If you haven’t already experienced the soothing powers of yoga firsthand, there’s ample evidence to support adding the practice to your pain-fighting arsenal. Neck pain Meditation may be the answer to easing recurring or chronic neck pain, a 2o15 study in The Journal of Pain 
suggests. Researchers found that a majority of study 
participants who […]

Balancing Act

This issue’s cover model Amy Ippoliti shows us how to move from Supta Padangusthasana to Ardha Chandra Chapasana.  We give you a sneak peak here, you can find the whole practice in the latest issue. Supta 
Padangusthasana Supta = Reclining · Pada = Foot 
Angusta = Big toe · Asana = Pose Reclining Hand-to-Big Toe […]

Spine Support

There’s a tool at your local Bunnings that can be the perfect yoga prop to support a strong and healthy back—especially if you suffer from pain or other issues. By Alison West Decades ago my Iyengar teacher brought out short wooden dowels as props for Salamba Sirsasana (Supported Headstand). That immediately sparked my interest in […]

Craving Carbs? Indulge in this Yummy Vegetarian pasta

Strawberry–Tomato–Mozzarella pasta salad serves 6 A delicious blend of tangy tomatoes, sweet berries, and a savory sauce hit all the right flavour notes.  300g    quinoa pasta 2/3   cup 2-percent plain Greek yogurt 3       tbsp apple cider vinegar 2       tbsp poppy seeds 1       tbsp olive oil ½      tsp garlic salt ½ […]

Buddhists Induce Near Death

near-death buddhist

As we know, near-death experiences can create a completely fresh perspective on one’s life, propelling us into deeper levels of self-awareness and evolution. But did you know that it’s possible to create this same mental experience without having to almost die? A recent study, published in Mindfulness, suggests that Buddhist meditators can willfully induce near-death experiences, enjoying the […]

Finally, the day we’ve all been waiting for…

When yoga and Artificial Intelligence combine so we don’t need to leave our cozy homes to reap the rewards of a timeless tradition. Smart activewear company, Pivot Yoga, has launched a set of leggings and a shirt featuring motion technology that, when combined with an app, allows yogis to see and correct their alignment. With […]