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During my Yoga Teacher Training at Samahita, I joined one of the weekly activities that are complimentary at the retreat, and I enjoyed it very much. It was the trip to the neighboring, small island of Koh Tan. My favorite part of the trip was the snorkeling in the coral reef close to Koh Tan. Back at the timeRead MoreRead More
Not all fats are created equally, as we know. There are the good guys and the bad guys. Bad fats can indeed make you fat, not to mention bring on a host of other health problems - high cholesterol, risk of heart disease and inflammatory diseases, to name but a few.Read MoreRead More
These tiny black seeds are pretty incredible when you have a look at what they can do for us, from boosting energy to lowering cholesterol. Hereâs why you should consider adding chia to your dietâ¦ Nutrition: chia seeds are rich in protein, calcium, fiber and antioxidants, and for those essential omega 3âs they even beat fish oils and flax seeds. They are the highest plant source of omega 3 essential acids.Read MoreRead More
In the yoga tradition the relationship to food and eating is almost looked upon as something holy. We are eating to live and encourage life which involves a lot more than how many calories are in the meal, or nutrients.Yoga would say that even things like how the food is prepared, how we eat it and the condition of our mind as we eat, has an effect on how the food is able to support us and our health.Read MoreRead More
Who or what is Mysore? To begin with, Mysore (spelled like âmy soreâ, which sometimes gives cause to more or less funny remarks) is a town in the Indian state of Karnataka. It was in Mysore that Shri K. Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009), the most important propagator of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, led his Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute (AYRI), a place of pilgrimage for innumerable Yogis from all over the world.Read MoreRead More