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Marilyn Monroe the Secret Yogi

Marilyn Monroe the Secret Yogi

With Marilyn Monroe’s famous ‘Happy Birthday, Mr President’ dress selling for a record $4.8 million today, we look back on an icon known for her glamorous modelling shoots and movie career. Yet, it was her less publicised fondness of yoga and it’s philosophies that let us gain a greater insight into the person she really was.

At a time when women were discouraged from lifting a finger, let alone a dumbbell, she was an earlier adopter of strength training and allegedly made 10 minutes of weight lifting part of her morning ritual. 

She was pictured doing moves like boat pose...


Why the FIRST 20 Minutes of Your Day are the Most Important

The first 20 minutes of each day your brain is operating at 10.5 wave cycles per second, strictly an unconscious mind zone.

What you do can affect your whole day, so the trick is to start your day positive and with focus, motivation and desire.

We love this 10-15 minute morning flow sequence by Jennifer Jarrett, which leaves you with that extra 5 minutes to jump in the shower or indulge in the snooze button.

Try this tomorrow and let us know how you feel!

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Yoga For Starters Infographic

New to yoga? Having trouble choosing what style to begin with?

Here is a useful infographic to help you decide.

We'd love to hear about your chosen style and how you are enjoying it.

Drop us a comment below.

Namaste.

 

Yoga For Starters