“In nature, nothing exists alone.”
— Rachel Carson, 1962
Happy 49th Earth Day! I think we can all agree the Earth is worth celebrating- its gives us the air we breathe, the water we drink and the energy to live our best lives. But unfortunately Earth Day is not just a celebration of the joys of Mother Nature, it is a call for awareness and action.
Celebrated every year on Aprill 22, Earth Day is now observed in 192 countries, and coordinated by the non-profit Earth Day Network. According to the founder Dennis Hayes Earth Day is now “the largest secular holiday in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people every year.”
Earth day has achieved some pretty cool things: For the 40th anniversary of Earth Day in 2010, the network behind the celebration launched a campaign to plant one billion trees, a target that was achieved in 2012! This year though it is all about protecting our species.
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New to yoga? Here’s everything you need to know
Are you ready for your first yoga class? Feeling a bit nervous and excited at the same time? I promise you, it is normal to feel like this! We all have been there, its a little bit like the first day at school. I don’t know about you, but I always have loads of questions; where is the changing room, what class should I do, who will be my teacher??? It can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to. Let me take you around the Sadhana studio and hopefully answer all your questions.
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The History of Yoga
Yoga means union (to unite), the union of the mind and body. The union of life within, the yoga of life with others. And you may hear many other meanings and defintions about this fantastic practice, way of life and word. Yoga has been around for almost 5000 years, and what a journey it’s been… Continue reading “The History of Yoga”
Yoga for Anxiety and Stress
The mental health benefits of a regular Yoga practice
Yoga is often practised for its physical benefits. It helps you improve flexibility, builds muscle strength, increases joint mobility and balance, to mention a few. Did you know that foremost, yoga is a science of wellness that strives for physical well being and the union of mind and body? Continue reading “Yoga for Anxiety & Stress”
Sadhana Vinyasa Teacher Training 2018
This year marks our first ever Vinyasa Teacher Training (TT), and what an amazing journey it has been so far. Speaking to the trainees and trainers, we have received so much fantastic feedback and it’s another amazing chapter at Sadhana Wellbeing. To understand more, our Marketing Executive, Gemma, spoke with Suraj Ghumra.
Suraj has been practicing yoga and writing for Sadhana for almost 3 years now. He started his yoga journey almost 7 years ago, and we hope you enjoy his insight on the TT:
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