Are there benefits to an ice bath? It’s a common practice among athletes or fitness enthusiasts to take a plunge in ice water after a rigorous workout or a big game. It is also known as Cold Water Immersion (CWI) or cryotherapy. It is used to recuperate faster from intense training sessions and reduce muscleLearn more →
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Is Holotropic Breathing Dangerous? Breathing seems like a simple act that you do almost unconsciously. So, you may wonder why you need to worry about how you breathe if it happens without any effort on your part. Well, our breathing is connected to every action and emotion in your life so when you are stressed,Learn more →
Crystals are growing in popularity as a healing tool, particularly when used on the seven main chakras of the human body, aligned down the spine. Spiritual healers connect a wide array of conditions and ailments to the chakras and consider disease to be a side-effect of blocked chakras. Using crystals linked to these specific chakrasLearn more →
As a way to connect to your inner self and the world around you, very few things can beat a visit to an energy vortex. With strong links to ley lines, these intersections of energy and tranquillity be found on both famous and relatively unknown sites. These sites have called to humanity for centuries, asLearn more →
A cacao ceremony is perfect for someone wanting to experience and grow through shamanic ritual without the often intense experience associated with Ayahuasca. Usually a relaxed, tranquil experience, the cacao ceremony is used to open the heart spiritually through the intense raw cacao beverage, paving the way to self-love and healing.
During this time of great transition, a yoga retreat can provide a pause to rest. A pause to reflect. A pause to remember the exquisite existence this life truly can be. Life can feel heavy. Transitions can be hard. Even beautiful times bring stress and anxiety. Taking a moment for oneself will always be worthLearn more →
Studies have shown that in addition to lowering blood sugar levels, yoga can also improve sleep quality, help manage anxiety and depression symptoms, decrease fatigue during cancer treatment, and even relieve pain from arthritis or fibromyalgia. Do you know someone with diabetes? Yoga could be an easy solution for them. Yoga is an ancient andLearn more →
We sleep in order to rejuvenate and recharge for the next day. Without enough sleep, we can become irritable, unfocused, and less productive at work or school. A lack of sleep has also been linked with heart disease, diabetes, obesity, depression and more. Indeed, we need to sleep in order to function properly, but it’sLearn more →
Are you looking for beginner-friendly yoga poses for two people? Partner yoga is an exciting way of bonding two people together through play, movement, touch, breath and trust. It enhances intimacy and stronger communication between partners. Whether you do it with a lover, friend or family member, yoga is certain to enhance your strength, stabilityLearn more →
Standing yoga poses are great for posture correction, balance improvement, and other therapeutic benefits. Performing standing poses regularly enhances blood circulation, particularly in the head and legs, which helps reduce the risk of developing conditions such as cervical pain, vein thrombosis, hyperextended knee, asthma, runner knee, heart attack, anxiety and cardiac arrest. Some poses strengthenLearn more →