Dear YOGA Magazine Readers, Welcome to the May issue, This month we take a look at the yoga of Savasana, the Corpse pose, a wonderful restorative asana that can be the most profound part of our yoga practice, and there are some expert tips for getting the best out of the pose. We also feature some wonderful ideas covering ev-erything from food and nourishment to emotional work to help you live an empowered life, and with the rise of stress in today’s modern society, we in-clude five of the best postures to lower stress levels and relax both the mind and body. Our guest teacher this month Ciara Roberts, guides us through three poses for before a soothing Yin yoga sequence designed to move you into stillness. Plus there’s yoga therapy for IBS and optimising di-gestion; a profile of Buddhist reformer Nichiren Di-ashonin, and eating and psychology coach Mel Wells shows how we can heal our relationship with food for spiritual and personal growth. I hope you enjoy reading the magazine and I look for-ward to meeting with you next month.