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…

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,…

Turmeric, The Golden Spice

Aka The Golden Goddess in India, this remarkable spice stands truthfully to its rising popularity among the western part of the world. Research after research has just been proving why the main ingredient in curry plays such a big role not only in Indian cuisine but also as a medicinal herb in Ayurveda. Above ginger, garlic, cinnamon and ginseng, turmeric is…

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