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Agnelo and I are honoured to be in service to you. We believe that there is nothing in nature that cannot repair you – make you physically, mentally and spiritually healthy and reveal the inherently beautiful YOU. This simple truth comes alive in your lived experience. For us, there is only gratitude in a mission fulfilled and a reason to keep doing what we do…

Swimming against the tide: being YOU

swimming against the tide

It's no secret: I wake each day and put my heart into what I do as a beauty therapist. And after a long day at the salon the same love goes into preparing the food my family enjoys... not more work, but an opportunity to relax (my … Read more…

The secret to good health is hidden in your daily routine!

secret to good health is hidden in your daily routine

Establishing a healthy daily routine doesn't need to be boring. Think of it as a rhythm, a disciplined and goal oriented routine that, once you get a handle on it, will have fabulous results! The secret is to exercise to a plan, … Read more…

Empathy: can it be taught?

empathy: can it be taught?

"Saroj, how can I develop my people skills around beauty therapy? Can empathy be taught?" That knotty question came to me from a beauty therapist who'd successfully completed her Indian Head Massage Course with Prana (and who … Read more…

The Power of Intent: the Challenge for Therapists

As often as I can, I speak to the young people who have chosen to train as beauty therapists. It is an exciting career which offers them the opportunity to travel and apply their skillsets virtually anywhere in the world. Yet one … Read more…

Indian Head Massage: it’s about service, not business

A well-travelled Australian client of ours recently visited Kerala for the first time and I was thrilled because Kerala is (for good reason) one of the most popular destinations in India - known for its sun, sand and spices! I … Read more…

What’s in a word?

Some words are so evocative that they become part of our national language simply because there is no substitute. Take for instance 'Namaste'... a Sanskrit word which symbolises Prana's ethos so perfectly (there was no better way … Read more…

Meritorious Awards (Playfully :-)

TO: Mr and Mrs A Velho Prana 2A Kearns Crescent Applecross WA 6153 www.prana.com.au FROM: A and C Lees Executive Board. Lees Foundation Awards Committee MERIT OF DISTINCTION Dear Mr and Mrs Velho It gives us great … Read more…

Indian Cookery? It was a Class Act!

Rumour has it that professional chefs would rather jump off a cliff than share their secrets, that Italian Nonnas closely guard their tomato sauces; and that China (the 3rd largest country in the world) is eager to share a million … Read more…

Stressed? Exercise is your secret weapon.

As a personal trainer, I see the various symptoms of stress on an almost daily basis. Stress certainly doesn't respect gender, ethnicity, education or socio-economic boundaries... Whoever we are, whatever our lifestyle, … Read more…

Brazilian Moments (I’d rather forget)

embarrassing moments brazilain waxing

Something I've always wanted to share from my memoirs.....an ode to aspiring therapists everywhere and a confession of my most embarrassing moment as a novice beauty therapist. Perhaps you have one too, for a laugh :) Twas my … Read more…