Post workout relaxation ideas

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So we’ve all been there you complete a killer workout, and then suddenly the endorphins wear off, and you need something to ease those achy muscles. Well here are a few things that I have found help me out after a hardcore Pilates session.

Walking

Post-workout I like to walk to a metro or bus stop that’s 10/15 min further away, as I feel I need ...

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Wellness tips!

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We all have lotions, potions and mantras that we swear by to help us get through a stressful day and my Soul Care Sessions partner Jane Moscardini just wanted to share her top wellness tips with you, so I’ll hand over to Jane!

1 – Do what makes you feel good! 

We can often get bogged down with everyday life tasks and chores, and we forget what makes us tick. So for me, I LOVE to dance, the dancing that you do ...

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3 Recipes with True Nopal Cactus Water

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3 Recipes with True Nopal Cactus Water 

We all know that coconut water is often the go-to-drink for post-Pilates and yoga sessions, but Cactus water is hot on its heels and is set to revolutionise the market!

With 50% fewer calories and sugar content than coconut water plus the added benefit of it containing taurine an amino acid that our bodies naturally create. It is also full of antioxidants, and one of the antioxidants are called betalains, and they help to add lustre to ...

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Yoga Quotes

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To describe yoga can be a hard task many times. What is yoga? Why do we do asanas? What does it mean to live in peace and stillness? And what is love? We let our great teachers, authors and philosophers and spiritual leaders describe it for us.

What is yoga?

Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.

The Bhagavad Ghita

Yoga is not a religion. Yoga is a science, a science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of ...

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Meet The Teacher – Rachel Metcalf

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Rachel Metcalf 

During 2006, I was in search of something which would keep me fit and mind healthy and that’s when I experienced my very first yoga class. Unknown to me would that day be the start of something bright, inspiring and electrifying.
That first step on the mat wasn’t the easiest but my mind was continually captured by the precise instructions, the fluidity of movement, the physical and mental challenges of balance, strength and flexibility which motivated me more to ...

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Cultivate The Greatest Love Of All ~ With Yourself…

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“We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small doesn’t serve the world. There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you.

We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let ...

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The Breath…

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Pranayama is the 4th limb of yoga after the Yamas, Niyamas and the Asana. “Prana” is “vital energy” in the body and it represents the pranic energy responsible for life or life force. “Ayama” means control. Pranayama is often referred to as “breath control” and it goes hand in hand with your practice on the mat. Whether it is during the asana sequence or at the beginning or end of it. There are countless Pranayamas with different objectives: to cool ...

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The Art of Self-Discipline

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Few words in the English language spark the same heady mix of youthful enthusiasm, stubborn rebellion, and a vague sense of “should-be-doing-better” guilt like self-discipline.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had my own (not-exactly-positive) associations with self-discipline, and I wish there was another word to describe this quality that wasn’t quite so… off-putting.

But here we are.

Self-discipline is helpful. It enables us to get stuff done. It helps to build our self-esteem (actions aligned with principled goals = higher self-esteem). Depending on where ...

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January Inspiration

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Please enjoy our  monthly round up of ‘Savvy Sources’ that have inspired us on our path to wellness. Grab a cup of tea, or a green juice, sit by the fire and immerse yourself in an uplifting read.

Books

The Motivation Manifesto: 9 Declarations to Claim Your Personal Power by Brendon Burchard https://www.amazon.co.uk/Motivation-Manifesto-Declarations-Claim-Personal/dp/1401948073

Happy: The Journal by Fern Cotton https://www.amazon.co.uk/Happy-Finding-every-letting-perfect/dp/1409175073/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1515505647&sr=1-2&keywords=happy+fearne+cotton

Articles:

Crafting an at-home retreat:http://kaylahollatz.com/search?q=at+home+retreat

10 Ways to get More Done: https://www.tonyrobbins.com/productivity-performance/10-ways-to-get-more-done/

Podcasts:

Untangle:https://www.meditationstudioapp.com/untangle

Optimal Living Daily: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/optimal-living-daily-personal-development-productivity/id1067688314?mt=2

Films:

I am not your Guru – ...

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5 Motivational Techniques That Will Get You Back On Your Mat

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There are going to be days where your yoga practice feels like flying. Where you are chomping at the bit to get on your mat all day at work, or when you rise from your slumber and immediately make your way to your mat for some sacred breath and movement.

There are also going to be days when the last thing you want to do is get on your mat and move. It could be that you are feeling a little ...

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