Springtime Self Care | Pt. 4: Cold Shower Therapy + Sauna Stress Relief

So last Saturday, I spent the day at a workshop with Wim Hof – the ‘superhuman’, super friendly and incredibly inspiring ‘Ice Man’ from the Netherlands. If you’re not familiar with Wim Hof, check out #36alive 100 on http://www.36alive.com, a blog I co founded this year with daily posts on living well and feeling alive. HisContinue reading “Springtime Self Care | Pt. 4: Cold Shower Therapy + Sauna Stress Relief”

Practice: Reverse Warrior

Also known as ‘sun warrior’ and ‘peaceful warrior’ this variation on the traditional virabhadrasana 2 gives a welcome opening to the sides of the body – notably the serratus anterior which we engage a lot during chatturangas and vinyasas, and the intercostal muscles which surround the ribs, helping to expand and open the upper bodyContinue reading “Practice: Reverse Warrior”

‘Hooked’ On Yoga?

  When I speak with those who I’ve either introduced yoga to, or who have recently started a yoga practice, I often hear the same expression: ‘I’m hooked on yoga!’. While it’s not surprising – given the huge physical, mental and emotional benefits yoga helps us to realise, there’s a wonder as to why thisContinue reading “‘Hooked’ On Yoga?”