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Academy Newsletter
Written on the 11th of December 2017

A big welcome to the new members and families who have recently joined in with our classes and thank you to everyone for your continued support and participation within the Integrated Academy. This newsletter covers some of the recent occurrences and then focuses on some upcoming events to look forward to experiencing in the future.

۞ 28th of October: “Relay For Life” event at the Seafront Oval, Pialba. Well done to everyone who joined together to form the Integrated Martial Arts Development Academy team. Much respect to Tahnee MacKenzie who leads the way in organising this particular event each year.


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۞ 31st of October: Cane 2 Coral presentations at the Friendlies Society Hospital in Bundaberg. At this event we were officially presented with the $351 donation cheque that we earned at the recent Cane 2 Coral FunRun. Our chosen charity group is the Act For Kids organisation. www.actforkids.com.au


۞ 3rd of November: Well done to all 28 students & instructors for being part of the Integrated Martial Arts demonstration at the Yarrilee School Twilight Fete. Everyone did very well ☯ Thank you also to Maridol for helping me set up the display and for doing the video camera work. Heartfelt appreciation also to all of the parents from Burrum Heads, Craignish, Dundowran and Hervey Bay for supporting your children and the Integrated Academy throughout the experience. The video footage of the demo has been uploaded into our YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/user/IntegratedAcademy


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۞ 8th of November: Session # 6 of the Youth Empowerment Program. The Integrated Self-Development component continues to empower and inspire the young people of our community. Thank you also to the other youth mentors and support workers who are always so supportive and respectful of the services provided through the Integrated Development Academy.

۞ 6th of November: It was a good feeling to be able to present the $351 donation cheque to the "Act For Kids" organisation in Maryborough who are providing such a vital service throughout the Fraser Coast. Our donation will be used for the purchase of toys, play doh, colouring pencils and various other arts & craft products used within the local PlayGroup program. Well done to the entire team (including the WODFIT members) who joined together at the Cane 2 Coral funrun and helped us earn the amount.‍


۞ 16th of November: Blue Belt Grading at the Dundowran hall. Congratulations Bella Latoa, Ryan Cunningham, Riley Hancock, Keira Latoa, Skye Latoa and Jason Wheeler. Thankyou also to all of the assistant grading instructors and family members for being there in support.


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۞ 22nd of November: Completion of the 2017 Youth Empowerment Program. Well done to everyone involved in the continued success of the YEP program. I always enjoy the opportunity to share the benefits contained within the Integrated Self-Development modules. Best wishes into the future to each and every participant.


۞ 23rd of November: Blue Belt Grading at the Dundowran hall. Congratulations to six more Integrated Academy students for attaining their blue belts! Jacob Gamble, Jared Crooks, Noah Palmero, Joshua McMurray, Indigo Emerson and Jonah Emerson. Thankyou also to the assistant grading instructors and to all the family members for being there in support.


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۞ 24th of November: Congratulations to the girls from the Hervey Bay High School FIVE Program for completing the Integrated Self- Development program throughout the previous 8 weeks. Much respect also to Natasha Steinhardt for helping ensure the success of the program.

۞ 25th of November: “Ignite the Fight” # 22 event in Fortitude Valley. Congratulations to Locky Nugent for having such an awesome result in his first Muay Thai fight. Much respect also to Narelle Leahey for being there beside Locky as his trainer and motivator every step of the way. On behalf of the Integrated team we would also like to thank BullAnt designs for printing our team shirts and also Colin Beattie for driving us to the event and back in our hire bus.


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۞ 3rd of December: Thankyou to everyone who attended the 2017 ExerciseAthon event. We had a total of 27 participants who came along on the day and tapped into their inner strength and courage. And also thankyou to the other group of students and assistant instructors who chose to do the event at home. Everybody's heartfelt determination and dedication is very much appreciated and respected. Osu.


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۞ Thankyou Note: Much appreciation to all of the other instructors at the Integrated Martial Arts Wellbeing Centre who continue to join forces with me in offering a wide variety of health and fitness classes in the community. Thankyou Narelle Leahey, Simon Lemanu, Dale MacKenzie, Joshua Seedsman, Kathryn Cumner, Maridol Torres and Tahnee MacKenzie. Each of your personal dedication and commitment to helping others in the community is inspirational and I am grateful for all that you do.




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۞ 21st of December: Green Belt Grading at the Dundowran Hall. Well done to Gary Hampton and Cody Moras who will have this opportunity to grade.

۞ 23rd of December: The Integrated Academy Christmas BBQ & Award Presentations. The location is at the Esa Park area on the Point Vernon esplanade (about 100metres past the Gables area). The gathering will commence at 11am. Please bring a chair or picnic blanket to sit on.

۞ The final class for 2017 at the Dundowran Hall will be on Thursday the 21st of December. The final classes at the Integrated Wellbeing Centre in Pialba will be on Friday the 22nd of December and also the Burrum Heads Hall on Friday 22nd of December

۞ Our classes will re-commence in 2018 from Monday the 8th of January. We extend our heartfelt best wishes to your family throughout the Christmas and New Year transition. Please feel welcome to come to our Christmas BBQ on the 23rd of December (see details above).

* OTHER NOTES OF INTEREST *

۞ We have a webpage for the Integrated Martial Arts Wellbeing Centre ! The page also includes a downloadable and printable class timetable. www.IntegratedAcademy.com/WellbeingCentre


۞ Integral Health And Harmony sessions continue to be available!
Please see info flyer below
Contact Maridol on 0404797222 or 41287891 for more info.

There is also a webpage available at the following link: www.integratedacademy.com/IntegralHealth


۞ Maridol's book "Unveiling The Soul - A Journey Into Light" has now been published by the Balboa Press company!

The book consists of 140 pages of soulful poetry and artwork.
An excellent promo video has recently been created.


There is more info about Maridol's book at the following link: Balboa Press: "Unveiling The Soul"

۞ The webpage for the new enhanced edition of the “Inspiration For Life’s Journey” book has been updated. The books are available at each of Integrated Martial Arts training centre's and for anyone who doesn't live near Hervey Bay it is available to purchase online. There is also a PDF file available for anyone interested. If you would like a copy of the book in either format just let me know. The following link provides the purchase options and more details about the book: www.integratedacademy.com/InspirationForLifesJourney  
There is also a Facebook page that each week or so I put a new inspirational affirmation, artwork or poetry page taken from within the book or other sources. www.facebook.com/InspirationForLifesJourney


Message Of Inspiration

”Every day we have the golden opportunity to grow, to learn and to
surround ourselves with the kind of people who inspire us towards excellence.”

~ Excerpt from page 34 of the new enhanced edition of "Inspiration For Life's Journey"


۞ Thank you once again for your continual support and participation within the Integrated Academy.

May you continue to be uplifted and empowered through Inner Strength, Courage, Truth and Love.


With the Light of Friendship, Harmony and Appreciation,

From Michael )))...

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