This month, we catch up with yoga teacher and online sensation Esther Ekhart, who talks about her path to success, and we investigate why the number 108 is so significant in yoga and Vedic history.And as it’s the month of love, we provide some won- derful tips to help spice up your love life and improve your relationship through the five layers of being: physical, energetic, emotional, mental and spiritual.
Our series on pranayama looks at the vayus – forms of prana flow, and there’s a simple technique to help you focus on the journey of prana, and Swami Kailasanan- da continues with her enlightening mantra articles, this time looking at the power of mantra repetition, and there are tips on how to use your negativity to become more spiritually positive.
Guest teacher Amisha Ghadiali, takes us through the poses Sukhasana with Bhumisparsha Mudra (Easy pose with light touch on the earth), Vrksasana (Tree pose) and Savasana (Corpse pose) before a wonderful Heartful Warrior sequence to help you develop strength, courage and stamina.
Plus there’s our round of the top 10 UK yoga retreats; and we look at the importance of Svadhyaya (self- study) which part of the practice involves studying yogic texts to help you understand more about yoga, and Donna Noble explains why every body is a yoga body.
And don’t forget to enter our fantastic competition, where you can win 5-days at the first urban yoga re treat centre in the heart of the Barcelona, which includes Vinyasa and Yin yoga classes, meditation and breathwork sessions and personal coaching.
We hope you enjoy reading the magazine and look forward to meeting up with you next month.