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5 Ways That Calisthenics Can Improve Your Yoga Practice

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Every yogi that has ever chased self-improvement in their own yoga poses has in some way performed some calisthenics movements. In fact, it might come as a surprise to you that calisthenics and yoga share more similarities than differences! Dinesh, the Lifestyle PT shows us a few simple movements such as pushing, pulling, or squatting that can help improve your yoga practice and can be done anywhere.

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The Importance of a Morning Routine

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Establishing a regular morning practice of yoga is one way that we can prioritise our well being and begin to heal. Charlotte from NOWBreathe Studio shares her story about the transformational impact this important ritual has had on her life, and the power of letting go.
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5 Ways To Nurture Your Mental Health

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Looking after our mental health should always be a priority, but in light of the resurgence of Covid-19, it is now a great time to reflect and consider how we can go one step further with checking in and taking care of ourselves. Join Heal Move Love in learning how to nurture mental health in times like these.
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Get Natural with Thrive In Light

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You, me and everybody has an innate need to get back to nature. In times gone by human lives were at one with nature. We planted and harvested our food by the seasons. In summer, we moved our body’s and spent hours outdoors. In winter, we rested, contemplated, dreamed and definitely got more sleep. Every aspect of our lives was dependent on nature – food, medicine, healing, ritual, survival.

Whether you’re aware of it or not we all have a deep yearning for nature. Being in nature is to ‘come home’. To be grounded, present, alive, grateful. To be simultaneously enlivened & energised yet calm and peaceful.

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Copper Versus The Coronavirus

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Copper can effectively help to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, which are linked to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), new research shows. Animal coronaviruses that 'host jump' to humans, such as SARS and MERS, result in severe infections with high mortality. The current coronavirus is one such virus. Researchers found that a closely-related human coronavirus - 229E - can remain infectious on common surface materials for several days, but is rapidly destroyed on copper.
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