If you have not taken the time to listen to this GREAT BELL CHANT please do..

Have you checked out our UTUBE channel – it’s free.  Google “Jahne Hope-Williams YouTube” and it will get you there.



Winter is coming and our classes are small, warm, and gentle.  We are still at the Home Studio,  37 Morris Road in Woodend.  Please go to  and click on classes. Our classes (by popular demand) are primarily RESTORATIVE YOGA – it is a quiet, gentle yoga which is perfect if you are infirm, have recently had surgery, or are by nature anxious or maybe depressed, or maybe you just want a gentle stretch.   Come along, join our beautiful small groups and see if this is for you.  The room is comfortable, no bare boards…. Just a warm cocoon to help you relax.


EXPLORING HEMP (not marijuana)

Hemp is often confused in peoples’ minds with its hallucinogenic cousin – marijuana. Hemp doesn’t contain the same chemicals, so it can never make you high, although it does support what is called our endocannabinoid receptors in the body (ECS) and a deficiency has been identified in people who have migraines, fibromyalgia, IBS, neurological conditions and a variety of treatment related conditions.  It has been discovered that there is an intimate relationship between omega 3’s and phytocannabinoids which act like a multivitamin for the ECS.  Basically, Hemp Oil (rather than hemp seed oil) can be purchased at your local health food store.  I have identified two brands which are useful – 13 SEEDS (produced in Tasmania) and HEMP FOODS Australia (organic but I don’t know where these are produced – I suspect a mix).  It is not a cheap oil considering how easy it would be to make your own if you had the plant. Most cost between $15 and $20 for 500 ml.  They are however worth it from a health point of view.

I have been taking it for some time.  Every day as a dip with wholemeal bread and garlic, as milk now and again in the day, and in seed form on muesli.  I have noticed an increase in my concentration levels (very good at my age), a drop in stress levels, great sleeps, and a couple of the consistent aches I have had for a very long time have gone.  Just those things have made me a convert.

I am writing a book on my findings, and will alert you when it is ready.  Locally, in the meanwhile, go to Natures Garden in Woodend. They are very knowledgable, and stock the two brands mentioned above – but there are lots out there.  You are looking for oils and seeds with a very high Omega 6 reading, high protein, and a high balanced Omega 3 and 9.

RECIPE:  I love hemp seed milk.  One third of a cup of hulled hemp seed, 2 cups of cold water, dates or coconut sugar if you like it a little sweeter – how much is up to you.  Blend and strain.  There is hardly anything left after blending for about a minute.   If you want hemp cream (delicious) cut down on the water to get the desired consistency.



The food bank is available  at the Uniting Church next to the Police Station in Woodend,  on Mondays between 11.30 and 2….  Make yourself known to me – even if I am teaching yoga, and if I am not free I will organise someone to help.  We have lots of wonderful “extenders” – food to help you get to the end of the week.  You don’t have to produce any cards.  You just have to need a helping hand.



If any of you would like a tarot reading, or a healing session, then do make an appointment with me – I even work on weekends.  For a booking email:

 The REVELATION TAROT is now in its 10thyear on ETSY.  I am at present waiting for scanning and then printing of the extension 13 cards, “Gates and Guardians” and “Natures Oracles”,  Apparently they will be ready on Tuesday, and I have written and bound a lovely booklet to accompany them. 

 If you want a worksbook encompassing both the original dack, and the new 13, it is on the ETSY site, and ready to go….  There are also ready-to-frame cards.  See them on the You Tube Channel together with our FREE Tarot Course.  Google “Jahne Hope-Williams YouTube” and please subscribe.



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



All on the Web Site.  Go to  for classes.

COST:  1.   Yoga $20 per Class Or   2. 10  CLASS PASS – $135 per 10 CONSECUTIVE classes (students of the studio for 3 years or more).  3.  New students: $165 per 10 class pass (normally $200)  After 3 years as a student, the cheaper rate will apply.


UNITING CHURCH CLASSES (FREE or by donation)  Next door to the Police Station, Forest Road, Woodend. Monday:12noon FREE lunch and 1pm 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.


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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