WHAT’S HOT – JANUARY

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Reset Your Bodyclock

An excellent product that integrates the best features of Lumie’s wake-up lights with a brilliant aromatherapy function, that helps you wake up refreshed to a ‘sunrise’ essential oil such as uplifting lemon, and go to sleep relaxed with a ‘sunset’ oil like lavender. Wake up lights that get brighter during the last 30 minutes of sleep have been proven to stimulate hormones that help us get up and go, whilst resetting the body’s natural rhythms to help you wake up feeling brighter and refreshed. The Bodyclock Iris also features adjustable time settings for sunset and sunrise, a continuous or intermittent mist diffusion, a choice of alarms, nightlight and snooze functions. Highly recommended.

£160. Available from John Lewis and Amazon, and a 30-day home trial through lumie.com

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Natural Wellness

Ovivo is a delicious olive leaf infusion that contains hydroxytyrosol, one of nature’s most potent antioxidants and up to 30 beneficial plant compounds and phytochemicals found in the Mediterranean diet, in one handy, concentrated dose. Made from 100 per cent organic ingredients, including freshly picked Italian olive leaves, soothing calendula, grape and lemon juice and spring water. Each 500ml bottle delivers seven days of natural wellness in 70ml shots that can be drunk neat or mixed with fruit juice or smoothies.

£13.99. Available from selected Boots stores, Wholefoods, Holland & Barrett and independent health stores. ovivowellness.com

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A Revolution For The Knees

nee-ji, the knee guru is the new innovative safe knee support for yoga and meditation. Whether a stiff knee is preventing the perfect Lotus or ligament damage is stopping the Sleeping Hero posture, the nee-ji will help support your knee. It sits behind the knee joint in the fold (popliteal crease) of the knee; the knee is then flexed gently to achieve certain poses which are held in a static posture that allows continuous pressure behind the knee. An excellent device!

Available as a pack of two in a handy drawstring carry bag. £9.99 nee-ji.com

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Revive Your Soul

Hailing from New York, Kirtan Soul Revival have performed at major festivals including BhaktiFest and Wanderlust and have worked with some of the premier kirtan artists including Krishna Das and Prema Hara. This is their first full-length album – an excellent offering that effortlessly blends guitar-driven funk, soul-stirring vocals and three-part harmonies with Sanskrit mantras, chanting and devotional music from eclectic traditions. KSR brings a power of harmony and fusion of Eastern and Western sounds to inspire positivity and love.

Here For Love by Kirtan Soul Revival $15.

Available from iTunes and CD Baby – kirtansoulrevival.com

GET A GRIP TOWELS

Get A Grip

An integral piece of kit for yogis on the go, the Get a Grip yoga / mat towel is soft and super-absorbent, that wicks away moisture as you sweat, ensuring you don’t slip in Hot yoga classes. With a smooth towel finish on one side and non-toxic silicon dots on the other that keeps the towel firmly in place on the mat or floor, or use with the dots facing up for extra grip for your hands and feet.  At just 750gs, this is an extremely lightweight towel that can be folded up and taken anywhere. It’s also machine washable and available in rainbow of colours.

£24.00 Available from sweatstudios.co.uk / 0190 673811

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Fantastic Fish Formulas

The range of Equazen eye q® products are a highly convenient way of getting your daily intake of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids that play a vital role in almost every part of our bodies, including the brain. Available in a selection of formats and flavours, the range includes ‘Mind 50+’ for adults which also contains B vitamins, Zinc and Magnesium to support normal cognitive function and functioning of the nervous system; ‘Family’ that’s suitable for ages 5 and over to support brain functioning and ‘Children’s Liquid Vanilla’ – an easy way to give your children a balanced intake of Omega-3 and Omega-6.

Prices start from £8.16. Available from Boots, Holland & Barrett and independent health stores. equazen.co.uk

DETOX PATCH IT

A Sole Detox

An ideal way to give yourself a home detox especially after those Christmas celebrations! Detox Patch-it is a simple plaster-style detox system that works effortlessly overnight to support the body’s natural detoxification processes. Just place one patch on the sole of each food before bedtime, and toxins will be drawn out through the feet. Using double distilled mandarin wood vinegar, mineral crystals and green tea for its antioxidant effects; the pads stimulate key reflexology points to help improve circulation and complexion, whilst energising and reviving. An ideal way to give yourself a home detox especially after those Christmas celebrations!

£29.99 for 20 patches / £9.99 6 patches. Available from Holland & Barrett and naturesdream.co.uk

CHILLY'S BOTTLES

Keeping It Cool…And Hot!

Chilly’s Bottles are a revolutionary new reusable water bottle, built using double wall vacuum insulation, meaning they will keep cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours, and hot drinks hot for up to 18 hours. They’re stylish and environmentally friendly, and due to their size you’ll want to take your Chilly’s Bottle with you everywhere. It’s perfect for school, picnics, day trips, holidays, and for those Hot yoga classes! £18.00 Available from sweatstudios.co.uk / 0190 673811

UNOCO

UNOCO

UNOCO is a delicious new coconut water that’s 100 per cent raw and natural, and unlike other coconut water drinks, it’s also 100 per cent unheated, unsweetened and unchanged. The water is harvested from young green coconuts growing wild on islands in the Philippines where they are enriched by minerals in the soil and air. UNOCO uses a revolutionary high pressure processing (HPP) to retrain its nutrition, taste and aroma, which is also responsible for its unique pink colour. UNOCO is naturally low calorie, fat and cholesterol free and contains no additives. Yummy!

£1.99 – £2.39. Available from Waitrose, Whole Foods Market, Planet Organic, EAT and independent health and natural food stores. unocodrinks.com

Sarasvati Dreams

A Musical Dream

Prepare to journey on this dreamy bhakti-glistening new album from adored musical artists Jaya Lakshmi and Ananda. Produced in collaboration with noted cellist and multi-instrumentalist Hans Christian of Rasa and the Guru Ganesha Band, these melodic, acoustic pieces bridge meditation music and kirtan and express the artists’ personal experiences with the deities of Hinduism. The album runs well over 100-minutes, making it ideal for yoga and meditation practice or just chilling at home.

Saraswati Dreams by Jaya Lakshmi & Ananda (Sounds True) $11.38 CD, $8.92 Download. soundstrue.com

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