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Academy Newsletter
Written on the 12th of October 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.

۞ 25th of August: The official opening and launch of the new Youth Support Centre located in Pialba (beside the “Rock Off” building on Main Street). The Integrated Academy continues to work in co-operation with many of the other community and youth programs in the community.


۞ 29th of August: Transition 2 Success. This was session #2 of the T2S program facilitated at the Integrated Martial Arts Wellbeing Centre. It is an honour to be involved in such a well-structured youth support program within the Hervey Bay community.

۞ 30th of August: Youth Empowerment Program at Hervey Bay PCYC. This was the final part of an 8-week program which included the Integrated Self-Development module provided through our Integrated Development Academy. Well done to each of the YEP participants and youth support workers involved.

۞ 2nd of September: Thank you and well done to each and every student of the Integrated Development Academy who participated in the Martial Arts demo at the Torbanlea School Fete. 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.




۞ 21st of September: This was an empowering Integrated Academy session at the Dundowran hall, coinciding with the 2017 International Day of Peace. Much appreciation to everyone who joined in with our World Peace meditation, your kindness and generosity of the heart is deeply valued and respected. May peace and love be the energy that flows through your hearts and minds and may it continue to touch all those around you... and May Peace Prevail on Earth... Om Shanti & Namasté ☮


۞ 23rd of September: The Integrated Martial Arts & Development Academy was involved in the “Recreation 4 Recovery” event held at the Hervey Bay Community Centre. Much respect and appreciation to Sarah Ann from Australia Red Cross and everyone else involved in organising such a positive event within the community.


۞ 26th of September: Session # 6 of the Transition 2 Success (T2S) 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.

۞ 8th of October: Maryborough Masters Games – 5km. Thank you to the Fraser Coast Runners & Walkers Club for putting on a great event located in Anzac Park, Maryborough.  It was a well organised event and everyone was very friendly and welcoming. Well done to Angie and Maridol who joined with me as part of the Integrated Martial Arts team, and thank you also to Tristan Lane for being involved, we all had a great experience.

۞ 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.







۞ 3rd of November: Integrated Martial Arts Demo at the Yarrilee School Fete. A team is currently in preparation to perform a demonstration during this upcoming school fete. More specific info will be released leading up to the event.

۞ 16th of November: Blue Belt Grading at the Dundowran Hall. This will be a great opportunity for students of the Integrated Academy who are stepping forward on their personal path of self-development.

۞ 25th of November: “Ignite the Fight 22” event at the Fortitude Boxing Gym in Brisbane. This will be a great event to look forward to as we have another Integrated Martial Arts team member Locky Nugent stepping up to the challenge. This will be Locky’s first Muay Thai fight experience and there will be many Hervey Bay friends and family in full support.  

۞ 3rd of December: This will be the date of our annual Exercise-athon event which will take place at the Integrated Martial Arts Wellbeing Centre in Pialba. More info and participation forms will be provided leading up to the event.

۞ 14th of December: Green Belt Grading at the Dundowran Hall.


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

۞ 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:

۞ 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:  
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.

Message Of Inspiration

”At times we must release ourselves from the many pressures of society,

and allow our hearts and minds to bathe in the preciousness of the moment."
~ Excerpt from page 33 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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Contact: Michael Green- Home Phone: 4128 7891 or 040 299 2074


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