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Host/Guest Written: Samantha Gowing Steeped in anticipation, uncertainty, a tablespoon of trepidation and a jolly good dose of trust, the arrival at any destination is sure to dish up an extra dollop of adrenaline. The vertical climb inside the gate of...

Meet Shelley, the woman responsible for our thriving organic gardens here at Gwinganna. Shelley grew up in the Gippsland region of Victoria and lived in a self-sufficient environment where her mother grew their own fruit, vegetables and herbs and her father hunted and farmed their...

The key to feeling energised in the morning begins with understanding how the mind and body works. We each have an internal sleep-wake cycle, known as our circadian rhythm. Our circadian rhythm is important because it ensures that our body’s processes are optimised at certain...

Physical activity is essential for maintaining healthy function of the circulatory system, immune system, posture and strength. It also leads to improvements in endurance, overall energy and will help with optimal functional movement. ...

At Gwinganna, we believe there is no better way to start the day than by developing a balanced and calm mindset. That’s why each morning, we invite our guests to gather on the hillside to practice Qi Gong as the sun’s...

Prawns are a delicious source of protein that contain a variety of key vitamins and minerals. We love pairing prawns with vitamin-rich pumpkin and kale-infused carbohydrates for a nutrient-dense meal that promotes a range...

Meditation and mindfulness practice is finding stillness within a busy and technologically advanced world. In order to return to and focus on the present moment, we must first direct our attention inwards....

Guest post: Written by Steph Mathers  I was recently invited to enjoy a Weekend Retreat at Gwinganna and after such a transformative experience, I thought it was only right that I share as much as possible.  I’ll spare no detail as I take you through the step...