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- 01JanFelling Inspired With Ballet
Cape Town professional ballerina Laura Bosenberg is a principal dancer in the Cape Town City Ballet and the perfect person to inspire a fit and flexible body.
- 11OctYoga Retreat with Roxy LouwIn November 2014, when photographing Roxy for our November issue cover, I would never have guessed nearly four years later I'd be doing sun salutations in a wooden forest cabin with her as my yoga instructor.
- 11OctTuning Into Self AwarenessBringing a beautiful accessible spirit into the practice of yoga is the spritely and sparkly personality behind Chloe Guiherme. Organised, determined and yet softly yielding Chloe has the perfect sensibility to encourage any aspiring student. Having come from a corporate background, she's put yoga into an e-book, a retreat, practical online classes and a support function to boot. I recently attended one of her retreats and left with some amazing tips on how to meditate, a handful of nutrition pointers and a huge amount of inspiration.
- 11OctYoga, Movement & Pilates In JoziWe laud the art of movement in all its forms through six fabulous studios in Jozi. From yoga to Pilates, dance and barre, get your body into gear.
- 11OctFind Your Balance With Tai ChiWhat does exercise mean today? In an age of intense disciplines like Bikram, Cross Fit, boxing and Sweat1000 classes, one might feel exhausted just naming the discipline. Each decade seems to play host to a different approach, with aerobics and speed walking some of the unwilling stragglers of the past.
- 29MarDrop in Deeply by Robyn WilkinsonYoga is a global mass movement practiced by more and more people worldwide. We look at what the physical aspect of yoga has to offer and why everyone is getting hooked. We also explain some of the principles behind the practice from asanas to pranayama.
- 29MarClose to the Bone by Kirsten Alexander
Have you ever given much thought to your bones? They're a vital part of your body's structure and as with every other aspect of your physical health, bone health must be considered.
- 10JulSeaside SurrenderA weekend yoga retreat with Joelle Sleebos
- 28SepGet Up and MoveIf ageing gracefully is important to you and you want mental clarity and protection against cognitive and physical decline in later years, get up and start moving. Nick da Silva specialises in mobility training, and inspires us towards an active life by looking at research showing how important physical activity is when it comes to preventing cognitive decline.
- 28SepYoga to SleepPractising these five yoga poses before bedtime will relax and calm you, helping to prepare your body for sleep. Do you struggle to fall asleep or find it difficult to sleep peacefully? Sleep deprivation could lead to more than just a case of the yawns. It can cause depression, weight gain and even Type 2 Diabetes. Experts recommend an average of six to eight hours of uninterrupted sleep nightly, and this is where yoga can help. The soothing practice will help lower stress levels, calm the mind and relieve tension in the body. Rather than feeling hopeless about sleeping issues, try these five easy pre-bedtime yoga poses for a goodnight's rest and to improve the quality of your sleep.
- 29AugRocking Some Adrenalin
'It's not the rock we conquer, but ourselves. Imagine feeling unstoppable and exhilarated beyond anything you have ever known. Having the drive, enthusiasm and resilience to overcome extreme fear and achieve whatever you want,' says an avid rock climber who admits to being addicted to the adrenalin-fuelled sport.
- 29AugWild Thing - by Lara PotgieterYou've perfected your discipline at Ashtanga, worked up a sweat at Bikram, harnessed your energy at Kundalini and found your Zen at Yin. What could possibly be next? We round up ten lesser-known yoga styles that may surprise even the most seasoned practitioners.