Wed 20 June, 2012

From 'doing' to 'being'

In his highly recommended book, Mindfulness for Dummies, mindfulness coach Shamash Alidina emphasises the importance of actively switching from a busy 'doing' mode, to a more present state of 'being'.


Tue 23 March, 2010

Living with mindfulness

The concept of 'mindfulness' is becoming increasingly well known in the west, recognised as a powerful tool to counter anxiety and depression. Yet everyone can benefit from living with awareness, finds Lucia Cockcroft.


Mon 8 February, 2010

Bodies and Minds in Yoga: a response to 'Yoga Body'

Mark Singleton's new book Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice questions some long-held assumptions about the origins of modern asana practice.

Wed 6 August, 2008

Shatkarma: yoga cleansing techniques

To most of us in the West, the ancient yoga cleansing techniques seem alien and a little scary. But they are an important part of the yoga tradition. Fitness First yoga expert Ashok Naik talks us through the six main forms.

Tue 15 April, 2008

Sarah Powers: Insight Yoga

Sarah Powers' teaching draws on an inspirational blend of yin, yang and Buddhist teachings. Lucia Cockcroft caught up with her after a workshop at London's Triyoga.



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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'.