A few tips to help make your little YOGA festival extra super-dooper this weekend 15 – 17 September 2017

Welcome festival-goers Very very soon we will all be crossing paths. I’m Emily the festival-maker and i wanted to share a few things with you. Powhiri On Friday we are unveiling our festival with a Powhiri, to acknowledge the vital role Tangata Whenua play in this beautiful Bay of Plenty, and indeed Aoteaoroa. For those…

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Inspiring Books in our Belle Tent Library at little YOGA festival Mt Maunganui 15-17 September 2017

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin Nature and the Human Soul by Bill Plotkin A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf One Planet by lonely planet Hokianga by Ross T Smith The Essential Rumi collated by Coleman Barks The Breathing Book by Donna Farhi The Schools our Children Deserve by Alfie Kohn The Art…

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Everything we’re doing to make our little YOGA festival a Zero-Waste Event and the talks, workshops and events within our programme that promote sustainability

Here’s a list of the little YOGA festival workshops & talks with a sustainable focus  Saturday 9.45am – 10.30am The Joys of Edible Weeds with Julia Sich (Julia’s Edible Weeds) Julia will explain to us which weeds we can eat in our garden, what they’re rich in, and encourage us to make her famous green weed smoothies…

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little YOGA festival plus wild & grace update for the final days of the final month of winter 2017 Aotearoa, Wim Hof, Polar Plunge, Thankyous and other stuff

Taking the plunge We’re beavering away this Sunday morning after taking a plunge off Tauranga’s waterfront wharf alongside Angela Wallace the leader behind Women Who Get Shit Done Unconference in Bay of Plenty, and Natashia Lucas from Tauranga Community Co-op, followed up by a Cacao Coconut Smoothie from Vitality Organics. Timetable As you’ve probably seen our timetable is now…

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Sustainability, our earth, our animals, our plants, our people, our little YOGA festival and no-waste nomads with The Rubbish Trip.

So we at wild & grace like to do ‘our’ or ‘a’ bit towards leading a more sustainable life. We’ve written and shared a collection of stories about our journey doing this, and a dear pioneering or walking the talking friend, Sarah Williams (Yoga Teacher, Educarer, Creative and Being-Carer extraordinaire). You can find those stories…

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FREE workshop on ‘How to Reduce Household Rubbish’ with No-Waste Nomads: a warm up event for little YOGA festival 2017 Mt Maunganui

Young Wellingtonians make zero-waste for 2 years – they hit BOP to tell their tales with a FREE fun workshop with tips on how to reduce household waste. On Saturday 19 August from 3.30pm until dinner time you’re FREE to join the No-Waste Nomads Hannah Blumhardt and Liam Prince (from Wellington) with a FREE workshop…

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little YOGA festival – an easy & mindful place to take your kids to in Mt Maunganui this Spring

There’s a maker’s space with low to the ground (Japanese inspired) trestle tables, laden with thick cartridge paper and giant lyra colouring in pencils in a rainbow of colours. There’s stilt-walking classes. There’s a multitude of kids’ yoga classes. Laughter Yoga will be there as per usual. You and the kids can explore the Mount…

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Guide to Wellness Festivals – Yoga, Arts, Sustainability, Transformational Festivals – in Aotearoa, New Zealand

New Zealand or as locals like to call it, Aotearoa, our land of the long white cloud, is made up for 3 main islands; Te Wai Pounamu (South Island); Te Ika a Maui (North Island); and Te Punga o Te Waka a Maui or Rakiura (Steward Island) which out of interest is runner up (after…

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