Dear YOGA Magazine readers,
February is a lovely month and although not derived from yoga, Valentine’s Day is a very special event in the calendar for many people. The 14th of February is associated with love, passion, romance and relationships and I hope that this month of love is a wonderful one for you. In the Indian sub-continent the celebration of love is embedded in the very foundation of its culture and disciplines such as Tantra yoga and this is encouraged the whole year through.
Martin Gill’s exclusive feature on anti-ageing yoga posturesand how to keep yourself looking and feeling youthful is perfect for anyone wanting to look their optimum best for Valentines day and beyond. Rosie Miles explores how getting away on a retreat is a perfect antidote for the stresses and strains of modern life and it’s a reminder that getting ‘away’ to a blissful place may just be the ideal gift for you and your loved ones. Amisha Ghadiali explores Karma yoga and this Valentine’s Day you could make it special by doing some selfless service and giving back to the community. There’s lots more packed in this month’s magazine, including a special interview with Madonna’s former vocalist and dancer Danna De Lory about her new devotional music album. Forget strawberries and cream this Valentine’s (or keep that) but also stack up on jujube fruit instead. This fruit is packed with antioxidants to keep you looking young, fresh and healthy. Helen Wang reveals the secrets of this special super fruit and shares some delicious recipes as well that you can share with your loved ones. That’s not all – Lucia Giovanni shows us the eight superfoods we should be eating for happiness, good health and vitality, and Rachel Cruickshank takes us through some practical yoga asanas and sets you through your paces with an exclusive Chandrra Namaskar (Moon Salutation) workout.
Happy Valentine’s and best wishes – may you blessed with light and love.