fitness

By Claire Evans ‘Yoga isn’t just about how long you can hold a pose, or if you can get your feet behind your head! In fact, of all the sutras, only 1 is about physical practice, the others are about the spiritual being and the mind. The mind has the power to create or destroy.[...]↣ READ MORE

This December and January, Simon de Burgh will be joining the team at Azul’s Lotus Yoga Lodge to run two special Wellbeing Bootcamps specially designed for both fitness and wellbeing. We find out more… 1. ‘Wellbeing’ and ‘bootcamp’ are two words you don’t often see together. What does the week consist of and how does[...]↣ READ MORE

Sore muscles? Jamie demonstrates a great way to give yourself a self-massage to release tight muscles. If you’re a runner, this is definitely one to watch… About the instructor: Jamie Isaac Jamie enjoys many aspects of the fitness and exercise profession, but his passion is Pilates (closely followed by surfing!) Jamie is currently teaching workshops all[...]↣ READ MORE

This quick clip contains a fantastically simple yet powerful exercise for your shoulders, arms and glutes. Retreat tip Remember the best results come when you focus on how you are doing the exercise, as opposed to simply focusing on getting it done and out of the way.

5 great exercises for the abs

In this week’s video Jamie gives you 5 quick and effective exercises for your abs. So even if your daily schedule is pretty full you can still squeeze in some exercise and move towards your goal of strong, toned abs. Have fun and let us know how you get on! – The Azul team