How to hygge this autumn

According to the World happiness Report, Denmark is in the top ranking position of the happiest country. Hygge, pronounced “hoo-gah” is the Danish word for ‘ a sense of wellbeing and cosiness’ i.e  making a cosy, convivial atmosphere.  Getting hygge can help you feel happier because you will feel centered, calm, and fulfilled.  Hygge is…

My top 5 tips to start your day with intention

Here are five ways you could begin your morning on a positive, nourishing note. Try one, some or all of them whatever fits with your schedule. While your head is still on the pillow You know you need to get going but before you heave yourself out of bed take a moment to practice some…

How Can We Rewire the Mind?

This is a question from a lot of people who have been doing soul searching: how do we quiet the mind and free it? For me, the first point is to accept that we have unwanted/unnecessary thoughts. To do that we just observe the mind following the zen practice – just see what happens in…

Why Probiotics are Key for Well being and Mental Health

You may have heard incessenly about these substances, but not paying enough attention to their importance and difference it will make in your body. The Difference between Probiotics x Prebiotics   Probiotics are live microorganisms found in certain foods, specially fermented ones like the lactobacillus in yogurt, sauerkraut etc, that helps to improve and maintain…

The Aloe Vera Detox & Surprising Benefits for Gut Health

Used by the Egyptians as the ‘plant of immortality’, Aloe Vera has been an essential plant used in ancient medicine throughout the ages thanks to its healing and moisturising qualities for the skin, hair and body. We all benefit from the anti-inflammatory properties of Aloe, from rubbing the leaf against a sunburn or scar, or…

The Moon and its Influence over our Lives

The Full Moon officially rising this Friday is widely known for its power over the earth’s water, by empowering the tides thanks to the moon’s gravitational force. As the human body is constituted of more than 70% of water – it is no surprise, yet debatable by the sceptical ones, the influence of the moon phases…

3 Key Supplements for Optimal Health

Indeed, a good alimentation must always come first. And if you manage a well-balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables, you should be getting enough nutrients you need. Though it’s often forgotten the amount of vitamins actually absorbed in your diet, and when is the best time of day for your body to get them.

The Benefits of Yoga for Runners

After the success of the London Marathon last weekend, many athletes and amateurs gave their maximum to accomplish their goals; which may have caused many post training injuries… It is said by health coaches the pain runners feel doesn’t come from the running itself, but from imbalances running causes when not done properly. Yoga’s internal practice draws…

The Healing Power of Gong Meditation and Yoga

The gong is a sacred ancient instrument used for thousands of years as a way of healing, rejuvenation and transformation. It is considered a sound therapy ainding in relesing tensions and breaking up emotional blockages in the body. At Ganesh Grove Yoga Studio Katie and Michael lead a Restorative Yoga and Gong Meditation class: A unique blend of both therapeutic and…

4 Healthy Ways Vegetarians Get Protein

Some of the top benefits of being a vegetarian include healthy lifestyles and positive environmental impacts. Here at Yogamuni we believe that a vegetarian diet makes us feel our best from the inside out. If you’re considering becoming a vegetarian, but worry about supplying your body with the right amounts of protein, fear not. This…

A Beautiful Union: Yoga & Essential Oils

Imagine walking into your yoga class and a gorgeous aroma fills the candlelit room.  As you take your place at the top of your mat, ready to begin your practice, you centre yourself, you take the first inhale and begin to move, and the aroma starts to work its magic… Not only are the senses…

An Honest Approach on How to Choose Your Style of Yoga

Continuing the series of posts about pursuing your heart’s desire, whether you’re looking to deepen your practice, shifting between styles or even considering taking a teacher’s training program; it can be daunting to choose between the many yoga styles and teaching methods. When searching for yoga classes you may come across many types: Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga,…