Rae Collins with Kino MacGregor during her satay at Atmosphere in the Philippines

When I found out that Kino MacGregor along with her husband Tim Feldmann from Miami life center were due to stay at Atmosphere Resorts, I was beside myself with excitement. I first discovered and committed to the ashtanga primary series as an asana practice a number of years ago, I spent a lot of time reading, googling and collecting DVD’s. Living in an area where there were limited yoga classes on offer, I spent the time looking for other avenues to assist me with my practice. That was when I first stumbled across Kino. From the moment I first watched …

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Waterfalls Negros Oriental, Atmosphere Resorts, Dauin

Casaroro Waterfalls Who doesn’t love a waterfall? Negros Oriental, where Atmosphere is situated, is an island with a lot of volcanic history and you’ll find on your arrival in Atmosphere that the sand is brown lava sand and that the resort is shadowed by a large mountain that once used to be a volcano. The perfect environment for thundering waterfalls, lakes and streams. Casaroro Waterfalls, the most photographed body of water in the province (according to Wikipedia) is a beautiful gem, hidden in a deep ravine at the base of Mount Talinis. It’s one of those places that only the …

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SMURFs are actually mesh baskets used to research baby fish From April until June, the Atmosphere Resort house reef will be used as a research site to study baby fish. This research project is run by marine biologists from Curtin University in Perth (Australia). To study baby fish, we are using “SMURFs”. SMURFs stand for “Standard Monitoring Unit for Recruitment of Fishes”. They are mesh-baskets filled with pebbles, sand or rubbish. The baskets are placed in the ocean for 9 days per session. At the end of each session, we collect the baskets to see which baby fish were attracted …

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