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Indie & Mae

Indie & Mae was born in 2017, after a long battle with health issues & depression I decided to do things my way & to make a lifestyle to work for me & my family... I have always loved nurturing & caring for people but after Reiki came into my life it opened a whole new world.... since then my angels have gently & continuously opened doors for me....I couldn’t go back to using harsh hairdressing chemicals so found a beautiful, natural, sustainable range of hair colour & products that aligned wi...

October 19, 2021

Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake

It might be the American in me but the second I see either Coffee Cake or Pumpkin in a recipe I'm all ears! With the sweet smell of this morning treat warming in your oven, you’ll be ready to cozy up around the fire on a crisp Spring day.  Protein from nuts and almond flour,  healthy fat from coconut oil, and a small dose of natural sweetener make this coffee cake the perfect no-fuss, gluten-free breakfast.  Recipe courtesy of Kirsten McCormick, Nutritionist, Chef, and Founder o...

October 18, 2021


There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called LanguishingA good friend of mine sent me this article over the weekend as we've had many chat's on how 'meh' we've both been feeling these past two years. Not only did I love how well written this article is, I felt like they were writing it just for me and how I have been feeling. I particularly love how they describe Flourishing: “Flourishing is the peak of well-being: You have a strong sense of meaning, mastery and matt...

October 15, 2021

Product Spotlight: Adaptogen Elixir

Mother Nature’s Calming ConcoctionThe unique blend of healing herbs, botanicals and adaptogens found in Adaptogen Elixir creates a time-tested yet modern way of helping your body adapt to stress Sip your way to serenity.Natural StateNo added sugar or mystery ingredients. Just time-tested adaptogens and botanicals blended with sparkling kombucha tea for a simple solution to whatever stress the day brings.Elevate the EverydayDaily stress affects everything. Fortunately, Adaptogen Elixir helps yo...

October 4, 2021

Recipe: Banana chocolate chip cookies

For the last year, if we bake cookings in our house it's this recipe. Over time I've been perfecting it for our taste buds withs some substitutions including:1 cup brown sugarusing oat milk or greek yogurt instead of coconut creamknowing 1/4 cup banana is 1 med size defrosted bananaif you use defrosted vs fresh banana it will be sweeterLet me know what you think!

September 20, 2021

Online Class Pricing

Join us live and we’ll be your accountability buddy or watch the recording later and make it work for you. Casual Online Pass: Live classes: $5 / eachOnline Class Only Membership: Unlimited access to over 100 recorded classes: $18 / week (payments are automatically done weekly, no long-term commitment required)Full Access Membership: Access to all live classes and our recorded class library for $30 / week(payments are automatically done weekly, currently wave...

August 24, 2021

Online Classes Available

Even though we are sad that we can no longer get together physically in the studio, we are grateful to be able to connect through here.We understand that community and movement in the safety of our own homes is more important than ever.Here's the skinny:You do not need any barre equipment to do these workoutsWorkouts are only 40 minutesWorkouts can be done as part of the community at designated times OR watched afterwards in your own timeSubscriptions can be canceled at any timeSubscriptions wil...

August 17, 2021

We love our mamas

And just like that another series of prenatal barre comes to a close. This is our third time running this special series for mamas to be and absolutely love it!  A massive congratulations to all these ladies and we can't wait to see you back in the studio with your pēpē. DescriptionPrenatal Barre is a low-impact, moderate-intensity exercise class that empowers expectant mums by allowing them to safely and effectively stay in shape. Who is this class for?Do you enjoy being in a small ...

July 19, 2021

Introducing Celletoi

INTRODUCING your skin's new best friend... Isagenix skincare range - 'Cellitoi'  I am so excited that these products are finally available in NZ. They are inspired by the science of K-beauty and the results are pretty amazing. For those of you that know me well, you will know that up until recently, my skincare routine has consisted of washing my face with water (and taking my collagen elixir!) - that's it!  But the older I get, the aware I am of how important it is to take good care ...

July 15, 2021

Recipe: Mexican Soup

This easy to make recipe has been the highlight of my month! It's a 2 part recipe that makes MULTIPLE meals at a very good price.PART 1Ingredients:1 can adobe chillies in chipotle sauce1 can chopped tomatoes•approx 500g pork loinMethod: Cook in crockpot / slow cooker for the dayPull out pork and set asideBottle up the sauce and put in the fridge when cooled (this will be used for part 2)Pull pork apart with forks to create shredded porkServe:Can be used for tacos, salad, nachos, burritos,...

June 24, 2021

7 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mental Health

Mental health is just as important as physical health. Putting “prioritise my mental health” on the top of your to-do list every day isn’t just a good idea, it’s a necessity. When you make your mental health a priority, you’re better able to deal with life’s unexpected twists and turns.Nurture Your RelationshipsMake Time for ExerciseTake Time to Grieve Your LossesInvest in Your RestStay Mentally StimulatedBurst into LaughterCuddle with a PetDon’t Be Ashamed to Seek Help Admitting y...

June 15, 2021

Help Staying Active in Winter

It's not easy to stay motivated when it's cold, dark and rainy outside. So here are a few ideas to help you stay active during the winter months. Find an accountability buddy - someone who can check in with you to help you stay motivated. Set a reward for your goal - give yourself a treat to look forward to and work towards. Try something new - mix up your usual exercise routine with something different like maybe... Barre Stretch - this class is all about strengthening and lengthening your...

June 7, 2021

Meet Jo - your new Barre instructor

Meet your new instructor - Jo!  Jo has been living in the Waikato for 9 years and is loving this area. She and her husband moved down from Auckland and now have 2 little children who provide great motivation to keep fit and healthy!  Jo started to get more involved in fitness during her 11 years at Uni (a reflection of her love of learning and a PhD) doing ballroom and Latin dancing, then a bit of indoor climbing followed by triathlons and long-distance running. Her focus is much more ...

May 12, 2021

A health journey sparks a community

Liora was recently interviewed and featured on Rocketspark's blog talking about her own health journey and how she fell in love with barre. “I thought, this isn’t what I want. I was constantly nauseous, unwell, lethargic, I couldn’t keep up with anyone, even while just walking up a flight of stairs. I decided, no, I don’t want to die in my 40s. I want to change my story,” she reflected. To read the full article and learn more about why Liora is so passionate about wellness cl...

May 10, 2021

*NEW* Student Deal

We know that being a student can be expensive and we also know that when you are spending all day (or night) studying, moving your body is really important. Which is why we have created a special offer just for you. You can now join any of our barre classes for the casual rate of $12 per class. Just click the link to grab this deal today:

May 3, 2021

How to Upcycle Plastic Shake Canisters

No one likes to be wasteful. There’s just something so icky about tossing a plastic cup in the trash, right? Thinking about it sitting in a landfill under heaps of rubbish for 450 years … yuck.We feel that way too, and that’s why we’re doing our part to take care of Mother Nature.At Isagenix, they believe it’s important to take care of both your body and the planet. That’s why we made a commitment to be Green Today for Tomorrow®.Part of that commitment ...

April 26, 2021

Recipe: Pumpkin Soup

Make the most of pumpkin season with this delicious, cosy soup recipe.What you will need:1kg pumpkin, peeled and cut into small chunks2 orange kumura6 cups vegetable stock1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger2 cloves garlic, crushedcream (optional) How to make it:Place all of the ingredients (except for the cream) in a large pot and bring it to a boil. Then cover and let it simmer until it is soft, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat, add cream and then blend until smooth. Enjoy!...

April 19, 2021

4 ways to break through a weight loss plateau

It is really frustrating when you are working hard to reach a weight loss or fitness goal and then you hit a plateau. All of a sudden, your scale won't budge and you don't seem to get any fitter. Here's what to do to avoid that dreaded plateau: Incorporate strength training into your exercise routine - this helps you to build muscle and boost your metabolism.Try changing up your exercise routine - whether that is the frequency, intensity, or the type of class. Manage your stress - when you are s...

April 12, 2021

Four simples foods that help your skin glow

We have all heard the phrase you are what eat but when it comes to skin this phase has never been more true what you eat can dim your skins natural glow. Here are our top 5 simple food picks to help you support your skin and illuminate from the inside out CarrotsNot only are carrots great for your eyes they do wonders for your skin Foods rich in beta carotene, like carrots, may be helpful in reducing sun sensitivity among certain folks. It’s also a good source of vitamin C, which may help skin...

April 7, 2021

Collagen Elixer

You might have seen fancy powders popping up in the supermarket aisles or on your Instagram feed and wondered what the deal is with collagen. Here are the facts:Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies and is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles. It has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and strengthening your bones. The problem is, as we age our collagen levels na...

March 16, 2021

Recipe: Museli

If you are always rushing in the mornings and maybe forget to eat breakfast sometimes, this recipe is perfect for you. Healthy bircher muesli:100g oats2 tbsp chia seeds1 tbsp pumpkin seeds350ml milk / mylk2 apples1 tsp cinnamon1/4 cup of cranberries Dice the apples, then mix all of the ingredients together. Store in a jar in the fridge overnight. Add more milk if desired before eating. Enjoy!...

March 9, 2021

Sugar Cravings

You are not alone! Sugar is in so much of the food that we eat these days, we have gotten used to everything tasting much sweeter so that's the way we like it. But it is possible to curb those cravings for sugary treats... How to beat sugar cravings: Have nutrition-packed meals Include healthy fats and proteins with your meals to stabilise your blood sugar and keep yourself feeling fuller for longer. Often we crave sugar because we are hungry and want that instant energy! Retrain your tastebud...

March 2, 2021

MoveActive Grip Socks

There are many reasons we chose to stock MoveActive grip socks in the studio and online. First off we can all agree their designs are super fun. Secondly their grip stands the test of barre while being comfortable to wear. But another big reason for picking MoveActive is that they work with i=Change to donate $1 of your order to three charities that strive to make our world a kinder place:These grip socks offer:SupportBreathabilityNon-slip gripDurability Style & PersonalityDon't own a pair ...

February 11, 2021

Barre, Bowls, Bliss

A morning of new experiences your mind body soul will thank you for. Meet your hosts:  Liora of founder of Flourish Wellness NZ and certified Barre InstructorAimee of Wildly Bliss holistic therapist, crystal sound bowl and meditation teacher Enjoy an energising barre class followed by a grounding sound bowls session. Finishing off the morning with wholefood nibbles. Good for the mind, body and soul. What is a Barre:Barre is a great fitness class mostly because you don’t feel like you...

February 4, 2021

7 Summer SUPERFOODS to include in your diet

It's January and summer is really here. So along with warm, sunny days and longer evenings, we have a beautiful bounty of gorgeous fruits and vegetables to enjoy. Here are 7 superfoods to add to your shopping cart this summer: Tomatoes - An excellent source of vitamin C as well as the antioxidant lycopene. Berries - Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries are full of vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants (like anthocyanins that give them their beautiful colour!) Avocados - Packed full of healt...

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