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Yogi’s Guide: the Sacroiliac Joint

Yogi's Guide: the Sacroiliac Joint

The Sacroiliac Joint, commonly known as the SIJ, is a wondrous thing. We have two of them.  They are the joints that connect our legs to our spine. They are incredibly stable but can also move in all directions. They house the shortest ligament in the body and they are a really common, but often overlooked, cause of back and leg pain. Here’s what every yogi needs to know about how to love your SIJ’s. (more…)

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Change Your Diet in 21 Days

Change Your Diet in 21 Days
Change Your Diet in 21 Days
Image Credit: Eli DeFaria via Flickr.

Good dietary habits can revolutionize the way we eat and have an impact in our health and quality of life. But why is it so hard to keep them up and what do we need to form them? Think of a dietary habit that you would like to form. Maybe you want to eat more fruits and vegs? Or perhaps quit having an extra biscuit with your tea? (more…)

Yogic Recipe: World’s BEST Kimchi

Yogic Recipe: World's BEST Kimchi
Yogic Recipe: World's BEST Kimchi
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If you’ve never tried to make Kimchie, or you’ve made it a thousand times, this recipe is easy, delicious and compliments every dish imaginable. The ginger stimulates the secretion of stomach acids and therefore aids digestion. The lacto-fermentation process produces various strains of probiotic bacteria that promote gut health. (more…)

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‘The Wound is the Place Where the Light Enters’

‘The Wound is the Place Where the Light Enters’

The yoga of finding joy in the midst of suffering.

The capacity to feel joy is a gift we all possess. You only need hear a baby laugh to know that the ability to be joyful is a natural and innate thing. But, life being life, we all inevitably go through periods where we can lose touch with it, or worse, feel like we’ve forgotten how to feel joyful at all. Suffering is not something we can avoid as humans. (more…)