Sat 21 January, 2012

Restoring at Ayurveda Pura

Interest in all-things Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of health and wellbeing, has rocketed in the West. YA editor Lucia Cockcroft takes time out at London's Ayurveda Pura, for a revitalising Face Life Massage.

Mon 21 November, 2011

Winter Wellbeing: staying balanced with Ayurveda

The dark, cold Winter months can test our bodies and minds - yet there's plenty we can do to bolster our immune system and maximise the chance of staying healthy. Bristol-based yoga teacher and Ayurveda specialist Joanna Johnston offers some Winter Wellbeing tips.

Wed 2 March, 2011

Practical Ayurveda: springing into Spring

Spring is gently coming to life - and with it, a call for a subtle change in lifestyle as our bodies and minds adjust to a kinder environment. Our ayurvedic columnist Joanna Johnston elaborates.


Mon 18 October, 2010

Ayurveda and yoga for Autumn

With the arrival of Autumn, Vata dosha comes into prominence. Joanna Johnston, Ayurvedic specialist and yoga teacher, suggests some Ayurvedic tips for an Autumn yoga practice, and for living well as the nights draw in. 



Wed 4 August, 2010

Preconception care, Ayurveda style

Planning a family? The ancient Indian science of Ayurveda has plenty of nuggets of wisdom to optimise your chances of a healthy pregnancy, and child. Ayurveda expert Joanna Johnston tells more.


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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'.