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6 Surprising Signs You May be Experiencing Burnout

Tiredness and exhaustion are signs your body is running on empty and once we spot these signals, we need to consider a solution, to avoid a crash or burnout. Just last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) recognised burnout as an official syndrome stemming from chronic workplace stress. While the conversation is currently about ‘workplace’ burnout,

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Changing Times for Yoga as the practice experiences rapid growth

People often ask me if I notice changes in the yoga scene now, from when I started teaching in 2008. And the answer is ‘absolutely’. Here are just 5 things of many, I observe. Yoga is no longer considered the slightly ‘left of centre’ practice it once was. Back in 2008, we were still considered

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It’s only Yoga…Breathe and Smile

Something I say sometimes in class, is ‘It’s only Yoga….Smile and Breathe’. Now before I have die-hard yogis pouncing on me, reminding me of how truly special and unique this time-honoured practice is, it’s not my intention to be disrespectful to the practice. Rather, these words help remind students to bring an air of lightness,

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5 great reasons to go on a fitness holiday

My measure of a great holiday is this; Coming home, feeling revived with a renewed pep in my step. Sounds simple, but sadly, it doesn’t always work out the way we planned..what with delayed flights, lost baggage and the apartment that didn’t quite measure up to the picture on the website. These things can naturally

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Nourishing your body properly

The latest buzz about a particular food is bound to make a yogi smile, because many of the foods ‘of the moment’, have featured in the diet of a yogi for countless years.  In a yoga inspired kitchen, you’ll find nut butters, herbs, spices, herbal teas and in the fridge,  kale, spinach, carrots, and beetroot,

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