Want more energy, power and flexibility

By Christina McGrath|February 20, 2014

Do you know that feeling of paddling out and your muscles ache from the day before?  Have you ever been slow to your feet after a few waves? Have you ever wished you could stay out a little bit longer but you’re spent? Wonder why all pros carry a massage […]

Aroha Retreat – YOGA, HIKE, EAT, REPEAT.

By Christina McGrath|February 12, 2014

Inspiring doesn’t even begin to describe the experience. Wake up with the sun, join beautiful new friends for an inspiring yoga session with Nianna Bray, drink the most amazing smoothie filled with super nutrients, go for a stunning 4 hour hike around the serene mountains of Glenorchy, come back to […]

What do you mean there’s no sugar?

By Christina McGrath|January 30, 2014

This is seriously delish! No sugar granola, not impossible!  I got the idea from the “I Quit Sugar”  Cookbook by Sarah Wilson.  It is really good, and super filling too.  I made so much I’m going to freeze some to keep it fresh. Try some of this in the am […]

Healthy Chocolate Mousse, SUGAR FREE!

By Christina McGrath|January 29, 2014

Yep, it’s time.  I’m going off the hard stuff, sugar, for 8 weeks and maybe forever.  Three reasons, I figure it’s a good idea and maybe you can relate. I have a plan, let me know if you want the details to get off sugar too… I can help! 1. […]

Learn to fly!!!!

By Christina McGrath|January 27, 2014

Learning to fly takes balance, trust and strength.  The standard superman like you did with your Dad when you were younger or maybe what you do with your kids now is the easiest and best start to establish some trust with your base : ) Sam, retreat leader at Aroha […]

Amazing assists, headstands, and more

By Christina McGrath|January 26, 2014

What do you do on a rainy Sunday in Wanaka? Let’s learn how to make our yoga practice – better, stronger, more fluid and receive the most benefits while doing so!! Starting with Wild Orange and Peppermint doTERRA essential oils we shared the invigorating scents and established a focused and […]

Mobile Massage in Wanaka

By Christina McGrath|January 25, 2014

Do you want a relaxation or sports massage in the privacy or convience of your own hotel or home in Wanaka? Do you love massage and use it as a form of preventative health care? Did you just walk all over town or get done with a long day of […]

BALI YOGA RETREAT

By Christina McGrath|January 25, 2014

Bali Yoga Retreat | May 2014 with Juli Rathke & Christina McGrath BALI A Cultural Yoga & Wellness Retreat RESERVE YOUR SPOT! May 11-17, 2014 | $1995 per person (We design the programs with you in mind, partners always welcome as we have strategically placed our retreat close to the […]

First Headstand in Whangamata!

By Christina McGrath|January 15, 2014

Do you remember your first headstand?  Chances are you do and even remember the teacher that believed in you to accomplish such a feat!  Go Shirley go!!! It was so inspiring to practice with such amazing, open, focused and strong group of individuals over the holiday season. And practice we […]

Yoga In Whangamata for the Holidays!

By Christina McGrath|December 28, 2013

How about some Vinyasa Flow Yoga over the holidays overlooking the beautiful estuary?  LOVE for you to join us, just bring a mat or a towel and a friend for some morning sun salutations. Look for us at the Ocean Access 23, at the southern estuary from 8:30 – 9:30 […]

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 […]