Storytelling through dance

Bangarra Dance Theatre’s national production, lore, tours this winter, weaving stories of the land and sea into its heartfelt contemporary dance works. Drawing a portrayal of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, themes of iden… …read more

Where The Wild Things Grow

After discovering the feel-good perks of a daily green smoothie, Luisa Hammond-Parker, together with business partner Jackie Booth, decided to bottle the goodness in a new business – Where The Wild Things Grow.
Here Luisa describes how this wellbein… …read more

The best gluten free eateries

Admiral Cheng-Ho
3067, 325 Johnston Street, Abbotsford 3067
Gluten free foodies aren’t left out in Melbourne, where dining out is serious business, and Admiral Cheng-Ho in inner city Abbotsford has plenty to impress. The sister caf&eacut… …read more

Gluten: facts and figures

1. In 2011-12, 17% of Australians aged 2 years or over (3.7 million people) reported avoiding a food due to allergy or intolerance.*
2. Coeliac Awareness Week runs from 13-20 March.
3. Does wheatgrass contain gluten? While pre-manufactured or powde… …read more

Gluten – the good and the bad

Less than two decades ago gluten was the success story of the grains industry, with wheat varieties rich in gluten all the rage. This exciting, new-world wheat enabled the creation of deliciously fluffy, light breads and pastries, plus that perfect a… …read more

Am I gluten intolerant?

Usually our bodies let us know if something is not quite right. The obvious signs that we are having issues with gluten relate to the response going on in our gut – bloating, abdominal pain, diahorrea and/or constipation are all reasons we … …read more

Letting go with aerial yoga

Loosen up, centre your mind, and relax and realign your body with yoga – all while suspended from the ground in a soft, silk sling.
Aerial yoga, one of the latest trends in the wellness world, fuses traditional yoga poses with movements from dance, … …read more

2 Days In Uluru

Slow down. It’s time to take a break and you’ve been meaning to see Uluru FOREVER. More than just a rock in the desert, it’s a slice of Australia just as rewarding to visit as a trip to Bali and beyond that’s easier – and chea… …read more

Light pickling solution recipe

This is a sweet solution with a distinct flavour from the juniper berries. It is a good pickling solution for delicate vegetables or for those that require less pickling time, such as those with a higher water content. Red onion, fennel or radish are… …read more

Resistance training workout

Ride hard and fast with stronger leg muscles, better posture and overall conditioning. This workout is designed for strength and endurance, helping you to tone the whole body.
While lower body strength is obviously a key focus for cycling power… …read more

HIIT bike workout

This workout takes you through short bursts of high intensity riding, with light recovery periods in between. This is a popular training method called High Intensity Interval Training, designed to help you achieve fitness results fast.
To really get… …read more

5 exercises for mums

As mums we are all so busy, and it can be hard to find the time to exercise. But a day at the park doesn’t have to be spent supervising and drinking lattes. The next time you visit your local playground, why not get active with your little ones… …read more

Outback midwife

Over the last 40 years, midwife Beth McRae has experienced more than most in a role that has seen her assist women give birth in rural, metropolitan and remote communities of Australia. Throughout the journey, she has amassed an array of astounding a… …read more

Shakshuka recipe

3 tablespoons of virgin olive oil
1 onion sliced
2 gloves of garlic
1 small red chilli
2 eggs
1 teaspoon of cumin
1 teaspoon of ras el hanout
1 teaspoon of paprika
1 teaspoon of salt
2 tomatoes, diced
2 tablespoons of chopped c… …read more

The Intolerant Cooks

Up to 40% of Australians experience a food sensitivity or intolerance of some kind. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a rich array of gorgeous, interesting foods. It just means getting a little adventurous.
If you’re looking fo… …read more

The perfect winter weekend

Curling up with a book or braving the conditions with an exhilarating run, chilly winter weekends are spent in a variety of ways. We asked a handful of be. magazine contributors to tell us how they spend theirs…

Katie Molloy
Chinese … …read more

Trim for Life

Trim for Life is a new app by the Weight Loss and Health Institute, designed to help you get in your best shape and stay there over the long term.
We chat with three contributors behind the app about their own wellbeing journeys, and why t… …read more