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Here We Go

As I sit waiting for my plane, I am filled with emotion. Excitement, a bit of fear, but also sadness! My original reasons for doing TA was to find myself, get off the grid, but now that I am surrounded by a group of amazing women, it leaves me a little reluctant and feeling selfish […]

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TASMANIA ADVENTURE 19-25 MAY 19

This is a fantastic introduction to your overnight multiday hiking experience, with some luxuries added in pre and post walk, inclusive of all meals, flights, transportation to and from airport, track fees, tours, dinners and breakfasts. Includes flights to and from Brisbane, 3 nights accommodation in Hobart, Bruny Island day tour with gourmet food choices, 4 day […]

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ITALY LADIES PILGRIMAGE MAY 2020

BOOK NOW  2020 – Ladies Italian Pilgrimage  Dates 20 – 28 May 20 Plenty of Time to set a fitness goal and save for this Adventure.   Starting in Firenza and staying in 4star accommodation overlooking this beautiful city, we enjoy both guided skip the line tours as well as our own time to explore this beautiful Italian Town. Walk through the villages […]

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TA progress

TE Araroa, a whole day on re-planning. There have been the constant weather alerts for last few weeks, and with all the uncertainty with the Alpine regions, I’ve opted for a non alpine track to ensure a definite start date for TA. We plan to do a few hikes for track fitness around the west […]

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D-Day -36

I am not sure where the year has gone, but as we prepare for our next trip, it dawns on me how little time we have before we fly to NZ and take on our biggest challenge. Our airfare is booked, backpack and gear  weighed and re weighed, dehydrated and dried foods being boxed. As we  analyse the topo maps, read […]

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TE ARAROA Challenge

Once in your life you have to do something really adventurous and maybe just a little crazy (well the flight is booked) so after years of contemplation, the FLF Te Araroa Adventure is going to happen.   I will be attempting to hike 1432kms over 80 days on the Te Araroa. The most common questions that I have received so far – ‘Why […]

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HIKING ETIQUETTE

Sections of my next adventure Te Araroa have been deviated due to several incidents and few inconsiderate hikers crossing  farming properties! This got me thinking is this inconsiderate or just hikers without a clue? Given that so many novices are now taking up hiking,  here’s a few Hiking rules to follow so everyone can enjoy the experience for a […]

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Women’s Health/Pelvic Floor Workshop 30 Jun 18

Women aged 40 – 90 are invited to attend this workshop on Women’s Health, presented by Registered Nurses/Midwives, Educators, Exercise Professionals and those with an interest in women’s health during menopause and beyond. This workshop is a serious but lighthearted look at women’s health issues as we go through the menopausal stages of our lives. […]

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YOGA FOR LIFE CHANGE

As with many that have served in the Defence Forces, I sustained several injuries and suffered chronic pain for many years. A few more things went terribly wrong  and this lead to depression, anxiety and lots of medication and treatment. So fast forward to the present day, what has changed?? I changed. I now own and operate a […]

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YOGA AND EXERCISE FOR WOMEN 50 PLUS

Knowing the benefits of Exercise from a personal and professional perspective, I continue to research articles on the topic. I was a bit dismayed to see that so many yoga and exercise programs advertised for 50 Plus, portrayed pictures of greyed hair women sitting on a fit ball, or chair bound struggling to reach their toes, […]

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