Detox notebook: Yoga and rest

The more I have progressed along the path of my yoga journey, the more I have come to value rest as an essential component in my regular yoga practice. This value is constantly negotiated in relation to a range of other important factors. I am a naturally motivated person who enjoys challenging myself. I am also … Continue reading Detox notebook: Yoga and rest

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Yoga Detox Getaway at Brookdale Health Hydro 8 – 14 Jan 2017

I am absolutely brimming with excitement and gratitude: I will be hosting a Yoga Detox Getaway at Brookdale Health Hydro from 8 - 14 January 2017! Brookdale is an immensely beautiful, luxurious and quality health hydro and spa in the KZN Midlands, South Africa. Its set on the most glorious property with plenty of natural, … Continue reading Yoga Detox Getaway at Brookdale Health Hydro 8 – 14 Jan 2017

Understanding our contemporary ‘detox drivers’

Across health/wellness industry media platforms there are reminders, tips, recipes, warnings, in-depth studies and dire diagnoses regarding detoxification. I often overhear people saying things like, “I had such a big weekend. I really need to detox”. Frequently in my yoga classes and through online platforms I get asked questions about detox. There are numerous potions, … Continue reading Understanding our contemporary ‘detox drivers’

10 Minutes Yoga Sequence to Invigorate a Desk-bound Day

There is frequently discussion on media platforms about the long-term health risks of work-related stress. There is a related, but distinct, risk that is not as comprehensively considered: sitting. Sedentary lifestyles are the trademark pattern of contemporary capitalist society. We are increasingly seeking out ways to minimise movement and effort. Our jobs are becoming more … Continue reading 10 Minutes Yoga Sequence to Invigorate a Desk-bound Day