This is a wonderful day for me. I have to let you know that the Restorative Yoga Classes on Wednesday at 5.30 and Saturday at 12.30 are now full. If you would like to join us, you will have to put your name on a wait list, and I will let you know when there is a space available.

However, the 12.30 Wednesday class which I advertised as a HATHA class, has morphed into a Restorative class. So, if you can’t get into the classes mentioned above, you can come to Monday and Friday at 5.30 or Wednesday at 12.30, so there are a lot of choices available for you. Please come.



The popularity of Kombucha is not waning. I take a bottle or two to the Monday Lunches, and always have a volunteer to take home any leftovers. It is so easy to make I don’t know why so many of you have decided not to do it. Some folk say they don’t have time. You could do it whilst you are making yourself a cuppa. It is the same method. Make tea, dissolve sugar. The Scobie does the rest. All you have to do is wait until the bubbles form, and then repeat the process 2 or so weeks later. How hard can it be..?  I have a largish book on making Kombucha on the Web. Please go to if you want to know how to add crystals, herbs and flowers to your brew.



This long weekend three of my miniatures will be shown at The Woodend Art Group annual pre-christmas sale. The three that I have included are VAN GOGH’S CHAIR, GAUGAINS CHAIR, and a KLIMT. I am also having a showing of my work at my home gallery/studio on the 25th of November between 2pm and 4pm. If you are interested, please email me and let me know your interest. I even have had people come up to me in the supermarket and at church to let me know they are coming… Just keep an eye on the NEW web site for their progress.




*November 3rd to December 8th: Saturdays for 5 weeks.   Tempera on board

*November 18th: Sunday At the Studio. Make Art Make Yoga Make Money – Take Control of your art, your yoga and your bank balance

*December 9th: Sunday Tempera painting Workshop.

*January 13th to March 3rd: Sunday 11.30 to 2pm Make Art Make Yoga Make Money


Web site:

Email your interest to:


TUESDAYS from7pm- 9pm

COST $250 for 5 classes – or $50 per session

All materials will be provided.

By the end of the 5 classes you will have a unique image to take home, and frame to put in your own meditation room. Maybe good enough, stunning enough to be an heirloom. No painting experience needed. If you are nimble enough to sign your own name, you can do these classes.



I am still open to teaching on a Saturday morning at 9am. This is a one hour class where I will teach SUMII (Chinese/Japanese) brush painting. The cost of this class is $30. You are most welcome even if you haven’t done this before. It is also a great class for people wanting to work on their brush skills. All materials provided.


FELTING CLASS IN WOODEND.  This class is being conducted through the Woodend Art Group (at the Woodend Railway Station).  If you go to the exhibition over the long weekend you can make enquiries in person, and book.


THE ALCHEMIST ART STORE in Sunbury. Our demonstration…Happened on Saturday 13th October at 4pm. (The store is in the same shopping centre as Aldi in Gap Rd. Right next door to the Asian Food store). It was fantastic – about 10 in the audience, and I was able to demonstrate (and the class was able to play) with materials that the store stock and I have used for many years. Thank goodness for the Alchemist. If you came to class, or you are interested in miniatures, egg-tempera, or oil pastels and gilding, please come to my studio and learn the finer points. I teach the methods used by DaVinci and Cellini – who taught “decorum” alongside painting. Good combo!


MAKE ART MAKE YOGA MAKE MONEY:   No matter if you are an artist of any form, or a yoga teacher in any discipline, like me you need to make money. If like me, you want to give it away that’s terrific (and great fun), but you have to make it first. If you don’t have it, you can’t give it away.   There are still some glitches on the site regarding times but you can read the times I have inserted in the course details.


PRIVATE VIEWING of my art, at my studio on Sunday the 25th November between 2 and 4pm. This will be the first time in years I have held an exhibition in my studio, and it is a preview of the work in the print sets.   It will be just like a European “vernissage”. My work, a private view with nibbles and champagne. An art “happening” in the comfort of my studio. Come along, have a look at the artwork, spend time in the garden. A beautiful afternoon talking art (and yoga). If you are interested please contact me. It is a small studio, and the viewing will be by invitation.




The Yoga of Kombucha * Yamas – The guide for life *Restorative Yoga * Yin Yoga and Yin Yoga for Kids * Red String of Fate * Chakra Enhancing oil * Rose Petal Jam – a Cookbook *How to be a Yoga Teacher by Home Study * The Sacro Cranial Connection * Tea leaf Reading – The Chart *Yoga for pregnancy * 5 ELEMENT YOGA (The 5 Tibetans) + charts * Pendulum chart * Revelation Tarot Deck – We recently have made connections and begun selling into a gallery in China! Very exciting.



Even if you think there are others “worse off” than you, come to lunch and the food bank and yoga of course. Like Ronnie Khan of OZ HARVEST, we are “food fighters”.   Come to yoga at 11am, then come to our COMMUNITY LUNCH on Mondays at 12 noon, followed by 1pm meditation – and if you are having a struggle to make ends meet, then come and shop at THE FOOD BANK (they have things like coffee, trail mix, soup, powdered milk…) amazing things that you will use and need – the usually expensive things. Please don’t come thinking “someone else is worse off”. This will always be the case. If you need help, please take our help. These items are such a help, please, please become a “customer” otherwise the doors will close (that applies to the FREE yoga too).




MONDAY:                       11am Hatha, 12 noon lunch, 1pm Meditation

Followed by access to food bank with Jahne or Wendy.

5.30 Restorative at Studio and 6.30pm Hatha at the Studio

TUESDAY:                   7pm painting Class, The Home Studio.


5.30pm Gentle Restorative at home Studio. (FULL)

6.30pm Hatha at the home Studio.

FRIDAY                        3pm FREE (or by donation) YOGA AT THE UNITING CHURCH – Followed by access to Food bank with Jahne.

5.30 Restorative at Studio then.6.30pm Hatha Yoga at Studio

SATURDAY.            9am Sumii ZEN YOGA PAINTING (60min Class), $30 per class, 10am Hatha Yoga.   12.30 Restorative (FULL)


Yoga $20 per Class Or CLASS PASS – $135 per 10 CONSECUTIVE classes (students of the studio for 3 years or more).   New students: $165 per 10 class pass (normally $200) After 3 years as a student, the cheaper rate will apply.



Next door to the Police Station, Forest Road, Woodend.

Monday: 11am Hatha Yoga, 12noon lunch and 1pm meditation at Church.

Friday: 3pm Hatha Yoga


PARKING HOME STUDIO – 37 Morris Road, Woodend.

Please, Please – Park on white gravel in front of the studio. I had it made especially so that it would be easier for you! If there is no room, then park in the drive-way directly opposite in front of double grey garage rolladoors. Not in front of neighbours driveways please.



I write books to help you. What will you find on ETSY? YAMAS, CHAKRAS, HYPERMOBILITY, THE FIVE TIBETANS AND TEMPLATES and more. There are lots of books there to help you in your progress with yoga.


PENDULUMS/TAROT/TAROT POUCHES: All locked and loaded ready for you. Like any other store – if you want the best prices, the best items, you have to drop in often.


EMAIL/POST:  Please use the email address  for anything to do with accounts,  or the usual to get to me. If you do want to speak to me personally, then email, make a time suitable for both of us, and then we can chat.  If you do it this way, rather than just “wing it”, you can be reasonably sure I have time, and you will get my attention.  POSTAL ADDRESS is not at my home –Please address all land mail to PO Box 14, Mt.Macedon.  Vic. 3441.  Until you see a change written here in large letters, that is where it will be.



Love and Blessings


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