Mother’s Day Tribute

I was so lucky to have spent a morning with such divine mothers and their amazing bright eyed and wonderful children for a special Mother’s Day Nature Healing family class. I had to share the experience as I was left feeling so touched by how this class evolved that I had to write it downContinue reading “Mother’s Day Tribute”

“Getting Fit in bare feet”

product that can alter our movement systems. They will weaken our feet which are possibly the most important body part we have, having access to your entire anatomy through each point of its surface, therefore impacting on our postural alignment and how we move and function.

How to be smarter, lose weight and live a more quality life.

Spending a year working as a tour guide in Japan I came back with many learnings, but as a lover of movement and nature these two I focused on more intently. We often here of Japan being a leader in technology, or quirky trinkets, strange fetishes, and tradition. To me I saw Japan as anContinue reading “How to be smarter, lose weight and live a more quality life.”

The busy bee break

From climbing the sacred, majestic Mt Fuji three times, to leading a tour in down under in Australia and snorkelling the Great Barrier reef witnessing all its glory, beauty and rare natural wonderment this touring gypsy is back in her second home of Kyoto playing in the office… What you can’t imagine me working inContinue reading “The busy bee break”

Run group and guide running for the disabled

After a not so pleasant wake up call with my room shaking and my emergency earthquake alarm going off at 4:30 am I set off to meet my good friend Shigeo-san paralympic gold medalist in the Sydney 2000 Olympic games.  Our original plan was to volunteer and participate in the Tokyo disabled surfing event. ForContinue reading “Run group and guide running for the disabled”

Up Up and away

I think my boss thinks of me as a new toy, like oh she’s fit how far can I push her? What can I get her to do next? Damn it I accept these challenges so today I caught the train to Saga Arashiyama one of my favourite places in Kyoto. I think I’ve alsoContinue reading “Up Up and away”

An active gypsy adventure: What you find when you push yourself to climb

It’s not often I have passengers that put their hand up to join me for a morning workout so when they do I want to make it worth their early rise and try to make it a trip highlight. From Tokyo to Nikko, this is quite the contrast, 30million people in Tokyo and Nikko aContinue reading “An active gypsy adventure: What you find when you push yourself to climb”

The active gypsy adventurer meets her next victims

This gypsy guide is on a new trip and one with a fit family of 3 from Phoenix Arizona, we met in Tokyo shared sake in a tiny 60’s bar in Golden Gai and our friendship was sealed that’s until I took them on a 20km bike ride around Tokyo the next day exploring backContinue reading “The active gypsy adventurer meets her next victims”

Day 2 of an active gypsy

I woke this morning to the sunlight beaming through my window already Kyoto’s summer humidity rising at 5:45am battling with the idea I pulled myself up to meet my friend Healy for a morning workout. The 1km run to Umekoji park was even a struggle, clearly the ice cream and pastries the day before didContinue reading “Day 2 of an active gypsy”

Day 1 an active gypsy’s adventure.

I am starting a written journey of my adventures as I explore Japan as a guide for Venture Venture lead a variety of trips, from family based, culture, food and the more physically demanding active trips. With my background being in exercise science and my passion for fitness my intention of my writing isContinue reading “Day 1 an active gypsy’s adventure.”

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