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Maryanne Holm

Maryanne Holm

Maryanne has studied yoga extensively in India and Australia and delights in sharing her love of yoga with her students. Maryanne is also a keen advocate of acupuncture and nutrition. Her interest in natural therapies complements her training as a journalist, having written for numerous newspapers and magazines. When she's not tapping away at the keyboard or practising pranayama, Maryanne can be found bushwalking, swimming and enjoying the sunshine - her self-prescribed remedies for nurturing the body, mind and spirit.

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Drinking Coconut Water in 2018

May 30, 2018

Drinking coconut water is the latest craze amongst athletes, celebrities and the hippest health conscious guys and gals (including Madonna, who loves the stuff so much she put $1.5 million into the coconut water brand Vita Coco).

Yoga vs Pilates

Aug 23, 2011

Everyone seems to be a devotee of yoga or Pilates these days. But what’s the difference? And can you do both?

Choosing a Yoga Mat

Aug 23, 2011

Whether you’re lying in savasana, balancing in pinchamayurasana or jumping back to chaturgana dandasana your yoga mat can affect the quality of your yoga practice.

What is Podiatry?

Aug 17, 2011

We’ll walk roughly three times around the globe – or 128,000 kms – in our lifetime. But if we have leg, foot or toe pain taking just one step can be difficult.

What is Reflexology?

Aug 12, 2011

Reflexology is an ancient technique that uses gentle acupressure and massage on the feet, hands and ears to bring about healing and relaxation.

Vitamin C for Eye Health

Aug 12, 2011

Eye health isn’t something we often think about – until we have trouble with our eyes. One of the best ways you can care for your eyes is to get plenty of Vitamin C.

Art Therapy for Depression

Aug 11, 2011

Art therapists know that tapping into a person’s creativity can relieve feelings of despair, hopelessness, and other symptoms of depression.

What is Pilates?

Aug 10, 2011

Pilates is one of the most popular exercise methods in the world today. It helps improve your strength, flexibility, posture, concentration and coordination.

Study: Soy May Help Lower Blood Pressure

Aug 10, 2011

While more research is needed into soy’s specific health benefits, a recent study has found it helps lower blood pressure (hypertension).

Physiotherapy for Arthritis

Aug 5, 2011

Arthritis can be painful and debilitating but with the help of physiotherapy many people find they can manage their pain and maintain their mobility and independence.

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