Namaste has become a bit of a worldwide phenomenon — even outside of the yoga world it has been coined as a fashionable phrase. I have friends who wear namaste t-shirts who have never done yoga, I see people using the namaste emoji at the end of a long message or when something good happens – namaste has worked its way out of the yoga studio and into popular culture. (more…)
Many people are attracted to yoga by its physicality rather than its spirituality. Teaching some simple deep breathing techniques is a great way to introduce pranayama to novice yogis.
Keen yogi and former Radio 1 presenter, Fearne Cotton regularly practises yoga with her children, four-year-old Rex, and two-year-old Honey. In addition to frequently posting snaps of them having fun on the mat together, she has called for yoga to be put on the school curriculum to help improve children’s wellbeing. (more…)
Do you ever find your yoga practice slipping away from what your instincts tell you is yoga? Are you rushing to class in a frenzy, or feeling like practice is yet another thing to tick off the to-do list? If that feels familiar, chances are you might be in need of a little self-care. (more…)
Neophilia is the love of the new. It’s not so much focused on love for brand-new, straight-out-of-the-box things, but much more on the seeking out of new experiences. (more…)