Demystifying meditation

Are you stressed at work? Are you anxious? Do you wake up in the middle of the night replaying past stories with an overactive mind? Do you worry about the smallest things that may or may not happen? I don’t see meditation as a fix but instead a vehicle to slow down and check in…

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…

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…

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…

Iron(Wo)Man Marathon #1

A yogi’s practice, fuel and food for the body and soul Namaste everyone, I am planning a half iron man for the first time and I thought it would be interesting to share how I am training, what I am eating – from a vegetarian and yogin point of view -, and what I wear to…

Video: Nadi Shodana Pranayama

As part of the sleeping series, this breathing exercise helps to calm the mind and release fears and anxiety before going to bed. This exercise is all about equilibrium, as it balances each side of the nostrils, the brain and the body. From a physical point of view, it unblocks the sinuses – as you can…

Sleep and Yoga: How does it work?

I get a lot of feedback from most students saying “some days I can sleep and others I just wake up and cannot go back to sleep”… When I ask them why, the answer is ‘I am stressed or I feel hot or I don’t know why’. Usually sleeping well is a combination of several factors: physical fatigue,…

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