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Walk Your Way to Happiness

Halcyon Yoga student and health journalist Sally Brown asked for my input for her recent article about combining the practice and benefits of meditation with walking. The resulting article has been published in the magasine “Womens Walking” and is on sale in W.H.Smith. To read the full article including some simple walking meditations, click onContinue Reading

A Natural History of Me

BBC Radio 4 Click here to listen to the radio programme According to latest scientific findings, it is questionable as to whether it is correct to refer to ourselves as I’ or ‘Me’. We are actually made up of more than ten times more microbes than human cells. This radio programme gives a fascinating insightContinue Reading

Yoga, the brain and mental health – latest research!

Therapy Today article – click to read A student of Halcyon Yoga and psychotherapist recently brought in this article entitled ‘Yoga for the mind’ which was published in Therapy Today magazine outlining the latest research into the neurobiology of yoga, meditation and mental health and the emerging benefits. I found it a fascinating read andContinue Reading

How Yoga Beats the Blues

YOGA AND MENTAL HEALTH by Chris Holt Yoga, The Brain and Mental Health Conference November 2012 In the first UK conference of its kind, scientists from around the world joined mental health professionals and yoga teachers to share findings on how yoga affects the brain. Their conclusions were that yoga can be highly effective inContinue Reading

The Mind Business – Financial Times Article

Yoga, meditation, ‘mindfulness’ – why some of the west’s biggest companies are embracing eastern spirituality Check out the Financial Times article – ‘The Mind Business’ by David Gelles featured on The British Wheel of Yoga website. I found it a real insight into how yoga and meditation is benefiting mainstream US businesses. I enjoyedContinue Reading