Hot-off-the-press study compared yoga, CBT and stress education for the treatment of anxiety (and gets slightly misreported by media) – who will win?
Yoga may have benefits for those at risk of cardiovascular disease and those who have already experienced a major cardiovascular episode. This is a plain language summary of an academic article that puts forward the evidence.
Does yoga nidra help with chronic pain? The evidence is weak and inconclusive, although combined with yoga it might have a beneficial effect
Does yoga nidra help with our menstruation challenges? The evidence seems to suggest that it does indeed, likely by reducing stress and bringing back hormonal balance.
I’ve had a revelation over the past week. I signed up to a yoga nidra teacher training, mainly out of … More
If you’ve ever been to one of my yin yoga classes, you’ll know that I love to read poetry as … More
The most common piece of advice that I have been asked for since lockdown began is “which yoga mat should I buy?”. Over the years, I’ve done a lot of research, rejected, tried and bought a lot of mats. This is my list of the best mats out there: Liforme, EcoYoga, Jade Voyager, YogiBare, Manduka Eko, YogaStudio
New study showing that yoga helps to reduce depressive symptoms in a range of mental health condition
All knitters know what I’m talking about. After spending hours on your latest project (usually with little or no breaks), you can really feel it in the wrists and shoulders. I put together a short yoga sequence that really targets these areas and aims not to just stretch them to release tension, but also to strengthen them…
Ok, so you’ve picked the pattern for your yoga leggings and now you need to find the fabric to make them from. The fabric can really make or break your leggings…
Are you a yogi who sews? Or a sewist who enjoys yoga? Then its time to combine your two hobbies and make your own leggings. A review of my favourite patterns and other patterns to consider.
I am ashamed. As a trained scientist, I should know to question, research and challenge things that I am told, … More