If inflammation determines our biological age, and if yoga helps to control unnecessary inflammation, could yoga also help to keep us young?
What is the comment that most yoga teachers hear when they talk about the benefits of yoga? Oh, yoga is … More
The June issue of the mind–body adventure was shipped last week, and yes, it features two cats. Subscribe now and … More
This question (or a more polite variant of it) recently came up in the pranayama teacher training I’ve been doing. I think we can all agree, it’s a valid question. It’s not that there isn’t research on yoga – this is starting to change – but a lot of what is out there is just not great. Here are three reasons why.
Digital health can be a beautiful way to deliver the tools we all need to take a more active role in our health and wellbeing. So what happens when you combine it with yoga practices? The perfect recipe for self-care and empowerment, apparently.
She’s everyone’s favourite nerve. She’s the vagus nerve, the main parasympathetic nerve, one that brings balance in times of stress. And yoga practices are her friend.
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What is the most overused, overdiscussed topic in yoga philosophy? It’s ahimsa. It’s doing no harm. It’s compassion and kindness. It’s self-compassion and being a better friend to yourself.
If you were to ask me what was the one thing I learned in the past year that blew my … More
My favourites in health and wellness in April: yoga science stories, a cute tool to keep you well at work, a delicious yoga nidra, and more…
I’m biased of course. I’ve been practising yoga for more than 10 years. I teach yoga. I write about yoga. … More
Last year I attended breathing school. You would have thought that after 38 years of being alive I would know … More
I want to be a catsoft, strong, supple yoga nidrasana in my sleeppaw behind my head, scratch my eardragonfly my resting … More
You may have noticed that I haven’t written in a while. A few weeks ago I had a family emergency … More
As part of my plan to try and work out my yoga teaching shit this year, I joined a mentoring … More
I’m going to admit, I’ve been struggling to find both brain power and motivation to do any reading that requires … More
Use behavioural science tool to help form yoga (and other healthy) habits.
Anyone who knows me will know that I love books. I was (and still am) the weird kid whose face … More
Here’s an interesting question: how much of the benefit of yoga on our mental health and our immunity is due … More
Could yoga and other mind-body practices help during the pandemic?