Soul-nourishing events coming up at Santosha.

Please book early to avoid disappointment!





A very special event in the Santosha garden to raise our energy and funding for the wildlife injured in the bushfires, and all those caring for them.

We're super excited to welcome greatly-loved Brisbane bands, and our dear friends, Desmond Cheese & Hailey Calvert, to fill the garden air with aural deliciousness!

We have an amazing fine art and natural therapies auction, full of contributions from the Santosha teachers & Australian artist community, that begins on the Facebook event page on Sunday 12th January, and ends on the night - details of what's being auctioned are below.

We're putting on a vegetarian BBQ, Ally's homemade kombucha and other drinks care of the local independent bottle Spiros, and a raffle chock-full of delight - so please come cashed up and in the mooooood to spend it, to get these beautiful beings healed, and on the road back to somewhere to live.


3PM - 8PM (ish)



* All welcome *

[A few people have asked for details of how to donate if they can't make the event. The fundraiser's account details are below. 100% of donations are given to WIRES NSW & Wildlife Vic.]

Santosha Yoga Space 

BSB: 633 000

Account: 160 172 102

Reference: Wildlife

INITIAL SCHEDULE [may change, please check back late next week for more definite times]

10am-2pm Community Zenthai treatments in the studio by donation - see below if you're not familiar with Zenthai :)
3pm Acknowledgement of Country

3.15pm Shared meditation for the wellness and peace of all beings
3.30pm Brendan Joyce (Santosha's favourite violinist)
4pm Hailey Calvert
5pm Final Auction
6pm Desmond Cheese
7pm Raffle draw, then anything could happen ;)



1. Encaustic Wall Clock | Encaustic wax painting with woodturned jarrah frame | 170mm diameter | Artist: Chae Grace

2. 'Ursula' Ring | Sterling silver with Australian sapphire | Made to size | Artist: Belle Kirkpatrick

3. Vintage Kimono | Kyoto temple markets | Donated by Merridy Marshall

4. 'Black-Throated Finch' Print | Linocut print with coloured pencil | 12cm x 10cm | Artist: Helen Wallce

5. 'Rule Of Nature'Wall Hanging | Ash tree pods, cotton, beeswax, eucalyptus branch | Artists: Slothmade Art

6. 'From the Ashes' Ring | Solid sterling silver, leaf printed | Size Q 1/2 | Artist: Daphne Wood

7. Framed 'Bush Stone-Curlew' Print | Linocut print | 22 x 14cm | Artist: Ellen Young

8. 'Stoneware Jug' | Handmade | 20cm height 500ml | Artist: Louise Abson

9. 'Red' Artwork | Ink on 100% cotton Italian paper | 52cm x 35cm | Artist: Alice Gould

10. Hanging Brass & Casuarina Mobile | Casuarina seed pods collected on Bruny Island, brushed brass, nylon | 60cm x 40cm | Artist: Elena McKinlay

11. 'Hope' Pendant | Sterling Silver claw-set Lodolite pendant | 45cm 935 chain, 25mm x 35mm pendant | Artist: Daphne Wood

12. 'Chooks' Print | Linocut print with oil pastel | 14cm x 19cm | Artist: Ellen Young

13. Framed limited edition 'Yoga Asana Nude' | Print on 100% cotton rag paper | 40 x 40cm | Artist: Belle Kirkpatrick


1. 2.5 hour Wise Womb Healing session with Jasmine Rose
2. Private one hour one-on-one or small group Yoga session with Diane Cousineau [to be redeemed before end of Feb]
3. ZenThai Shiatsu treatment with Rachel Niclair
4. Private inidivualised Yoga session with Jaimee Shillitoe

5. One hour acupuncture session with certified Chinese Medicine practitioner, Kate Gray.


Community Zenthai starting at 10am. Come receive a treatment by donation. There will 7 therapists offering 15min, 30min, 45min & 60min sessions by donation.

You are invited to come experience the Zenthai in a group setting.
Zenthai Shiatsu takes place fully clothed on a mat on the floor. Each treatment is aligned with your current needs.

This is bodywork that awakens both the energetic and structural body, and recognises the body's inherent ability for self healing.
Zenthai encourages the release of any held tension or discomfort; assists in dealing with stress more gracefully; inspires greater ease, confidence and positive outlook; stimulates vitality, and supports deep relaxation.


In addition to the above artists and therapists, we would also like to thank these local businesses for their generous support:

  • Artagraph Framing

  • Blackout Coffee

  • Creative Framing Solutions

  • Flowers of the World

  • Heather's Floral Design

  • Hummingbird The Shop

  • Inch Hairdressing

  • InTherapy Skin & Body

  • Kenmore Gallery & Picture Framing

  • Kings Beauty

  • Sassafras Cafe

  • Spiros Independent Bottle Shop

  • Sun and Company

  • Olive Paddington

  • Officeworks Windsor

  • Verve Hair

100% of proceeds of the event will be divided evenly between WIRES NSW and Wildlife Victoria.

See you there!

Ally - | 0416 564 808

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