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Beth McFadden4 years ago

Cafes & yoga studios to bring you back to zen

Yoga has many benefits for both the body and mind; the practice of stretching and meditation can reduce stress and turn your day completely around. Leading up to Mother’s Day, why don’t you take some time out with your friends and treat yourself to a day of good coffee and yoga. With a huge range of healthy food options, fresh coffee and yoga classes, you'll be able to plan the perfect day out in your yoga pants whether you want some alone time, or are heading out with the girlfriends. Check out the below cafes and yoga studios in Mackay for our best recommendations for a zen day out.

Moostache Café

Comfy couches and decor, Moostache Cafe - Mackay
Comfy couches and decor, Moostache Cafe – Mackay

They say that coffee is an incredible pre-workout drink that helps to boost your metabolism and give you the energy you need to push through a workout. Before you head to your early morning yoga class, stop into Moostache Café for a fresh cup of caffeine to kick start your day. Take a seat in their comfy armchairs and order yourself a cappuccino made by their friendly, experienced team of baristas.

Moostache Café prides itself on its consistent coffee and welcoming shop front, so you know your experience is going to be absolutely sublime. If you need a new regular caffeine stop, we recommend you visit this quirky café for a latte. Before you leave, don’t forget to take a selfie in the moustache mirror to share on Instagram.
Where: 21 Wood Street, Mackay QLD 4740

8 Limb Yoga

Yoga for everyone, 8 Limb Yoga - Mackay
Yoga for everyone, 8 Limb Yoga – Mackay

8 Limb Yoga is a friendly yoga studio with a slogan of “yoga is for everyone”. Whether you’re well experienced in your downward dogs or you’re new to the child’s pose, the instructors at 8 Limb Yoga will make sure you pick the right class to suit you. When you visit this studio you can choose from a huge range of classes for all times of the day, ranging from Hatha Yoga for a 6am class to a super relaxing Yin by Candlelight at 6pm. Some people prefer power yoga designed for a difficult workout that will make you sweat, while others find their calm in the natural flow of vinyasa yoga.

8 Limb Yoga also runs a thirty-day transformation to help you to get into the habit of doing yoga regularly, so that you feel the full benefits of the ancient practice. The first workshop is this Saturday the 9th of May, so if you’re looking for an experience that will completely change how your mind and body works, don’t look past the 8 Limb Yoga 30 Day Transformation. Speak to one of the instructors today to decide which class suits you.
Where: 3/188 Shakespeare Street, Mackay QLD 4740


Healthy lunch options, K Co - Mackay
Healthy lunch options, K&Co – Mackay

After you’ve finished your yoga class, you’re surely feeling hungry, so head down to K&Co for a filling, nutritious lunch. The chefs at K&Co prepare incredible fresh food daily, from roast beetroot salad to vegetable and basil quiches, no matter your tastebuds there will be a dish to suit you. You won’t have to feel like your morning exercise has gone to waste with a huge range of healthy menu items, including paleo and gluten-free options if you’re trying to stick to a certain diet.

The second you step into K&Co you’ll feel at home with their rustic décor and comfortable seating options; whether you’re dining in with friends or need to grab something quick to takeaway, this fabulous café has plenty of options for you. Don’t miss out on visiting K&Co after your yoga class for a meal that will make your morning zen stretch out into the afternoon.
Where: 44 Nelson Street, Mackay QLD 4740

If you’re looking for other healthy goodies in Mackay, check out this blog!

Do you have a favourite yoga studio or healthy cafe in Mackay? Comment and let us know!