Understanding and managing stress is key to your well being.  Typically, your gut is unhappy because of stress. Research has shown that the stress response can alter the natural balance of healthy bacteria in your gut, causing the gut ecosystem to shift in favour of a...

  These days Yoga students needn’t venture much farther than their Yoga studio or wellness hub to discover the practice’s light shines in many directions. But across all the differing traditions housed under the yoga tree, the concept of detachment remains instrumental. Fasting, of any kind,...

  Almost everyone needs to help cleanse and rest their body from time to time. Some of us need to cleanse more frequently or work more continually to rebalance our body.   There are many types of cleanses that restore the body by helping to eliminate toxins, thereby...

  Are you caught up in a cycle of stress?  And are you feeling fatigued as a result? In backbends, we come face to face with the boundaries of our flexibility, patience and equanimity. But learning to practise within our limitations instead of struggling against them can...

Forward Bends can be wonderfully relaxing and make you feel pleasantly introspective. However, they can also strain or injure your lower back, especially if the backs of your legs are tight. So practise with caution. Learning to practise forward bends correctly means that you must pay...

  Kapalabhati is a breathing technique used specifically to promote cleansing. The intake of oxygen makes the blood richer and renews the body tissues, while great quantities of carbon dioxide are eliminated. Kapalabhati massages the internal organs, stimulates digestion and elimination and removes stale air and toxins...

This pose is good to try at the beginning, middle or end of a session to help you relax, rest, restore, reflect, observe change and counterpose. It helps you to come into the moment and promote inner focus and awareness. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bl3G-vlzkt8[/embed]   Step-by-step techniqueLeave plenty of space between...

  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...

  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...

Get the very latest Chris James Mind Body articles & offers straight to your inbox
Sign up now and join over 10,000 people who have joined our community. You will receive our news of our latest events & offers...
We respect your privacy.