fbpx
Yoga and The Happiness connection

Yoga and The Happiness connection

“There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way” Buddha. On a good day, the above quote from Buddha feels sublime. On a bad day, it feels like a frustrating riddle. In Peter Chelsom’s film “Hector & the Search for Happiness” there is a hilarious moment when a...

Social Media? Bring Back That Loving Feeling

Social Media? Bring Back That Loving Feeling

Apparently we should all be feeling full of the joys of spring, embracing daffodils, posting like mad on social media and marveling at the wonder of life’s renewal. But its hard to feel wonder-full if we happen to be sat on an underground tube train with a passenger’s...

Raw Food Beats Yo-Yo Dieting Slavery

Raw Food Beats Yo-Yo Dieting Slavery

Stop the Slavery of Yo-Yo dieting Many people are driven by body image and they see food as a bargaining tool for a weight-loss dream that rarely comes true. The struggle with yo-yo dieting is at epidemic proportions and the media is bulging with so called...

My Amazing Yoga Experience

My Amazing Yoga Experience

My Amazing Yoga Experience I have just had the most amazing yoga experience. In a London yoga shala today the teacher didn't show up so the students had to think for themselves. “Shall we self-practice together?” I asked, then wished I hadn't, as the person to my left...

My quality tips for January!

My quality tips for January!

Tips for January New Year always strikes me as rather an anxious time – a "must do better" time, a time to make amends for the balls up(s) of last year, a fresh chance to stop drinking and learn the piano and master Javanese and know the names and reigns of all 40...

Tips on running a successful yoga retreat

It’s funny how life goes - we barely notice the passing of time until someone or something reminds us of a past event. Recently, a friend reminded me that the first Kaliyoga retreats in Europe started 14 years ago. In the world of yoga retreats, that makes us rather...

Reasons for Walking

Reasons for Walking

Reasons for Walking Hello. My name is Rosie. I'm the co-founder of Kaliyoga Retreats. I’d like to share with you the reasons why I love walking so much. For me, walking can be a meditation practice because it allows my thoughts to flow out of my head and into my body...

Break From Bad News And Social Media

Break From Bad News And Social Media

The media is clobbering us with 24/7 misery... do horror stories cause copy-cat behaviour and add to stress-related depression? I refer to Simon Jenkins’ interesting piece in the Guardian newspaper last Thursday (21 April). “The order has gone out to Brexit spin...

Are Men Really Cut Out For Yoga?

As a red-faced, middle-aged male on a yoga holiday in Italy, Benjamin Fry, Harley street psychotherapist, author and broadcaster, struggles with what to wear and where to look. Doing yoga if you are male is a minefield, so I asked myself, are men really cut out for...

Yoga Is More than Just Exercise!

Yoga Is More than Just Exercise!

Clearing the mind fog Yoga is more than just exercise, Yoga is also about claiming back one's ability to engage fully with life and a Kaliyoga retreat is a course in practical approach to good living. It is estimated that 95% of adult’s thoughts are repetitive...

Effects Of Yoga Lasts For Weeks And Weeks

Effects Of Yoga Lasts For Weeks And Weeks

Effects Of Yoga Lasts For Weeks And Weeks One of the things I’ve noticed when talking to our guests after their Kaliyoga retreat is how they have changed compared with when they first arrived. Guests always feel more relaxed, happier and look healthier - but more...