Paddle board Yoga on Lake Wanaka

By Christina McGrath|November 19, 2013

    Let the games begin!!! What do you do with a calm clear crisp morning, a lake, some of the fittest girls in Wanaka, 15 paddle boards, a dog and two yoga instructors? My boyfriend answers the question a little differently, no not a kissing contest… but paddle board […]

Peppermint and On Guard go cycling.

By Christina McGrath|October 10, 2013

  If you have an adventure, I have the essentials for you!!!!  Contact me to get your kit together today! Those of you that know me, know that I love to bike. My latest trip, though wasn’t a huge cycle was a bit of a funny adventure.  What was supposed […]

Paddle board yoga this summer!

By Christina McGrath|September 25, 2013

Balance, precision, focus, and great for the core.  Coming soon!

Sweet and Savoury Snacks

By Christina McGrath|September 24, 2013

Peppermint bliss balls, peppermint homemade chocolates, cilantro, basil and lime salsa and macadamia nut pesto made with basil, black pepper and lime essential oil were featured treats at Florence’s Food store and cafe on Friday afternoon. It was a cosy, happy, beautiful venue to chat with locals and visitors over […]

Happy Hour and Essential Oils!

By Christina McGrath|September 24, 2013

Join us at Shannon’s House Friday from 5-7 pm for some essential oil fun.  Learn why and how to incorporate doTERRA essential oils into your daily routine, use for home remedies and beauty products. I love using the lemon in my water for a great liver cleanse, slim and sassy […]

Treble Cone Racers Enjoy Yoga in the Park

By Christina McGrath|September 24, 2013

Balance, strength and focus. Always a fun time with the  TC race team, they always came with smiles and an eagerness to learn the poses.  At points they would proudly name and graceful execute poses even before a prompt.  Funny and lighthearted, these kids are sharp and focused for racing […]

Lavender Love.

By Christina McGrath|September 22, 2013

I can’t live with out this oil.  Diffuse or apply to the temples for a sense of calm and the soothe emotions. Apply topically to blemishes and they will vanish. Apply to irritated skin and lips to soothe. Apply to feet or pillows before bed to sleep soundly. Great to […]

Yoga in Wanaka

By Christina McGrath|September 20, 2013

Fun on and off the slopes!!!! Yoga throughout the season will keep you flexible, lean and focused for all your winter activities. Keep fit focused and injury free this season with yoga at Lake Wanaka Centre on Mondays and Thursdays at 6pm.  See you there!  

Immortelle – Restoring the essence of youth!

By Christina McGrath|September 20, 2013

  Really, they have an essential oil blend called Immortelle.  I guess you could say you had me at hello. Let me tell you the reasons why I love this blend. Made with Frankincense, Sandalwood, Lavender, Myrrh, and Helichrysum and Rose. 1. Restores sun damaged skin. 2. Combats wrinkles and […]

Learn how to make healthy sweet treats!

By Christina McGrath|August 6, 2013

It was a great day with some beautiful ladies. The team learned how to cook with almond butter, tahini and cacao.  We had chai tea made with essential oils of ginger, cardamon and cinnamon.  Everyone received some great snack ideas, healthy tips to include in their daily routine and baking […]

Inspired in Bali

By Christina McGrath|June 6, 2013

New yoga teachers, new spaces, new beaches, new friends, new foods, new beds, new waves! Love it in Bali! Our recent surf/yoga trip to Bali had an unexpected turn of events, what turned out as a recon mission to solidify spaces for next years retreat ended up as a fabulous adventure with […]

Arm Balances, Be Strong!

By Christina McGrath|May 15, 2013

Tips for Arm Balances Breathe into your center. Warm up. Let go of any preconceptions of how you think it may go : ) Use a step by step progression, building upon your strengths whether it be balance, grace or strength.  Follow a great teacher. Make sure your elbows are […]

Digging Deep in Desi Seni Bali

By Christina McGrath|May 15, 2013

Did you know that in Easter Island, the famous heads have bodies!  I didn’t, and I couldn’t believe that the original discovery didn’t warrant digging a little deeper to see if the monolithic heads were in fact attached to anything else. However, with more research I found that only experts […]

Yoga at the Estuary

By Christina McGrath|May 8, 2013

Beautiful day, beautiful ladies, beautiful practice.  Don’t underestimate your practice outside, it brings an element of  playfulness. We always have a great class at the estuary, and reflect on how lucky we are to be able to practice in such an amazing place.  Look for more estuary classes next summer […]