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The Nutritional Content of the Rainbow

There are many reasons to add colour to your plate, not least of which is because it just makes your food look more appetising! Doctors and nutritionists recommend a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in a healthy diet, and #EatTheRainbow is one of the most popular hashtags on yogi social media! To delve deeper into this phenomenon, we’ve split up the colours of the rainbow into articles...

YogaLondon Blog Departments

In the time we’ve been writing, we’ve had a huge range of writers writing on an incredible range of topics. How to make sense of all the content we’ve been creating for you? By sorting them into departments of course! See a list of our completed columns below and check back for new ones to be added!
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The Eight Limbs of Yoga

Many people associate the word ‘yoga’ with photos of young, beautiful models contorting themselves into impossible poses on the cover of some magazine or in a Lululemon shop window — but that’s actually a bit of a misnomer. Asana practice, as physical yoga postures are rightly called, is just one of the Eight Limbs of Yoga as outlined in the Yoga Sutras by the ancient sage...

The User’s Guide to the Chakras

The chakras are one of the technologies of Tantra Yoga used to achieve harmony and balance in one’s life. A chakra is an intersection between to nadis: energetic pathways through which the life energy prana flows. The seven major chakras are usually represented by a column of seven coloured symbols (or yantras) aligned along the spine. By paying attention to these various energetic centers...

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