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By Frauke Behrens As a Kundalini Yoga Teacher, I know from my own practice and from working with our incredible Azulfit guests, how much yoga can offer a simple and accessible way to promote health and well-being on both a physical and spiritual level. These benefits are already known to improve the health of many people, not least[...]↣ READ MORE

As someone involved in wellbeing, I should definitely tell you that true contentment is discovered in being truly present in the moment. The power of now. However, to give your ‘now’ a little perspective it is certainly sensible to take a moment to look into the past, and also to prepare for the future. Sometimes it’s[...]↣ READ MORE

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

The Art of Learning Yoga.

By Valentina Parmigiani ‘I love teaching, I am just in love with the idea of giving what I’ve received. That’s the reason why I go back to study and practise with my Master. At this time I am in New Zealand, practicing Ashtanga yoga and Vinyasa Krama with Matthew Sweeney. Every time I am in[...]↣ READ MORE

Fitness Yoga and Relaxation Retreat

Ever found yourself wanting to sneak out at the end of a yoga class when the teacher announces “it’s time for Savasana!”. Thinking you’ve got somewhere else to be? The yoga is done now thank you very much, I’ll leave you to it. But no! Don’t leave! The best part is just about to come.[...]↣ READ MORE

Hydrating green juice

Its 3PM and the afternoon slump is starting to slow you down. For some of us, that means feeling irritable, or perhaps having dry skin or dark circles under the eyes. In many cases this dip can also arrive with headaches. Simply curling up under the desk is not an option and more caffeine is not a[...]↣ READ MORE

International Yoga Day

As I came up from the Tube, it was the first thing I saw … a yoga mat. A pink yoga mat, carefully rolled up and strung across a woman’s back as she walked with purpose across the road. Then I noticed a second one and a third … and I realised as I looked around at[...]↣ READ MORE

Suffering from allergies is common when we have excess ama (a build up of toxins) in our bodies. This can aggravate kapha (one of the ayurvedic doshas, which makes up our bodily constitution) leading to imbalance and causing allergies and excess mucus. You can balance allergies with Ayurveda using some of the tips below. How[...]↣ READ MORE

Pay It Forward

The 30th of April will be International ‘Pay It Forward’ Day, a day of random acts of kindness and events set to highlight some of the good work thats being done globally for all the worthy causes out there. As yogis and spiritual people, we should certainly see this as an opportunity to show the[...]↣ READ MORE

Practice with love.

Ah, yoga! What does it all really mean? Today the concept of yoga has experienced such exponential growth, that it is no longer a growing phenomenon, but a common practice within our popular culture. Yoga is happening everywhere, in everything. Big corporate hotel brands are enlisting the much desired high heeled arm balances of famous yogis[...]↣ READ MORE