Spanish to follow | Español a continuación Mindfulness.  It’s the buzz. Topping the gift list for Christmas just gone, believe it or not, Mindfulness colouring-in-books for adults and children! Google even has a head of mindfulness training.  Chede-Meng Tan believes that mindfulness is the new fitness.  Emotional fitness. Based on Buddhist philosophy, but not a religious practice, it was developed in the ‘70’s and brought into mainstream medicine and society

Spanish to follow | Castellano a continuación Our interview with Reiki Master Alex Prehn. Holistic therapies may come in many forms; Reiki, cranial sacral biodynamic treatment, cranial sacral osteopathy, acupuncture, but they all share a common connection – they allow an individual to experience their own healing journey. This journey can awaken and help bring about a new sense of flow and aliveness from within. This week Alex Prehn, our

Friend’s of Studio Australia Barcelona It’s always a luxury to find a hidden oasis among the hustle and bustle of our city.  Here’s one you might not know about.  Rituels d’Orient Hammam Spa.  Jerome Moulin and his wife Stephanie Horrel opened their spa in late 2008 after they relocated from Paris. We spoke this week with Jerome about their Hammam and asked him how an experience at their spa is

Spanish to follow | Español a continuación To many people in our society, the idea of ‘natural’ childbirth is equated with needless suffering and sacrifice. A pregnant woman who says she would like to give birth naturally is often treated with cries of ‘that’s brave!’ or worse still ‘well, you’ll soon find out’ or perhaps just a baffled ‘why?’ Somehow we have become convinced that our species is unable to

Last week I heard this quote and it moved me so much that I wanted to share it with you.  It’s a scientist’s explanation of how we are all connected, how we are all made of the same matter, how the universe is in us all.  I think it’s a perfectly logical explanation of our spiritual collectiveness! “….the most astonishing fact is that the molecules that comprise our body are

Following on from our SLEEP HYGIENE post last Tuesday here are the top 6 recommendations from the Studio Australia Barcelona community we promised! 1.    Buddify 2 – Recommended by Patricia O’Brien Patricia says….. “ I was very happy to discover a mindfulness app, Buddhify 2.  It provides a variety of traditional and situational meditations to suit most lifestyles.  The guiding voices are a pleasant blend of English and American which keep me interested.”

Spanish to follow | Español a continuación Studio Australia Barcelona has a blog! Each day we want to talk to you about your health and wellness. To share our specialist advice on topics we are passionate about: o PILATES o HEALTHY FOOD o DETOXING o SPIRIT o GOOD HABITS o FEELING GREAT o NATURAL BEAUTY o REPAIRING AND MAINTAINING YOUR BODY o FITNESS o LOVE o PREGNANCY o LIVING LONGER o PROCRASTINATION o SELF-AWARENESS WHY? We want you and the rest