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 and relaxation, health, ayurvedic medicine and cooking, herbs and spices, Bollywood, mandalas and life in general.




May 3, 2020

Boost Your Immunity with Preventative Health Measures

The traditional Indian culture, its values, food habits, heritage, spiritual beliefs, positive outlook towards life and challenges have much to offer. From the simple heartfulness of […]
May 3, 2020
Yoga Studio reception

Our HIA Shanti Yoga Centre has reopened for our Course Students

We send our heartfelt thoughts and positive blessings to everyone, as we navigate through these unprecedented times. As we do our part to preserve the health […]
April 27, 2020
Rumi Out beyond ideas

Beyond Ideas

A poem from Rumi put to music in a 1½ minute video. Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you […]
April 27, 2020
divine love

Divine Love is now flooding the Earth

Divine Love is now flooding the Earth. It seems like the less we can move on the outside, the more life moves us on the inside. Joy is not […]
March 25, 2020

The Healing Effects of Silence

Silence, retreat, and meditation are the main ingredients many people are discovering to find and live in the heart of awareness. These are precious days, free […]
March 25, 2020
Shanti Gowans

It’s time to flow with the universe

Every day each of us makes a multitude of choices that will impact our lives.  When the choices are minor, they may impact our lives for the […]
March 25, 2020
ayurveda courses

Ayurveda and Allied Therapies at Shanti Yoga Centre

In this rapidly changing response and management to COVID-19, our practitioners and consultants are still able to continue working from our Southport Centre and Gold Coast Retreat, offering […]
March 25, 2020

Coronavirus and our mental, emotional and physical well-being

Discussion around the state of the world, Coronavirus and us Many people are deeply bewildered about so many unsettling events and the state of affairs taking […]
March 23, 2020

’Self Mastery’, from Certificate IV, Yoga for Life

Shantiji, on ’Self Mastery’, from Certificate IV, Yoga for Life Think of yourself as being all that you know you are: constant, gentle, loving and kind to every man, woman, and […]
October 26, 2019

Shanti Yoga for Special Needs: Live longer, healthier and pain-free

If I had a magic wand, I would gift more energy, lowered blood pressure, less stress and toxicity, more flexibility, connection and peace of mind into your life.  Sadly I don’t. Instead, I’d like to […]
October 26, 2019

Shanti Yoga – Self-healing classes for mind, body, and spirit

The best cure for the body is a quiet mind. Shanti Yoga is a comprehensive, gentle, healing path yoga that is accessible for every body, age, […]
October 12, 2019

October visits, meals and birthdays

So much joy. We get to spend a month with Linda and Nick from Melbourne, and 5 weeks with Arthur, also from Melbourne, and Rebecca from […]