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.

June 26, 2016

Kindness and consideration

Being considerate of others is an integral part of what it means to be human. Charles Darwin would have agreed. He argued that our instinct to […]
June 26, 2016

A message from Shanti Gowans

Everyday I am deeply touched and reminded that there are so many remarkable people doing great things in the world. Motivated by goals that have deep […]
June 26, 2016
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Shanti is a Sanskrit word that means Peace

Shanti Yoga is a path with heart. Integrating body-mind-spirit, peace-in-every-breath, with classical Hatha Yoga from head to toe practices, Shanti Yoga incorporates the whole, complete, eternal classical 8-limbs of yoga […]
June 25, 2016


In our Gold Coast Shanti Yoga centre, we offer:- [yoga-and-ayurveda-school] Ayurveda courses Your health does not get better by chance it gets better by change and […]
June 25, 2016
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Bollywood dance

In our Gold Coast Yoga and Dance Studio, we offer:- [tie_list type=”heart”] Bollywood dance classes Classical Indian Dance – Bharat Natyam Bollywood entertainment to spice up […]
June 25, 2016

Online Store

Buy now! Browse our online store, or select from the following categories:- [tie_list type=”checklist”] Ayurvedic medicines Health and beauty products Books CD’s & DVD’s Meditation shawls […]
May 29, 2016
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Avipattikar Churna and Avipathi Choornam

Avipattikar Churna and Avipathi Choornam are both Ayurvedic medicines in herbal powder form. Both have a similar set of ingredients. But there are substantial differences between them, in terms of […]
April 23, 2016
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Constipation according to Ayurveda

Constipation can be much more than just a slow bowel movement. According to Ayurveda, constipation is a signal of imbalanced Vata and blockage of channels. A […]
March 30, 2016


Trikatu tri means three. katu means hot and pungent. Trikatu is a classic mixture of three Indian spices, namely Black pepper, Piper nigrum, Long pepper fruit, Piper longum and Ginger, Zingiber officinalis, in […]
February 28, 2016

Osteoporosis and Ayurveda

Bone is a dynamic living tissue. it is constantly being broken down and rebuilt, a process known as remodelling. Peak bone mass is reached between the ages of 25 […]
December 26, 2015
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Bollywood Australia Concert Gold Coast Arts Centre

DANCE as though no one is watching. LOVE as though you’ve never been hurt. SING as though no one can hear you. LIVE as though heaven […]
July 1, 2015
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Ayurvedic Skin Type Test

Please supply your name and email address, and answer the following questions to help us determine your skin type. We will keep a record of your […]