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Nurtured by Nature

For several months now I have been toying with the idea of having my own daily yoga routine apart from the evening Green Yoga sessions I attend at The Sanctuary in Roche Caiman. However, exercise at home in the confines of four walls, or without an instructor to guide and motivate during the session can be… Continue reading Nurtured by Nature

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Nature lover and organic farmer

“When I saw the advert for the competition, I thought I must participate in it,” says Nathachia Pierre, the second prize winner of Nature Seychelles’ recent Nurtured by Nature photo competition. Nature Seychelles Green Health face book page facebook.com/natureseychellesgreenhealth) was launched in May this year, and in celebration, competition entrants were asked to send in… Continue reading Nature lover and organic farmer

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Experience Green Health Yoga at the Sanctuary at Roche Caiman

As you sit on your exercise mat, sunlight dances on the water drawing your eye and calming the mind. Trees rise up, lifting your gaze to look out towards the mountains.  Birds sing to one another all around, as a gentle breeze cools the forehead. Tension melts away, revitalising energy flows in. You are experiencing… Continue reading Experience Green Health Yoga at the Sanctuary at Roche Caiman

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Your green health in 2014

The new year is here and many of us are making resolutions and plans and strategies to live healthier and greener lives. It is really quite amazing: everywhere you turn people are questioning their lifestyles and are looking to do better this year.  Perhaps it is because of the effects of our current way of… Continue reading Your green health in 2014

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108 Sun salutations: Green Health Participants get up to a yoga challenge on World Peace Day

On Saturday 21 September Nature Seychelles,  through its Green Health Programme, hosted its first 108 sun salutations yoga challenge. It was led by the programme’s coordinator Robin Hanson, an experienced yoga teacher. Traditionally held to welcome a new time of year or to support a cause, the challenge was held on World Peace Day, with… Continue reading 108 Sun salutations: Green Health Participants get up to a yoga challenge on World Peace Day

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Connecting With Nature Boosts Creativity and Health – National Geographic

  Via National Geographic Richard Louv,  the author of the bestsellers Last Child in the Woods (2005) and The Nature Principle (2011) argues that nature-deficit disorder affects “health, spiritual well-being, and many other areas, including [people’s] ability to feel ultimately alive. The causes of the disorder include loss of open space, increasingly busy schedules, an emphasis on team sports over individualized… Continue reading Connecting With Nature Boosts Creativity and Health – National Geographic

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A date with nature as mind, body and spirit festival starts

Nature Seychelles kicked off the Seychelles Mind Body Spirit festival on Monday morning with a guided hike to scenic Mount Copolia. Leading the hike was Robin. More than 30 participants, including children, were there. The walk to Copolia is described as moderate and can easily be done within an hour and a half. But for… Continue reading A date with nature as mind, body and spirit festival starts