Shanti's Blog & Articles

Bookmark this page. This is where Shanti generously shares her experience and knowledge. This is where you find articles about yoga, mediation, ayurvedic medicine and cooking, herbs and spices, Bollywood, mandalas and life in general.

November 11, 2017
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Meditation Products

Meditation can help you no matter what your current situation is. It doesn’t matter whether you want peace of mind, to connect with your higher power, […]
October 19, 2017
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Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

Become a Certified Children’s Yoga Teacher. This is a 6-month, 200-hour foundational course. It is designed for you to teach children from ages 5-11. There are no prerequisites – this […]
October 17, 2017
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Children’s Yoga – Terms & Dates

Children’s Yoga – Term Dates Yoga for the whole child – practised the Shanti Yoga way We come to realise that we bear responsibility for every […]
October 17, 2017
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Pregnancy Yoga

Yoga can be very beneficial for pregnant mums. It helps you breathe and relax, which in turn can help you adjust to the physical demands of […]
October 16, 2017
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Benefits of Mindfulness at Work

The above 16-minute TED video features Peter Bostelmann from SAP – the world’s leading software company with more than 80,000 employees.  Peter is the director of […]
October 12, 2017
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Classes – Pranayama: Breathing through the whole body

Breath focused attention to increase ease of being. Shanti Yoga Health Institute Australia offers Pranayama as both a class and a workshop:- The Pranayama class is […]
July 28, 2017
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Ayurveda and Aromatherapy /Essential Oils

Essential oils have amazing properties and skin revitalising effects. Which oil you use will depend upon the purpose: do you want it to help elevate your mood, […]
July 2, 2017

3 types of psychophysiological constitution: Doshas

In the human body, various anatomical structures and physiological processes have common attributes, and are closely influenced by each other. Such related structures and functions are […]
May 9, 2017
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Padabhyanga, Ayurvedic Foot massage

Ayurveda teaches that growing old is a process of dehydration. As we age, not only do we need to keep our diet enriched with hydrating elements, […]
April 10, 2017
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Courses – Yoga Teacher Training & Ayurveda Training and more

Courses The Shanti Yoga Centre houses the campus for the Health Institute Australasia – the branch of our organisation which provides training.  We offer a range […]
October 4, 2016
Terminalia chebula - South China Botanical Garden 2013


In the cornucopia of Ayurvedic herbs, there are only a few which have the quality of being tri-doshic. Such herbs are much celebrated in India for their […]
July 14, 2016

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