Reflexology to calm the mind and restore the body

Welcome to the first guest post on the Yogipod journal! This week we are joined by the lovely Georgie Hawes from Retreat 4 Your Feet who is going to guide us through the most beautiful …

Music that hits your soul

Music in a yoga class? Yay or nay? It’s a personal choice but I must admit I am really missing teaching to a playlist right now, feeling that collective energy rise as the tempo does …

Rishikesh – life on the Ganges

If you’re into yoga and enjoy travelling then I’m sure Rishikesh is on your radar. A city in the Uttarakhand area of India, Rishikesh is considered by many as the home of yoga. It has …

Eye Pillows – not just for savasana

Eye pillows, something you never knew you needed until you found yourself with one. We all know they are great across the eyes and great for savasana but what else can you use one for? …

Coping at home

Ok, first a disclaimer I am not in any way saying I am the perfect model of coping right now. It is definitely up and down, a bit like an isolation rollercoaster! But having worked …

Reading yoga – my favourite yoga books

You may well find yourself with a little bit of extra time at the moment or maybe you’ve watched every single boxset on offer. However you’re feeling I know a lot of us are reaching …

Practicing yoga online

Sometimes life just gets in the way doesn’t it and we just can’t make it to our favourite yoga studio and usual class. So what to do when this happens? How about practicing yoga online? …

Ashram Life – what a typical day looks like

A day in the life of an ashram

ashram – noun – (especially in South Asia) a hermitage, monastic community, or other place of religious retreat. Staying in an ashram is hands down one of the best experiences I have ever had. For …