Month: July 2018

looxa yoga notebooks

Looxa Notebooks

27 July 2018 | 0 Comments

The lovely people at Looxa got in touch with me recently and I was gifted a couple of their yoga notebooks. There’s a set of four to choose from: yin yoga, vinyasa yoga, ashtanga yoga primary series and ashtanga yoga intermediate series. So something for everyone. Recycled Made from recycled…

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Samskaras: Time for a Shake Up?

20 July 2018 | 2 Comments

As the school summer holidays are now upon us and I can kiss goodbye to any routine I might profess to have, I thought this might be the perfect opportunity to look at samskaras. As a creature of habit, I love a routine and the knowledge of what I’ll be…

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Twist and Shout: Twists in yoga for back health

13 July 2018 | 4 Comments

It might seem obvious, but sometimes the obvious needs stating. Twists in yoga are one of the best things you can do for your spinal health and mobility. By gently rotating the spine and stretching the muscles along it, twisting postures help maintain and can even improve upon the spine’s…

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Banana Bread: Gluten-Free

06 July 2018 | 2 Comments

With the start of Wimbledon this week and a bunch of bananas rapidly browning on my worktop I thought this could only mean one thing (bear with me here). For, as any even vaguely attentive fan must be aware at this point (given the tendency of the BBC commentators to…

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