Enlightened Events Blog

Yoga and Breast Cancer with Annette Loudon

Trina Bawden-Smith - Tuesday, October 12, 2010
After a family holiday to Coober Pedy in South Australia, we were back into preparations for our next event with Annette Loudon. Annette’s workshop on Sunday – 10/10/10 was incredible. About half of the women had breast cancer or had   Read More.....

Australian Meditation Conference

Trina Bawden-Smith - Tuesday, September 28, 2010
I have long wished to organise a meditation conference so I thought I would make contact with Paul Majewski, Garth Stone and Matthew Young from Meditation Events. After some phone conversations with them, we had a skype chat to explore the possib  Read More.....

IYTA Reunion in Yoga Convention De-brief

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, September 27, 2010
On Sunday, we had an IYTA Convention de-brief at Patria Wigley’s house, President of the IYTA. We had a lot of fun sharing Convention stories, talking about what we might do better next time and dreaming about what we would do with all the   Read More.....

IYTA World Convention and interview with Leigh Blashki

Trina Bawden-Smith - Tuesday, September 21, 2010
I was a volunteer member of the organising committee of the IYTA World Convention which was held in Manly over the weekend. There were 10 of us on the main committee and boy, was there enough work to keep us all busy! I arrived early on the  Read More.....

Mind and Meditation with Michael de Manincor

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, September 13, 2010
Yesterday, Michael de Manincor did his workshop on Mind and Meditation. While I have worked with Michael before, this was the first opportunity I have had to hear him teach. And what a wonderful experience it was! The group hung off his every wor  Read More.....

Interviewing Swami Jasraj Puri at Yoga in Daily Life

Trina Bawden-Smith - Friday, September 10, 2010
On Wednesday I took my video camera over to Yoga in Daily Life at Annandale to interview Swami Jasraj Puri. It was interesting to learn a little of his life from his days as a physio in the Sutherland Shire to his role at the Yoga in Daily Life a  Read More.....

Professor Kulkarni and Dr. Ram Kumar

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, September 06, 2010
On the weekend, my friends at Ayurveda Yoga Australia, hosted Professor Kulkarni and Dr. Ram Kumar. I remember attending a talk with Professor years ago at Nature Care College. What a wealth of knowledge! Ram Kumar is a personal favourite teacher  Read More.....

Meeting with Ananda Trettin, Anusara Yoga teacher

Trina Bawden-Smith - Wednesday, September 01, 2010
The first day of Spring! Today, Jason and I met with Ananda Trettin. It was great to see her again after meeting her at Noah Maze’s workshop recently. She is so full of ideas, energy and enthusiasm! We were interested to learn more about An  Read More.....

Meeting Deanne Tyrell from Three Realms Yoga and a chat with Stephen Penman in Melbourne

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, August 30, 2010
On Friday I met up with Deanne Tyrell, who runs Three Realms Yoga, and Shaun Matthews at the old Macro in Bondi Junction. I enjoyed meeting Deanne and the three of us shared some ideas on working together. She shared some insights into the differ  Read More.....

Soul Sessions with Tim Levy, The Nautch Girls and a workshop with Noah Maze

Trina Bawden-Smith - Monday, August 23, 2010
Well, the weekends seem to get busier – not quieter! On Friday night Jason and I attended a Soul Session. Soul Sessions is the brain child of Eloise King, a journalist for Body + Soul, which is a health and lifestyle supplement in the   Read More.....