4 Food Swaps Your Tummy Will Love

Jan 10, 2017 — by Rick Hay

There are some simple food swaps that you can make that are easy and quick! The ones that I have chosen will deliver more variety into your diet as well as help if you are looking to manage your weight into the new year. These swaps will help with nutrient intake and do not involve any exotic or hard to get ingredients.

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How Being a Mum is Practicing Yoga

Jan 9, 2017 — by Hermione Armitage

In 2016, I began my pilgrimage into motherhood. I gave birth not only to my son, but to myself as a mother, to my partner as a father, and to our new relationship together as parents. This felt like everything both falling perfectly into place and completely falling apart all at the same time.

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How to create a Sankalpa (The Yogis New Years Resolution)

Jan 4, 2017 — by Craig Norris

It's that time of year! Maybe you overindulged over the festive season and want to make changes this year. After reflection on the year that was, perhaps you didn't achieve everything you hoped to, or perhaps you are feeling a bit stuck and lacking motivation.

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4 Breakfast Recipes for a Nutrition-rich Morning

Jan 4, 2017 — by Rick Hay

The Year of You has officially begun! And it's the perfect time to start swapping some simple and delicious healthy recipes into your morning routine. Breakfast is the most important part of the day, with countless studies showing that how we fuel ourselves after our overnight fast plays a crucial role to how we perform mentally and physically throughout the day. 

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Backbending

Nov 14, 2016 — by Susanne-Katharina Reinelt

Whether you’re a new or advanced yogi, people tend to have a love-hate relationship with backbending because of the strong emotions they can bring up.  These feelings arise no matter whether you are flexible or stiff in your spine. If you are unfamiliar with the strength, stamina and flexibility needed for most backbending movements, it can be an emotional roller coaster.

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5 Yoga Fashion Trends We Love Right Now

Oct 6, 2016 — by Laura Feasey

Sport has long had a say on the catwalk, and this season yoga has been casting its feminine wiles all over the runway. From balletic bodysuits to strappy sports bras, here are some of the hottest yoga fashion trends for this season.

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The Most Common Mistakes in Headstand (And How to Avoid Them)

Sep 21, 2016 — by Greta Lai

Many people mistake headstand as being one of the “easiest” inversions to master, but to properly and safely get into (and stay!) in a headstand can be much more challenging than even a handstand!  

Here are some of the most common mistakes I see my students experience in handstand, and how to fix them:

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Yin & Yang Yoga: What is the right balance?

Sep 20, 2016 — by Patricia Creola

“Balance requires consciously honouring both the yin and yang energies of life. Yang is about change, movement, passion, climbing great heights, and accomplishing great deeds. Yin is about acceptance, allowing, stillness, enjoying the present moment and doing small everyday tasks as if they were great deeds.” - Bernie Clark

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5 simple stretches you can do at your desk

Sep 19, 2016 — by Rishin Paonaskar

Whether you work in an office or an art studio, in a car or a bus, or even in your own home, chances are you’re constantly sitting down.  You’re probably finding that after a long day at work, your hips and hamstrings are feeling tight, your arms and wrists are sore and your shoulders and neck are stiff. As you probably know all too well, sitting for long periods of time (especially when hunched over a laptop or steering wheel) can promote poor posture, circulation and mobility.   

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4 Ways to Practice Mindfulness (in your Everyday Life)

Sep 16, 2016 — by Charlie Merton

Try and remember the last time you were really present. 100% in-the-moment.  Perhaps it was a blissful moment playing with your child.  Maybe it was a few minutes during a run in the park or a flow on your yoga mat.  It could have been while you were lovingly preparing dinner for your family, or simply sitting the train watching the world go by.  

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