Once thought as the seat of emotions and intelligence, the heart has always been a recurring topic of discussion in the search for a better understanding of the body. Here nutritionist and yogi Elisa Pineda looks at the foods we can eat for maximum heart health.
New Year’s Resolutions, remember those? By the end of January, we’re a month into the year already, approaching the point where good intentions might be starting to ebb. So here’s how the yogic practice of tapas, the yogic ethos of ‘fiery cleansing’, can re-energise your efforts to bring your aspirations to fruition, and invigorate you, inside out.
Eating seasonally in the winter is important for your health and the environment. During this winter season nature produces food that contains the exact nutrients that your body requires for this time. By listening to what your body needs and eating accordingly, you will be able to protect yourself against the lethargy that often comes with winter.
Poppy Pickles recalls her introduction to yoga through antenatal yoga, and reflects that the lessons she learnt then are still useful in her practice today. From the beginnings of getting to know her body from the inside out, to the practical implications post-pregnancy, many lessons can be learned from pregnancy yoga.