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Youth and post-COVID life

Youth and post-COVID life

Amidst the current turmoil, there have been sparks of creativity and talk of the world emerging greater than it was before. In many ways, this is most important for the youth to embrace and that is exactly what Junior Landcare Australia’s ‘What’s in your backyard?’ campaign has shone a light on.

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Healing with dance

Healing with dance

During lockdown, getting enough fun exercise has been a challenge for a lot of us. For professional dancers trying to maintain their skills and fitness, working alone, it’s been extra tricky. The bonus for people at home who love dancing is the profusion of online learning and training opportunities, many of them free

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The power of play

The power of play

At the moment many parents are spending more time with their children than ever before, which has its wonderful and awful aspects. There’s been a lot of focus on home-schooling and parents skilling up to become de-facto teachers. But the situation also presents possibilities for parents to learn from their kids – about play.

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Virtual healing: Belle McPhee

Virtual healing: Belle McPhee

One of the ironies of the current situation is that as the pandemic tightens its grip, many people are finding it harder to get the health care they need. Most alternative health practitioners in Australia are no longer able to see patients in person due to new restrictions. Luckily there are a number of people in our region who are ready and willing to bridge this gap using digital communications technology.

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The Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens

  • A short scenic journey into Byron Bay’s hinterland lies a magical sanctuary.
  • Stand between two of the tallest crystals on earth. Sit in an ancient amethyst cave. Wander through the tranquil Shambhala Gardens and rainforest.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views while you sip on local coffee, enjoy a delicious lunch and homemade desserts.
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Akshaya Healing, Seriya Cutbush

Akshaya Healing, Seriya Cutbush

North Byron Shire (Ocean Shores) Meditation, yoga and sound healings for private or group sessions. Online programs and classes. Massage: pregnancy, kahuna, relaxation and deep tissue. Psychic intuitive healing massage: three hours, combining various holistic modalities. Workshops, retreats and events in a range of personal growth offerings. Sound healing facilitator training. Seriya spent much of her […]

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Michael Bartura, Transformational Leadership Coach

‘Michael Bartura is an accomplished therapist and gifted teacher … and deeply knowledgeable about mindfulness and positive neuroplasticity. He combines high analytical intelligence with the imagination and verbal abilities of a poet. He’s warm, off-the-charts emotionally intelligent, and profoundly trustworthy … anyone who works with him will benefit greatly. I have!’
– Rick Hanson PhD, author of Buddha’s Brain and Hardwiring Happiness

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Turquoise Coleman, Soul Mind Body Transformations

Turquoise Coleman, Soul Mind Body Transformations

Byron Bay Int. acclaimed holistic beautician. Reiki master. Temple dancer. Transformational practitioner. Workshops, retreats, seminars. Sessions for individuals, couples, executives and celebrities. 25 years experience in Byron Bay. ‘Turquoise has a truly healing touch, I feel empowered, happy content and confident’ – Lisa Nurture your soul and inspire your being with the following sessions: Touch […]

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Sandra Davey, Kinesiology

Sandra Davey, Kinesiology

Mullumbimby Sandra Davey has been practising kinesiology for more than 18 years and holds multiple kinesiology qualifications. She has mentored students and spoken at professional kinesiology events. After working in allopathic medicine as a medical scientist and registered nurse, Sandra became passionate about kinesiology because its main aim is to get to the root cause of a […]

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Ilyia Davis, Kinesiologist, Neuro-Trainer

Ilyia Davis, Kinesiologist, Neuro-Trainer

Suffolk Park Looking for positive change? Ilyia can help you with: physical and emotional pain, anxiety, depression, fatigue, nutrition, relationships, wellbeing and more. ‘Ilyia is a natural healer. She holds a rare mix of grounded presence, a steady mind and a curious, open heart. I believe we all need an holistic health team to support our […]

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Tracey Foster, Naturopath, Beautician, Healer

Tracey Foster, Naturopath, Beautician, Healer

Byron Bay ‘Tracey is one of the most gifted healers I’ve ever encountered. I felt so calm and centred after leaving. It really inspired me to let go of a whole lot of stuff that was exhausting me. Incredible masseuse too!’ – Sal Jade ‘Tracey really knows her stuff! She is caring, experienced, relaxing and fun.’ – […]

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Good Skin Clinic

Good Skin Clinic

Billinudgel, Burleigh Heads The Good Skin Clinic’s highly trained professionals are shining the light on a whole new way of addressing skin disease. This exceptionally effective and safe approach means that the prognosis for psoriasis and eczema sufferers, as well as for sufferers of most other skin diseases, has now increased to excellent. No referral necessary. […]

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Philip Mann, Kinesiologist, Neuro-Trainer

Philip Mann, Kinesiologist, Neuro-Trainer

Brunswick Heads, Sydney Philip’s mission is to motivate and empower people to transform their lives to express their unique individuality. Philip uses muscle monitoring as biofeedback to identify the underlying causes of symptoms and uses neurological training to help resolve them. Philip has more than 25 years’ experience in bodywork and kinesiology. He works with people […]

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Sally McCutcheon, Naturopath & Remedial Massage

Sally McCutcheon, Naturopath & Remedial Massage

Byron Bay Sally specialises in conditions that benefit from complementary care in conjunction with orthodox medicine such as: SIBO Endometriosis Adjunctive Cancer Care Sally joined the team at Be Salon & Spa a year ago and is excited to share her knowledge and passion for natural medicine. She graduated with a Bachelor of Naturopathy from […]

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Sarah McLeod, Shamanic Energy Healer

Sarah McLeod, Shamanic Energy Healer

Byron Shire Sarah’s healing sessions are done both remotely and in person. She has international clientele spanning five continents, her music streams worldwide and her book Spirit Guidance is coming soon. ‘Completely blown away!’ ‘Truly extraordinary.’ ‘You have an incredible gift.’ ‘Very powerful.’ ‘I believe in miracles again!’ ‘You are the real deal!’ Sarah is […]

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Belle McPhee, Gut Specialist, Herbalist, GAPS™ Practitioner

Belle McPhee, Gut Specialist, Herbalist, GAPS™ Practitioner

Byron Bay Arts & Industry Estate Belle McPhee is an experienced herbalist and certified GAPS practitioner who works with all areas of gut health, inflammatory conditions, hormonal imbalance, auto-immunity, depression, anxiety, and other psychological conditions. Belle empowers her patients by joining the dots in their health history to promote understanding, and educating them to take the […]

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Mudita Institute & Health Clinic, Mullumbimby

Mudita Institute & Health Clinic, Mullumbimby

Mullumbimby Ayurvedic medicine, mindfulness and counselling. Offering: Ayurvedic consultations; Ayurvedic therapeutic treatments; self-compassion and mindfulness training; counselling and psychotherapy; remedial massage; 5- and 7-day residential cleansing and rejuvenation programs; 6-day health retreats and intensive courses. See their website to access many free resources! A truly consistent and holistic approach to health and happiness based on […]

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Mullum Herbals

Mullum Herbals

Mullumbimby Dedicated to ongoing scientific updates in the world of herbal medicine. Constantly introducing new herbs to their range; a lot of these herbs are not available elsewhere, or are difficult to access. Offering naturopathic and ayurvedic consultations, which are covered by health fund rebates. Offering homeopathy, massage and kinesiology. Mullum Herbals provides one of the largest […]

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Bridgit Pearl, Holistic Counsellor & Life Coach

Bridgit Pearl, Holistic Counsellor & Life Coach

Byron Bay Region Life coaching for women to achieve your goals with ease and create positive change. Counselling to enjoy healthy relationships, heal your emotional wounds and express yourself with integrity. Workshops empowering women to gain clarity, courage and confidence and handle difficult situations with grace. Bridgit Pearl is a life coach and holistic counsellor […]

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Rhonda’s Readings

‘I had my first reading with Rhonda and the clarification that she gave was incredible. I have had several readings since – personally and via phone, Her communication from Spirit is clear and concise, and the guidance is always given with loving intent. I highly recommend a reading with Rhonda.’ – Patricia, Sunshine Coast

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Mayrav Schneider

Mayrav Schneider

Byron Bay Ayurvedic diet and lifestyle consultant, massage therapist, sports medicine and rehabilitation, aromatherapist, life coach/mentor, NLP and EFT practitioner, healer, workshop facilitator. Fields of expertise include: eating disorders, the digestive system, autoimmune diseases, trauma, stress/anxiety and much more. Mayrav has led an extremely unconventional enriched life. She is an international citizen, extremely well travelled, […]

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Tulip Connection, Rejuvenation Therapy

Tulip Connection, Rejuvenation Therapy

Byron Bay Restore, re-align and relax with the nourishment of reiki, crystals and sound. Individually tailored sessions combining reiki, sound, shells and crystal therapy. Sessions focus on the integration of natural healing energies from crystals and shells, relaxation with sound therapy and energetic rejuvenation with reiki. Having previously worked as a mechanical engineer, Ace Baldwin felt […]

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Dr Jon Veranese BDS, Conscious Dental Solutions

Dr Jon Veranese BDS, Conscious Dental Solutions

Byron hinterland, Brisbane, online A truly holistic approach to the health of the mouth, teeth and gums reflected in the balance of body, mind and spirit. Whole health and wellbeing dental kinesiology. Same-day biocompatible crowns. PRF (Platelet Rich Fibrin) therapy. Dr Jon Dental Oral Health Care – tooth polish and remedies. Holistic dentistry is more than […]

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Paula Wickham, Limitless Kinesiology Byron Bay

Paula Wickham, Limitless Kinesiology Byron Bay

Suffolk Park, Byron Bay and mobile treatment sessions Paula combines two modalities – kinesiology and naturopathy – and other skills to unlock your truth. Her intention is to create a space in which together you can explore and ignite potentialities and possibilities so you can start getting excited about your life and see it for […]

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Acutonics® Integrative Sound Medicine Training

Acutonics® Integrative Sound Medicine Training

Byron Shire Certificate levels & Diploma in Acutonics® Sound Healing. Learn to incorporate tuning forks, chimes, gong, Tibetan bowls, rattle and the drum into a session. Classes are held around Byron Shire region (accommodation options available for travellers). CPD/CPE points available for most health practitioners. Acutonics is an integrated approach to healthcare grounded in Oriental medicine, […]

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Byron Bay Detox Retreats

Byron Bay Detox Retreats

Byron Bay Byron Bay Detox Retreats offer one of the most holistic and comprehensive naturopathic detox programs available today. Experience a life-changing transformation on one of their exclusive group retreats, rejuvenate during a personalised one-on-one retreat, or drop in for specialised treatments. Byron Bay Detox Retreats’ holistic philosophy includes the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual […]

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Karmic Journeys

Karmic Journeys

Operating in Australia and globally Connection to community, environmental conservation and yogic practices woven into conscious travel experiences. In 2019 join Karmic Journeys in Byron Bay, Thailand or India, or customise one of your own journeys to your choice of location! Karmic Journeys provide purposeful yoga travel journeys to understand culture and the natural state […]

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Krishna Village Centre for Yogic Studies, Eungella

Krishna Village Centre for Yogic Studies, Eungella

Tweed hinterland near Murwillumbah ‘This yoga training has honestly been one of the highlights of my life. Krishna Village is the perfect setting to become a yogi – a place of community, self-exploration, and joy.’ – Emily ‘Whether you are seeking a career in massage or want another life skill, the Intuitive Balinese Massage course […]

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Krishna Village Yoga Retreat Centre, Eungella

Krishna Village Yoga Retreat Centre, Eungella

Tweed hinterland near Murwillumbah ‘What I got was a profound spiritual awakening on a piece of property that could be the garden of Eden. The yoga and meditation were on another level. I have never felt more at home.’ – Candice ‘The perfect place to leave the world behind and come home to yourself. You […]

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The Leela Foundation and the Leela School

The Leela Foundation and the Leela School

Byron Bay, Mullumbimby, USA, Europe Self-inquiry guided by Gangaji and Eli Jaxon-Bear. Waking up from the personal trance of suffering through the teachings of the Enneagram. Offering courses and personal mentoring for awakening from egoic suffering, and learning the skills to assist and guide others in their awakening. Gangaji and Eli bring to us the skill […]

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You can’t rely on the health rating system

You can’t rely on the health rating system

We should all be familiar with the health star rating system (out of 5) that we see on some of our staple groceries each week. What you might not be a failure with is that it is outdated and can’t be relied upon; especially if this is the only measure you look at when deciding if a product is healthy or not.

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Are you a vaper? It could save your life

Are you a vaper? It could save your life

We all know the dangers of smoking. It has been unequivocally proven that cigarettes and cigarette smoke are a direct path to lung cancer and many other diseases. The latest scientific review of vaping nicotine has concluded it is an effective quitting aid for smokers and could help to substantially reduce smoking rates in Australia. […]

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Do small testicles mean big health problems?

Do small testicles mean big health problems?

Just to be clear, generally speaking, small testicles are usually not a big health problem. Testicles come in all shapes and sizes. Whether lopsided or symmetrical, they’re all unique. But some men may worry about their size – are they too large or maybe too small?

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The medical cannabis debate

The medical cannabis debate

Research into the safety and efficacy of cannabis for medical use has traditionally been very difficult. This difficulty has been exacerbated by the factors that made the drug illegal in the first place. Today, thousands of Australians are using medical cannabis to treat chronic pain and anorexia. Advocates of medical cannabis use say the drug […]

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Is juice healthy?

Is juice healthy?

Lachlan Cornell Juice has been a staple household item for years, however when the truth about sugar revealed itself, juice dropped in popularity. With the health-focused lifestyle that followed, people wanted to find a way to incorporate juice back into their diets without the added sugar. Enter, freshly squeezed, cold-pressed or home blended juices. Now, […]

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Exploring sugar alternatives

Exploring sugar alternatives

Lachlan Cornell In the 1960s a war raged between saturated fat and sugar. Both industries were paying scientists exuberant amounts of money to downplay the effect of their substance on heart disease. Sugar won. fat was labelled the villain and marketing was quickly geared towards ‘FAT-FREE’ labels whilst sugar wore a smug grin on its […]

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The secret about superfoods

The secret about superfoods

Lachlan Cornell Superfoods are an unofficial category of foods that are thought to be nutritionally dense and superior to other foods. Blueberries, salmon, kale and açai are four of the most popular foods to gain the honour of being considered a superfood. Due to the unofficial status, there are no specific criteria that a food […]

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Take charge of stress and discover true emotional healing

Take charge of stress and discover true emotional healing

  Aura-Soma Our top five steps Whether it’s that daily tension in your shoulders, the heart-pounding that just won’t stop, the work-life-kids juggle or just trying to find a parking space – stress can spike up and whittle us down so that before we know it, it’s become our new normal. But by incorporating Aura-Soma […]

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The 7 chakras

The 7 chakras

Lachlan Cornell Originating from Sanskrit, it literally means “wheel” by association with its function as a vortex of spinning energy interacting with various physiological and neurological systems in the body. Chakras are energy centres within the human body that help to regulate all its processes, from organ function to the immune system and emotions. There […]

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Learning about complete sensory deprivation

Learning about complete sensory deprivation

Lachlan Cornell A sensory deprivation tank also called an isolation tank or flotation tank is used for restricted environmental stimulation therapy (REST). It is a dark, soundproof tank that is filled with a foot or less of saltwater. The water in a sensory deprivation tank is heated to skin temperature and nearly saturated with Epsom […]

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Chloe Malouf Dowse, Chakra-Puncture Practitioner

Chloe Malouf Dowse, Chakra-Puncture Practitioner

Billinudgel ‘Chloe made me feel so calm and comfortable, I was able to talk about things I haven’t been comfortable expressing in the past. The treatment itself was so relaxing. I felt so clear and focused afterwards. I would highly recommend this treatment, I feel my best, energised and clear of negativity.’ – CD Chloe is […]

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