When: Starting in March

More: Our favourite gym Flow Atheletic Paddington is launchng Yoga Pop on March 25TH! Yoga Pop is a modern approach to children's and parents well being. The live studio classes are about being interactive, and having fun through our presentation of exclusively developed music and instructional yoga sets aimed at children from 18 months- 6 years old. Yoga Pop is produced and founded by yoga teacher/entrepreneur Rebecca Quade, and world renowned songwriter and music producer, Andrew Klippel.

“We were inspired to create a series that we would want our own children, and friends children to participate in, and one in which we as adults would also be creatively engaged in”

YOGA POP Is a collaboration of Klippel and Quade’s creative pursuits, and the commencement of a vision for content that will hopefully contribute to a more positive world for future generations.

FLOW Atheletic also offers other yoga classes – check out there website for more details -

Website: http://www.flowathletic.com.au/all-classes/yoga-classes/

b.nourished

What: Detox Your Pantry

When: Thursday April 3

More: Immerse yourself in this inspiring and educational series of events, Detox Your Life. Learn how to detoxify your pantry, your body, your home and your mind whilst sampling some beautifully nourishing whole foods and chatting with like-minded others. Not only will you sample some lovely nibbles (recipes from my eBook, A Nourishing Kitchen and website), you'll leave armed with handouts and a bunch of my very ‘top tips'

Tickets: Here