Nov/Dec newsletter: new clothing and mat bags; reader Dru Dance offer; and Yoga as Transformation

Yoga Abode



New: organic, fairly traded yoga clothing


strappy yoga topIt's been a busy time for the YA team as we expand our popular shop. We are delighted to announce we are now stocking a fabulous range of yoga clothing from ethical clothing pioneers, Gossypium. You'll find funky strappy tops for a dynamic practice, comfy, stylish yoga pants, and simple, practical leggings - all made with organic and fairtrade cotton. Click here to browse.






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Finding a practical, well made, funky and ethically produced yoga mat bag can be a tall order. We have done the leg-work for you - and are thrilled to now be offering a fun range of mat bags, sourced directly from a small supplier in India. The bags cost £16 and make a fantastic Christmas present for a keen yogi. Click here to see the range.





Coming up: YA's new food section


food as medicine

Food is one of the joys of living, and, according to yogia and ayurvedic philosophy, vital to our daily health. We are, quite literally, what we eat. Our brand new food section features vegetarian and ayurvedic recipes, articles about food and diet, and tips about what's new in the world of healthy food and drink.






New section: Yoga as Transformation


hannah nunnNo matter where you are, yoga is loaded with the potential to change lives for the better. Our new column, Yoga as Transformation, features people whose lives have been profoundly changed by their yoga practice. First up: Hannah Nunn, founder of Radiance Lighting, and a keen yogi, shown here. Click here to read her story.







Reader offer: Dru Yoga Dance Weekend


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YA readers booking a Dru Yoga Dance weekend before December 31 are entitled to a second place at half price. The weekend, which will cost £260 for one person - so the second in a pair goes for £130 - takes place in Snowdonia from February 25-28. Click here for more details and to book.



Asana of the Month

Yoga Travel

Writer and yoga teacher Sarah Dawson re-discovers contentment at Portugese retreat centre, Vale de Moses.


Mindfulneses author & coach Shamash Alidina explains the importance of switching from 'doing' to 'being'.