Face Yoga: The Anti-Aging Workout For Your Face

Yoga practice has made its name the world over for its health and beauty benefits for mind and body. But what about your face? Hot yoga might drench your brow, and goat yoga might make you smile, but are we missing a trick by not paying our faces much attention during practice? Face Yoga has been making a name for itself as an alternative anti-aging beauty treatment for some time. It involves...

goodbye summer food, hello autumn food!

The Fall Equinox came and went, and now cooler temperatures and less sunlight are the reality. As we move into Autumn, these seven fruits and veggies will give your health a boost and keep colds at bay! Rutabaga Rutabaga is a type of root vegetable and a cross between a turnip and a cabbage. Some classify it as part of the ‘ugly root vegetables’ but you’d be surprised at its nutrient and...

Autumn Yoga Workshops in London

  Autumn has come early this year. The conkers are falling, the heating is on and this morning there was even a very light frost on the car. Instead of hoping it will just go away so that summer can come back for a last hurrah, it may be time to just embrace Autumn! Autumn is a transitional season, which takes us from the relaxing warmth of summer to the crisp cold of winter. Transitions can...

The gender imbalance in yoga…

The number of men practising yoga is growing. According to the 2016 Yoga in America Study by Yoga Journal and the Yoga Alliance, of those practising yoga in America, 28 percent are men. Though that may not sound very high, it’s up significantly from the mere 17.8 percentage of men identified in the 2012 edition of the same study. But while the male yoga population is slowly growing, some feel...

6 Ways to Practice Yoga On Your Family

  Yoga is not just a physical practice, it is an 8 step programme to enlightenment. While we often think of yoga as something we do as an individual, it can help us in all aspects of our lives, including how to parent and how to deal with our own parents. Here are 6 ways that the yogic principles of yama and niyama can help.     Ahimsa – Non-violence Ahimsa is the first of...

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