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Yoga 101: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

Yoga 101: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

Yoga is a fascinating tradition that is steeped in both physical and mental benefits and, for many, is life changing. If you want to begin yoga and start a successful yoga practice, here is a complete step-by-step guide just for you!

Yoga Cyprus

Yoga Cyprus

With its beautiful subtropical Mediterranean climate, Cyprus is a wonderful island to experience and enjoy yoga alfresco all year round. Of course, sunrise and sunset sessions may be more favourable in the hot summer months but we think yoga at those times of day is even more magical.

Stretching for the Edge - Mike Taylor

Stretching for the Edge - Mike Taylor

Yoga can help anyone. Whether it be wıth mental or physical activities or both, stretching your body and focusing on movement in the moment can make you achieve super perception over your body. This is perfect for physical sports like unicycling where a lot of body parts are moving in conjunction with a lot of thoughts being calculated. 

Yoga Japan

Yoga Japan

 

Japan: The Land of the Rising Yoga Scene

It’s fair to say that Japan’s history of yoga is an interesting but blemished one: Accounts of alleged sexual misconduct of Bikram Choudhury and the terrorist activity of the religious cult Aum Shinrikyo have somewhat tainted and stalled the yoga scene in Japan.

Bikram Choudhury, an Indian yoga teacher and yoga champion, opened his first yoga studios outside of India in Japan in the 1970s. In the depths of Japan’s cold winters, he found himself shivering through his asanas and so added...


The Beautiful Synergy of Yoga and Skiing

The Beautiful Synergy of Yoga and Skiing

Sk-yoga anyone?

Being surrounded by a vast expanse of snow, breathing in crisp, clear air and viewing vistas as far as the eye can see can bring a huge sense of relaxation, peace, calmness and serenity. And, even amongst the adrenaline-fuelled winter sports available, the mountains act as a sanctuary for the mind.

But have you ever considered packing your travel yoga mat when heading for the slopes?