A war-torn country where 90% of people struggle with some form of untreated PTSD from the war, including depression and anxiety, according to French humanitarian Amandine Roche, founder of the Amanuddin Foundation, which brings yoga and meditation to the people of Afghanistan.
Yoga and mindfulness offer tools for people to use as they work through their suffering. In spite of the poverty, intense inequality, and the aftermath of war.
In 2016, the first yoga centre, established and managed by a group of Afghan women, opened in Kabul...
We're excited to showcase the best of yoga from around the world in this new photo series! 📷
We'll be posting our favourite photo from each country A-Z every day. .
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🌍 Yoga: A gift from India to the World
Holiday season is just around the corner, bringing that “Christmassy” feeling and many cherishing moments with family, friends, and loved ones. Smell the cinnamon and orange, listen for sleigh bells in the snow and get stabbed in the toes by a million pine needles! It’s going to be a lot of fun!
In a couple of weeks we'll have forgotten about all those hours at the shops zig-zagging around pavements, deciding who’s to be your third person in your 3 for 2s and the declarations of being completely in control, only to forget the cranberry sauce twice!
We have entered a new era of the Yoga class. With growing popularity comes an ever expanding diversity in the types of classes offered. No longer is the paradoxical ‘Express Yoga’ the new tactic of studios to get the business suit whipped off and into lycra. We have some new challengers in our midst. The dawn of the themed yoga class is upon us.
And leading the way, in it’s usual ‘move over, here comes the future’ attitude, is technology in the form of virtual reality. Yes, VR is being wheeled back out, like Sir Cliff at Christmas, for...