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Shiny Song #25

11 May

I’ve just returned from Mexico, where I taught two retreats.

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This track was one of my favourite playlist additions…

Take it back or let me go
It’s better if I tell you so
I’ve hurt you once before and I will do it again

Everyone I know is gone
And I don’t even know myself
I’m saving up
To take a trip to Mexico
I heard it’s the place to go
I want to see the colours of another sky

Carry me home on your shoulders
Lower me on to my bed
Show me the night that I dreamed about before

Lover, you may cause me tears
Drag me through the best of years
You’ll never know any of the songs I wrote
Older than a year or two,
But I love you so

Oh, carry me home on your shoulders
Lower me on to my bed
Show me the night that I dreamed about before

Carry me home on your shoulders
Lower me on to my bed
Show me the night that I dreamed about before

Lover, you may cause me tears
Drag me through the best of years,
But I love you so

On Retreat in Mexico

21 Apr

I’m off the grid for a couple of weeks, teaching two retreats in Sayulita in Mexico.

This week..?
Haramara Retreat Centre.

(Yes. I am pinching myself.)
Haramara Pool

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“If  you have a true relationship with nature, then you have a relationship with mankind.”

-J. Krishnamurti

Thailand Retreat: Love Explosion

19 Apr

I am overwhelmed…

I’m sitting in a cafe in Berkeley, California, thinking about the retreat we’ve just finished at The Sanctuary in Thailand.

The Sanctuary Beach
This group of humans blew me away with their willingness to dive deeply into the process, their love of dancing and their huge hearts.

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This retreat taught me how much I need to trust myself: that when I follow my heart and my intuition, amazing things can happen.

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I’m in tears reading the feedback forms:

Megan is such an inspiration. I love the way she teaches! She makes of yoga something modern because she’s gentle and warm but also so much fun! She really has a truly magical presence. I’m so grateful for having been able to join the retreat and just amazed how seven days can change the way you see/feel things for much more time!
Shiny Happy Healthy is now my own mantra!
I feel so thankful for Megan for sharing her happiness, her life lessons, and shininess!
Merci!

– Noémie, Paris

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Thank you to beautiful and shiny Megan for lighting up the way to an amazing new purchase on life. Words really cannot express how grateful I am to you for sharing your knowledge, spirit and intelligence with us. Your retreat is, without a doubt, one of the best things a person could give themselves. I cannot speak more highly of you and the Shiny Happy Healthy retreat experience; nor can I speak more highly of the amazing souls I shared my journey with.

With lots of love,
– Jenny, Melbourne

You can read more testimonials about the retreat and my workshops on the Praise page.

I just adored this space and process – and all of the super Shiny, Happy participants with their enormous smiles have meant I’ve had a dozen inquiries already about when the next one will be held! So, I’m super excited to announce that I will run another Thailand retreat this year!

From September 14th until the 20th, we’re going to infect The Sanctuary with our massive smiles and shiny behaviour.

Don’t miss out!

Sign up by emailing me at shinyhealthy@gmail.com

 

Welcome to Paradise…

18 Mar

After a whirlwind of flying and movement and running around Bangkok, I’ve arrived on the Bay of Love ahead of the next
Shiny Happy Healthy retreat.

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It’s been a year since I was last here at the Sanctuary and it feels oh, so good to be back.

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The water is crystal clear and I’m stuffing myself full of delicious salads and drinking loads of yummy, healthy smoothies. All in the name of research for our retreat menu, of course!

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We still have a couple of spaces left on the retreat, so if you’re interested in coming along on March 30th, get in touch!

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It’s paradise here…We’d love you to join us!

What’s Happening…

15 Jan

Some exciting bits and pieces coming up!

The lovely folks at Lululemon in Cottesloe got me in this week to teach a free vinyasa class…

And we’re doing it again this Monday, 20th January!

The last class was absolutely packed, so they’re taking bookings…Make sure you email the team ASAP to secure your mat space!

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I’m swinging through Melbourne on my way back to Thailand and the Australian Yoga Academy will host my Shiny Happy Healthy Flow workshop on Sunday, 9th February from 2pm – 5pm.

You can find out more here & book online here.

Places are limited, so get in quickly.

Can’t wait to see all your gorgeous, shiny faces again, Melbourne!

Last but not least, the Thailand Retreat in March is down to its last few spaces.

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If you’re thinking you’d like to get bendy in paradise, please let us know ASAP so you don’t miss out!

All the details are here and you can email shinyhealthy@gmail.com with any queries.

Hope you’ve had a delicious start to 2014!

How To Find Cheap Flights to the Bay of Love

31 Oct

An oldie but a goodie…And it all still applies!
I’ll be posting information about ferries and trains soon, too…

Shiny, Happy, Healthy.

A few years ago, when I first started jetting around all the time, a frequent flyer friend of mine taught me a few little tricks to save on airfares. This can sometimes take longer than flying directly to where you want to go, but for me, it has been a great way to see more places on my transits and I’ve saved thousands of dollars in the process. 

You want to find the cheapest way to get to the other continent and then use local carriers to get around within that continent. 

Using Melbourne to Koh Samui for the retreat as the example, here’s how I do it: I use a flight search engine like Adioso.com, Kayak.com or Skyscanner.com to check first how much it costs to fly directly. 
Right now, Malaysia Airlines have flights from Melbourne for around $690 to Koh Samui. Usually, flying directly to Samui will cost at least…

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Yoga Retreat Thailand Dates Announced!

22 Oct

It’s happening!

We’re returning to the Bay Of Love…

The Sanctuary Beach.

..for the Shiny Happy Healthy Retreat 2014!

30th March to 5th of April, 2014. 

7 days, 6 nights of yoga…

This could be you...

This could be you…

Fresh, healthy food & juices…

Why, yes, that is the view...

Why, yes, that is the view…

Meditation…

And how to, if you never have before...

And how to, if you never have before…

And workshops…

How to be Shiny 101

How to be Shiny 101

Oh, and did we mention
“Tropical Island Paradise”?

Thailand Retreat

The Bay

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Find out more on our RETREATS page…

Places are limited and our earlybird offer expires on November 30th, 2013

So book now!

Bali Yoga Retreat…So Far…

3 Sep

Wow.

We’re having such a juicy, delicious week here at Villa Gaia in Ubud.

I’ve been blown away by how willing this group is to dive deep into the process and really shake themselves up!

We’re just over half way and I feel like we’ve already transformed.

What a joy and a blessing!

With love from Bali…

xxx

Bali Retreat Countdown!

21 Aug

It feels so delicious to be back in Bali…

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Today, I’m putting together little goodie bags for the upcoming retreat…

Beautiful, organic oils…

Locally made sweet-scented soaps…

Gorgeous covered notebooks…

And generally enjoying hanging out in THIS glorious space:

We have one bedroom left, if you felt like joining very last minute…

All the details are here

🙂

Bali Yoga Retreat 2013

1 Jul

Today is the last day to secure the Early Bird price for the Shiny Happy Healthy Bali yoga retreat!

RETREAT FLYER Learn how to begin and maintain a meditation practice

Move your yoga practice to new levels (especially those tricky arm balances & inversions!)

Unlock a sense of peace & wellbeing

Learn techniques to uncover your purpose in life

Unleash a new sense of creativity

Discover how to find joy in yourself, your practice & your life, no matter your circumstances.

This retreat is for all shapes, sizes and ability levels.

To register today, email shinyhealthy@gmail.com

For more information about this year’s Bali retreat, head to Retreats.

And to whet your appetite…