Penang based yoga teacher and energy healer, Sarah-Joy Amin is running a Chakra Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat at Penang Hill from 18-20 January 2019.
This 3D2N retreat is being held at the charming Hickory on the Hill, a beautiful and serene villa overlooking Penang. Enjoy the fresh, clean air whilst connecting to yourself through conscious yogic movements, mindful breathing and eating, meditation and the connection with nature.
All the food is vegetarian with vegan options. Various accommodation options to choose from. This is a wonderful way to start the New Year.
For more information on price and programme for the Chakra Yoga and Mindfulness retreat, please click on this link. Transform with Sarah-Joy.
Take an organic farm tour and see for yourself how healthy and nutrient rich fruit and vegetables are grown without the use of harmful pesticides and fertilisers. Organic farm tours are a wonderful way to get back to natural and sustainable living. Continue reading →
The Penang Funmers Life Market is held on the first Sunday of the month at Pusat Agropelancongan, Relau from 8.30am to 12.30pm.
Organised by Wonder Wilderfarm, Consumer Association of Penang and Grassroot Organic Farm, the Funmers Life Market aims to bring together people who are interested in a sustainable living and protection of the environment. Continue reading →
When it comes to keeping fit and healthy, you don’t have to take out expensive gym memberships or buy costly equipment. There are a few fitness meet up groups in Penang where it is free to join and apart from perhaps a pair of good training shoes, no other equipment is required. Continue reading →
There are various eco-friendly attractions in Penang that make an impact on the environment. The Tropical Fruit Farm and the Tropical Spice Garden are two attractions that are worth a visit. Continue reading →
Looking for organic beauty treatments in Penang? There are a few places that specialize in using natural and organic skin and hair products.
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For those who are not fans of shopping malls or live north of the island, Queensbay Mall might not be on your to do list. So for the sake of research for Penang Spirit, Suzanne Morgan took a trip to Queensbay Mall and was pleasantly surprised by what it had to offer.
Queensbay Mall is located in Bayan Lepas, close to Penang Bridge and is currently Continue reading →
Exercising out of doors has been shown to improve people’s mental health and what better exercise is there but running. Running not only helps lift the spirits, but is one of the best aerobic exercises to improve heart and lung health. Keen runner, Jo Bradnam, has written about one of her favourite places to run. Continue reading →
If you love being outdoors and want a challenge, then hiking on Penang Hill with a group of fit and fantastic people might be for you. Read this article written by Claire Firth about the Penang Hill hiking group.
I can’t think of a better way to start the week than going for a hike. Every Monday morning at 8.30am, the Penang Hill hiking group meet in the car park, by the juice bar, on the road to the Botanical Gardens. Continue reading →