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,…

The Secret About Teaching Yoga

This is the beginning of a series of posts to help you to launch and develop your personal brand as a Yoga, Fitness instructor, Wellbeing influencer, or any field you want to leave your footprint. These insider tips will guide you through making a choice and establishing yourself based on an honest and down to earth…

Oh, honey!

Honey is sweet in so many ways… Here are 12 facts you want to hear about it. Sometimes referred to as “liquid gold”, its many health benefits and a deep cultural resonance, it’s not hard to see why. Honey is as old as written history, dating back to 2100 B.C. where it was mentioned in…

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…

The Power of Visualisation

Lately we have been hearing a lot about visualisation and law of attraction. Many famous people like Will Smith and high level athletes use it to achieve their dreams. I try to apply it through the ancient yoga sutra principles of meditation and mind control. If you see yourself truly in your dream then your mind consciously…

Detox Yoga class for Sweaty Betty

Hey everyone, Around here we’ve been sweating off the winter blues with lots of yoga, stretching, plenty of water and exercise! This last weekend Dipa taught a Detox Yoga sequence for Sweaty Betty in Chiswick, and the cloudy Saturday morning didn’t prevent the students to come and enjoy a cleansing yoga class and some treats. Amazingly enough it became a beautiful sunny afternoon afterwards…   If…