As a holistic nutritionist, I am often asked what the healthiest foods are, what I think people ‘should’ eat, and what my ‘insider’ tips and tricks are for living a long, healthy life. My answer is always that it is very important for you, the individual, to create a diet and lifestyle that works for your specific physical needs — a diet that fits into your specific work/play lifestyle, and that includes the kinds of food you love to eat. I believe that the joy of eating is something that should never be missing from your plate, and I also believe that the foods that feel amazing in your body, and taste amazing on your tongue can, and should, be the same foods. All that [...]
Chocolate and cannabis are so wonderful that even the mention of both in a sentence is enough to make one giggle. Scientific proof is mounting that both chocolate and cannabis contain healing properties. Their dance is well-known to many, who may have fond memories of gorging through a pan of pot brownies. Indeed, these two super foods are magical but as David Wolfe explains below there is plenty of science that answers ‘how’ and ‘why’ they work so well as medicine.
In the town that I currently live in, I really can’t walk down the street without seeing at least one yoga studio. On top of that, every single yoga studio is a heated studio, meaning that all classes are done in a heated room with a temperature range from around 90 degrees to 117 degrees. Click to read more.
We all know that yoga does a body (and a mind) good. But up until recently, no one could really say with any degree of certainty why—or even how—it improves conditions as varied as depression and anxiety, diabetes, chronic pain, and even epilepsy. Click to read more.
The vagus nerve is a multi-branched network of neurotransmitters that stretches from the brain stem down throughout the neck, thorax and into the abdomen.
Perhaps this is the path where we have to trust that things will just fall into place — almost as if they’re meant to. Let go and open up, and give life a chance to surprise you.
The psoas major muscle (pronounced “so-as”) is often referred to as the deepest core, or as yoga therapist and film-maker Danielle Olson states, the “muscle of the soul.”
Yoga is a low-cost, helpful tool that can have a positive impact on children.
Santosha offers yoga classes that will build your fitness, strength and flexibility – leaving you feeling energised and full of life. A new branch will now be opening in the Waterkloof/Hazelwood area in Pretoria (near The Club shopping centre).
If you’ve always wanted to find out more about yoga now is your chance to come to the BEGINNERS WORKSHOP: