Why I Choose to Ski Vegan

In this week’s post, I write from Chamonix, the mecca of big mountain skiing in Europe and reflect on what it means to ski whilst doing ‘Veganuary’.

We often do not think twice about what we eat, but choosing to be vegan during a period of intense physical activity is a challenge but as well, an exercise in spiritual activism and discipline…

Why Your Poison is Your Remedy

‘No pain, no gain’ is a common motto. How about taking that pain as your poison? In my first post for 2018, I look back at some of the moments during my recent yoga teacher training and draw on one of the key lessons I learnt. This lesson is poignant as you begin the new year afresh, with new hopes and aspirations.

Sometimes in life, there’s tough medicine. Taking that pain may be just worth it… in the end. Find out more here…

5 life lessons I learnt on Yoga Teacher Training

Having recently completing his yoga teacher training in Bali and after taking some time out to process the transformation that took place, see the 5 five top things the yogibanker learnt and gained from the whole experience…

‘Yoga Porn’: Daring or Deceiving?

The topic of yoga and social media is a hotly contested one. As the popularity of yoga grows, so does its promotion on social media. Is this growth a good thing for yoga? Inspired by his recent summer holiday, the yogibanker tackles this sensitive topic head on. Find out more in this week’s post.

Investment Bankers – Deadly Sinners or Deadly Human?

The financial crisis has left an indelible mark on the reputation of those who work in financial services. Is this truly deserved? In this week’s post, the yogibanker looks at the very nature of human existence and questions whether bankers are deadly sinners or just human after all…Find out my conclusions here.

Turtle Yoga

In this week’s post, the yogibanker reflects on a summer trip to the Balaeres, which turned out to be an interesting yogic experience, not least in his encounters with some local turtles.

#Yogaeverywhere.. Yoga at Frankfurt Airport!

A trip to Frankfurt airport turns into an unforgettable experience. How could it possibly be..? In this week’s post, the yogibanker tells the story of his adventures in Frankfurt Airport Terminal 2’s yoga room – a random discovery that totally transformed his day….Find out more in this week’s post.

Heal thy Self? Why Yoga is More than Just a Practice

The practice of yoga in the west is traditionally associated with the more physical aspects of the practice. Stress reduction, flexibility, strength etc… But the extraordinary powers of yoga go further. In this week’s post, the yogibanker tells the story of how yoga has utterly transformed the lives of entrepreneurs Chris James and Niraj Shah plus a whole lot more… Your regular yoga class won’t be the same again.

5 Top Tips to Thrive in the City

The Yogibanker reviews Well Works debut event ‘Thrive in the City’. See the 5 top wellness tips I took away in order to really thrive in our daily lives.

Your Time or your Money… What’s your Bottom Line?

In my first post back after a short break from the blogosphere, I look at the concept of your time… or your money. Sometimes in life it really is as binary as that. Time is precious, and so is money. How do we get that balance right? Find out more in this week’s post.

Looking for a Good Night’s Sleep? Try Yoga Nidra

Yoga is well known to be great for relaxation. However, there is an even deeper practice – the practice of Yoga Nidra… In this week’s post, the Yogibanker finds himself on the floor of a retail store on a Friday night, practicing the art of yogic sleep….

How Not to Practice What you Don’t Preach. 

Life is full of valuable lessons. Even more so when you start to build your persona around a more zen approach to living. In this week’s post, the yogibanker had a life changing decision to make which absolutely consumed him in the midst of it all. Practice what you preach.. its harder than you actually think.

Looking for Balance? How Wellness Actually Burnt Out

In the age of Wellness, the Balance Festival is a premier outing. However, following such event the yogibanker finds himself wrong footed, on the defensive and scratches his head wondering what the Wellness industry is all about….