yoga

Smart Clothes that are Good for Your Health and Wealth

No matter your age, gender, or fitness level, we all have one choice to face every single day: whether to wear clothes or to get arrested for indecent exposure. This is why smart clothes could be wearables for everyone that are genuinely good for your health = wealth. Slipping on a smart t-shirt or hooking on a smart bra in the morning doesn’t require any extra effort. We don’t even have to change our behavior to suit the tech. ... Read More...

Can Yoga and Psychedelics Improve Your Mental Health?

Americans saw yoga and psychedelic drugs as equally valid routes to spiritual fulfillment and mental health. As the San Francisco Oracle put it in 1965: “Yoga and psychedelics. Different means, same end.”  Supple bodies were related to healthy minds. Many felt that tripping out and artful poses led to new perspectives.... Read More...

How to Gain Body Confidence Through Yoga Practice

With the little strip of carpet between my bedroom wall and the end of my bed, I began my home yoga practice guided by YouTube videos and the reflection of myself in the floor-to-ceiling mirror of my closet. At first, I watched myself in the mirror as I moved through the poses because I wanted to make sure I was ‘doing it right.’ I wanted to perfect my poses so they could look as graceful as my yoga instructor on YouTube.... Read More...

4 Awesome Yoga Poses to Give Your Mind an Extra Boost

Yoga is the ancient practice of connecting mind, breath, and body in order to discover true health and wellbeing. Yoga is deeply profound, all-powerful approach to living. Even though yoga dates back around 2,600 years, it is more prominent now than ever, and there are good reasons for that; Arguably, yoga is unlike anything else you will have ever tried before! There is no need for expensive equipment or special skills. It's simply about you discovering calmer, more joyful self.... Read More...

How to Find a Perfect Soulmate in Unexpected Places

And by "soulmate" we mean soul mat.This is an interview with Natalia Klimova – an aspiring yoga teacher that traveled the world and found her peace by relentlessly unfolding her yoga mat. Here's what she has shared with us. Natalia, tell us about yourself. Where do you currently live & how it is different from where you’ve lived before?... Read More...

The Importance of Embracing the In-Between Moments

If eternal bliss; total peace and contentment; were as easy as sitting down to one or two meditation practices, I think the secret would be out by now, and we’d all be in Nirvana. But it’s not; it’s a practice. And most of the things that matter to us in life are just that – a practice..!... Read More...

How Yoga Taught Me to Embrace Change Slowly

Regardless of what our transitions look or feel like, one thing is for certain —they're an inevitable part of the process. It's natural to want to skip ahead to the next chapter, but by doing so, we're ultimately depriving ourselves of the opportunity to enjoy the present and appreciate the transition...... Read More...

5 Ways to Balance Your Body and Your Life

Being in balance isn’t about restriction or holding back. It’s about aligning with the greatest source of power in our lives. From a state of internal balance, we can create a life that feels super-charged with passion, purpose, and vitality. I’ve learned some powerful practices for bringing our bodies and our lives into balance. Along the way I made some big mistakes. For the details on these and five of the best ways to balance your body and your life, read on.... Read More...

4 Helpful Tips to Get Back into Yoga After Taking a Break

In my entire life I have never met a yogi who wouldn't take a break from his practice. There comes a point in time when even the most amazing relationships hit a pause. Naturally we go on hiatus and mingle with other issues. I took a break from my yoga practice and wasn't sure if I would ever return to yoga. Sure enough my yoga mat was gathering dust under the bed for months! But then, something had changed which led me back into my yoga practise...... Read More...

Why Clinical Pilates Really Has Your Back

For those suffering from spinal conditions, Clinical Pilates can avoid the potentially harmful effects of a general class and provide a great introduction to the correct exercises and movement patterns. Working as a physiotherapist for the last ten years, I’ve used a range of Pilates techniques with my patients. For those suffering from spinal pain, it can provide great results, but only when utilised correctly. Pilates is not a one size fits all intervention for back pain, and can easily make symptoms worse with the wrong exercises. Despite this, Pilates classes are generally packed with students following a set routine, with little opportunity for instructors to tailor individual programmes.... Read More...

3 Things You Need to Know About Yoga

I've been practising yoga for more than 10 years. Nevertheless, the understanding of yoga kicked in not until recently, about 4 years ago. Naturally it came out of observations I made during countless yoga classes. And this is what I found out and what I'm working on ever since...... Read More...

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