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How yoga can help your intimate life

Guest post by Emily Apple.

Yoga practice offers you many different benefits. It’s a surefire way to improve your flexibility, breathing, and build muscle strength. Through yoga, you can perfect your posture, lose weight, and improve on your circulation. All of which are extremely necessary as you grow older. And when your age begins to creep […]

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Feeling burned out? You’re not alone

Heads Up has some great resources and tips if you find yourself becoming overwhelmed or burned out at any time.

As the nature of work changes over time, we’re taking more work and stress home. As a consequence, many of us increasingly feel like we are struggling to keep up with the demands of our jobs. […]

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Breathe. Exhale. Repeat. The benefits of controlled breathing

It seems science is finally showing evidence of the benefits of breathing on our mind and body – something yogis and buddhists have knows for thousands of years. In yoga we call it pranayama; meaning breath control. There are many different types of pranayama that may be practiced in yoga. 

If I am feeling stressed, I will practice breathing […]

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Mood boost – yoga to calm your mind

I came across this article from www.psychologies.co.uk and it outlines some great simple but effective yoga poses for beginners. Great for improving your mood, deepening your breath and moving your spine safely. 

Originally, yoga postures were designed to be active preparation for meditation. In modern life, these qualities help relieve the pressures of modern life. Many of us […]

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Relaxed in the office with yoga

Article from: www.huffingtonpost.ca

I work from home, and have laptops on desks or tables throughout my home. The worst case scenario is that I am slouched, half-laying on the couch with my laptop balanced on my knees for 10 plus hours a day.

Recently, I spoke with Rachel Scott, Director of Teacher Development at YYoga. Rachel shared her […]

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5 poses to relieve lower back pain from sitting

My posture has definitely improved since ditching my desk job.

This doesn’t mean that as an office worker you can’t have great posture nor prevent lower back, neck and shoulder issues. This article from www.doyouyoga.com has some great tips as well as 5 key yoga postures which you can practice at home.

Maintaining good posture can be […]

Why workplace yoga is the new black

This article first appeared on www.zenyogastrap.com

Today, unique company benefits are quickly becoming the norm. Many employees no longer see these benefits as luxuries offered only at cutting-edge companies – they expect them and might even see them as the deciding factor in choosing which company to work for. Among a plethora of employee benefits like […]

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3 Yoga poses to counter the Monday blues

This article first appeared on www.doyouyoga.com

The weekend’s over and it’s back to the daily grind. Monday has come to symbolize a return to the dull, the boring, the tedious. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Many people try to psyche themselves up for the day (and week) ahead with coffee, but why not try […]

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Ditch the (end of daylight saving) doldrums

So we all enjoyed an extra hour in bed last weekend. I don’t about you but my Sunday seemed to wonderfully drag on for ages – I squeezed in a dog walk, brunch, shopping, drinks, dinner and a movie! As it was a warm sunny day, it didn’t feel like I was entering the dark doldrums […]

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Don’t lose your summer body this winter

Guest post by Emily Apple

Have you ever spent time down at the beach during the winter months? If you’ve answered no then you are in the majority. However, in countries like South Africa or Australia, you don’t have to hole yourself up indoors as our winters are fairly mild in comparison to Europe or America. […]