Yoga and the paradox of life

Yoga and the Paradox of Life

These are indeed challenging times we are living in and the practice of Yoga can help us overcome these. For some it feels like we are in our darkest hour before the dawn and yet some are already living in the light. It may be just our perception but we have attracted into our lives everything we […]

How children can beat depression

Five types of exercise that beat depression in children

We like to think that children (and teens) are content and playful. But they are as likely to suffer from depression as any adult. In fact, experts say depression affects 20% of our population at some point in their lives. And it can be debilitating for kids. Symptoms include a persistent sad or anxious mood; […]

This is a picture of a woman doing aerial yoga

Arial Yoga; Fad or fantastic?

Aerial Yoga – or also known as anti-gravity yoga – is a workout that was invented by a former gymnast and Broadway choreographer, Christopher Harrison. This anti-gravity Yoga gives you a total-body workout something between the feeling of being in a circus but still doing Yoga. It is so much fun! What to expect when you trying […]

Meditation musts

How to get the most out of your meditation practice

What a lot of people forget is that the vast collection of over 84 classic Yoga poses and their variations were traditionally practised with the sole purpose of finding comfort for extended periods of seated meditation. Meditation is an invaluable tool used to centre, calm and focus the mind, relieve stress and anxiety. Even just 10 […]

Calorie-burning exercises

3 Calorie-burning exercises

Let’s face it: we’ve all fallen into the trap of reaching for the phone and ordering a take-away pizza or hamburger. But what we don’t think of – when we’re placing that all-important order – is how long it will take to work off what we’ve just eaten? What are the best calorie-burning exercises? Before […]

The benefits of Yoga

Benefits of Yoga

The word “Yoga” originates from the Sanskrit word “Yuj”, which means to unite or assimilate the spirit with the physical body. Looking at the history of this ancient exercise form, we learn that it developed between fifth and sixth centuries BC, and the first records of Yoga practice can be found among the Buddhist Nikayas: It […]

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