What Are Endorphins   Endorphin is a combination of the words "endogenou" (produced within the body) and "morphine". Endorphins are endogenous opioids released from the pituitary gland that are believed to mediate analgesia (pain relief), induce euphoria, and play a role in the reward system in the gut-brain...

  The Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskara) is a great dynamic morning sequence. The Sun Salutation is an important building block in yoga as it combines a number of key poses. For the first Sun Salutation of the day, take a few extra breaths in each pose to...

  A vegan diet involves eating only food products made from plants and avoiding animal products. Animal products are important sources of protein, non-saturated fats, iron, vitamins, and minerals.   A vegan diet will need to find alternative sources for these nutrients. The reasons for following a vegan diet...

  The Dry January campaign has been running since 2012 and is becoming exponentially more popular year on year. Dry January is the annual movement through which millions of people give up alcohol for the month of January. Statistically, those in full-time employment are the most likely...

After a full day filming Mind Body Cleanse sequences from my book, I got to shoot this piece about the 12DAYS cleanse to camera.  Although, I've been a guest on QVC shopping with the 12DAYS programme, presenting is a skill that is seriously under rated! https://youtu.be/sd1r9pgtW_8   I...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PclvkB5OnVg This twist and core sequence improves digestion and strengthens the abdomen, hip flexors and the spine. This wonderful twist, Half Lord of the Fish (Ardha Matsyendrasana) stimulates the digestive fire in the belly and increases your appetite. The pose massages the liver and kidneys and stretches your...

During holiday season it’s easy to over-consume the wrong foods, including rich and fatty foods high in salt, and confectionery foods that are high in sugar, and of course alcohol.  Even our Founder revels at this time of year!  This Three Day Cleanse helps you to...

https://youtu.be/XxnP2zsbBdQ Bharadvaja’s Twist   This gentle twist is a tonic for the spine and the abdominal organs. Step-by-step technique   Sit on the floor and swing your legs to the left. Lay your feet on the floor outside your left hip, with your left ankleresting in the right arch. Make...

There are many different types of poses that you can practice to help with your digestion that can be found in my book Mind Body Cleanse.  Twists are quite remarkable because they not only massage, tone and rejuvenate your abdominal organs and promote digestion and...