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I’m Jan – an inspirer, author and life-long foodie who loves to dance through life with joy, vitality and connection. My ongoing adventure follows a practical yet magical path of inspiration, learning and sharing. I invite you to enjoy my tried and tested restorative treats for body-mind-spirit.
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GET CULTURED! Online Course and Primer, plus 3 Cookbooks filled with delicious recipes to inspire you to prepare foods that taste so good you won’t believe they’re healthy.
Gluten and dairy-free too … but no one will know if you don’t tell.
Get Cultured! The Course
Did you know that you can boost your vitality naturally and easily, simply by eating fermented veggies? And that they’re easy to make and add to your pantry?Come explore the wild and wonderful world of cultured vegetables with me from the comfort of your own kitchen. Learn more …
Get Cultured! The Book
More than just a cookbook (in book form and pdf), the Get Cultured! Primer tells you WHAT cultured (fermented) veggies are, WHY you want to eat them, and HOW to make them. Learn more …
Tickle your taste buds and energize your life with foods that taste so good
you won’t believe they’re healthy.
Gluten and dairy-free too … but no one will know if you don’t tell!
CELEBRATIONS – 35 delectable recipes with glorious full-colour photos. Appetizers, salads, dressings, soups, dinner delights and yummy sweets to inspire your cooking and impress your guests!
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SAVOURY AND SWEET – TREATS FOR EVERY OCCASION is packed with tasty, healthy stuff perfect for any occasion!
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Move through your world with grace and ease, proud of your body no matter its shape size or age. My Nia classes can offer you all this and more … and they’re FUN too!
NIA: the ‘slow movement’ method of finding the ‘fit’ of your body
Drawing on martial arts, dance arts and healing arts, my Nia classes offer holistic conditioning and a connection to pleasure. Suitable for every body of every size, age and fitness level. No experience necessary!
The tiny incremental changes you can experience make a significant difference over time, not only where you’re expecting change but through many facets of your life. Learn more …
Tune into your body and listen to its powerful guidance.
YOU hold all the insight and information to thrive in your life – you simply need a way to consistently access and understand what your body, mind and soul are calling you to focus on …
Dare To Be Coaching Sessions
Playful, intuitive, uncannily accurate.
How do you access the insight and information you need to thrive? A quick or more in-depth Coaching Session can gently guide you to understand what your body, mind and soul are communicating, to easily tune in to your next steps. Learn more …
Dare To Be Cards
50 cards to guide you to blossom in a gentle and nurturing way – YOUR way. This tiny deck of magic will open you to the possibilities!
Dare To Be surprised by the ease and grace of your journey! Play, interact, get messy, be confused, surrender to it all and allow love to show you the way. Learn more…
Read the latest from my BLOG
And no, this is not about the opera… Cultured (or fermented) in this case refers to everyday vegetables & vegetable mixtures that are bursting at the seams with probiotics, those little critters that balance and boost our gut environment. They get this way through...read more
I’ve just discovered the BEST dessert! It’s adapted from a recipe sent to me by a friend. It was the image that caught me. The look of the whole pears sticking up out of the cake was just so fun. I had to figure out how to make it gluten and...read more
It's a wild and woolly day here in Sechelt. All my garden plants are shedding their leaves and settling in for - dare I say it - winter. Eeek! But before the last flower drops, there's time for one last hurrah. The Sunshine Coast Art Crawl happens this weekend, and no...read more