In backbends, we come face-to-face with the boundaries of our flexibility, patience, and equanimity. But learning to practice within our limitations, instead of struggling against them can make back bending an exercise in self-acceptance.  Using the breath to control the depth and apex of a...

We hope that you have enjoyed the blogs that we have written this months on Men's health.  We have covered Mindful Drinking, Staying Hydrated, Skincare, and One on One Yoga. Men's health is very close to my own heart, given that my own Father passed away from...

When I first started teaching Yoga privately, I took for granted that I would be spending much of my professional life in Hampstead Garden Suburbs, teaching the wives of the wealthy.  However, nothing could have been further from the truth. Over the years, as much as...

Every November, the world celebrates Mens Health Month. This is a time to bring awareness to health issues that affect men disproportionately and focuses on getting men to become aware of problems they may have or could develop, and gain the courage to do something...

Twists to help gut health   Twisting poses, which I discuss in detail in my new book Mind Body Cleanse, when combined with the breath, teach the importance of a healthy spine and inner body. The action of a twist squeezes and ushes the pelvic and abdominal...

Studies have shown that exercise is good for your heart, for building lean muscle, for improving metabolism, and for balancing your mood and lowering stress hormones. New research has shown that for many, exercise simply means going to the gym for 45 minutes three times a...

It is true to say that the benefits of Intermittent fasting (IF) are probably the worst kept secrets in the wellness world.  Few can doubt IF’s capacity to manage weight, give more energy, and clear up brain fog.   In recent years Intermittent fasting diets have exploded in popularity...

Welcome to the season of Keats’ mists and mellow fruitfulness… At this time of year, when the light and the dark make up equal parts of the day, and as the weather gets cooler, we begin to draw energy inwardly. In Ayurvedic terms, autumn is the season where Vata is predominant,...

“Life is a constant readjustment. It’s whether you readjust consciously that makes all the difference.”   This week its National Work Life Week and it is an opportunity for both employers and employees to focus on well-being at work and work-life balance. Employers can use the week...

Getting men to identify with yoga has long been a challenge in this country. It doesn't matter that yoga, since its beginnings in India thousands of years ago, has mainly been taught and studied by men. Sure enough, the first thing many men notice on entering...