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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…

Should I Specialise? I Already Do!

specialising or being in service

I have a great respect for specialists in my field who focus on one or two treatments and market them exclusively. They are saying "This is what we do. This is where our expertise lies" and I have no quarrel with sticking to what … Read more…

Learning (all over again)!

learning to contribute

I was sharing a meal with a friend of mine recently who'd migrated to Australia in 2017. Her 3 children were enrolled at the local school and doing well. Her husband was enjoying the challenge of a new professional environment. … Read more…

Healing Hands

the power of healing hands and respect

Many of you might remember this powerful image, chosen for this article... the hands in prayer, expressing in one graceful gesture honour and respect. Friends, Agnelo and I cannot think of another image which so beautifully … Read more…

Who am I?

wondering who you are and what you want to do or 'be'

As we sat together enjoying a cup of chai after her massage, a long-standing client of mine opened up. She was concerned about her 18 year old son who seemed lost, unsure about which path he should take in life. More worrying for … Read more…

Love, life, work… Prana revealed!

love, life, work...prana revealed

Saroj, I've known you and Agnelo since you first opened Prana's doors back in 2005... I wonder, can I pose a personal question? You are both partners in life as well as business partners 7 days a week. Wow! Don't you crave … Read more…

Say Bye Bye to In-grown Nasties

Friends, about 4 weeks ago I visited Prana for a Brazilian Wax treatment... I'd had it done before at various salons but I have to say that the drive from North Perth to Applecross was well worth it. Saroj, is magnificent! The … Read more…

What’s in a Certificate?

Prana proudly sets high professional and personal standards for itself - but in a largely unregulated Australian beauty industry, how do potential clients know which salon has fully trained staff with certification, diploma or … Read more…

Quiet intent: “tuning in” to people

quiet intent of the massage

We all see things differently, but nothing illustrates 'quiet intent' so much as two very different men who both came to me for an Indian Head Massage recently... THE MAN FROM MADRAS This client was visiting Australia from … Read more…

How to ‘pop’ a pimple without spreading infection or leaving a scar

Yes. One pimple can certainly spoil our day - and have you noticed that they always pop up (sorry about that) just before our most important events? A girlfriend of mine used to draw brown eyebrow pencil over hers (back when … Read more…

“You sleep… and awake to your truly beautiful self”

On a warm April afternoon, the sun streams through the windows of Prana on Kearns Crescent, Applecross. It's a quiet retreat - a place that seems far away from the noise and bustle of this vibrant area. Conversations are … Read more…