Tag: stress relief
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 www.36alive.com, a blog I co founded this year with daily posts on living well and feeling alive. His…
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 body…
‘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 this…