World of Wellness: New Age Reality or Utter Fantasy?

Wellness is a multi-trillion dollar business and one of the fastest growing industries going aground however what are we really been sold. In this week’s post, I look at the latest fitness trends to yoga retreats and ask myself, is this real or just another clever marketing ploy?

How to Meditate on the Train to Work

In this week’s post, I talk about the interesting experience of practicing meditation in the midst of public transport during London’s rush hour. Little did I know that a spot of laziness would result in some profound realisations….Find out more here.

‘Gluten-Free’ in the City? Why ‘FODMAPS’ May Have Something To Do with It.

‘Gluten-free’ is everywhere. IBS is also very common and the two are often linked. Recent research has revealed that those suffering from IBS may in fact benefit from a special diet that involves the exclusion of foods containing gluten, and a whole lot more. ‘FODMAPS’ they call it. In this week’s post, I talk about this exciting new area of research and what it means for those suffering from IBS…Going ‘gluten-free’ may take on a whole new meaning.

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.

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….

Warrior II

In the first of a series of posts over seven days, I have the pleasure of sharing with you ‘Yoga in the City’.

Inspired by the philosophy of my project and sequenced according to a traditional yoga asana practice, these shots were taken from various landmarks around the City of London: the Bank of England, Royal Exchange, St Pauls Cathedral and Marble Arch.

Thanks to Yoga Photographer, Richard Pilnick for the great shots and inspiration (www.richardpilnick.com). Namaste.

Mindless Meditations

When we meditate, we find a new space. In this week’s post, the yogibanker shares his experiences and the lessons he has learnt from that space…

5 Top Foods to Eat Yourself Happy

We are what we eat. However, did you know that certain foods are well known to elevate our moods and make us ‘happy’? The yogibanker looks at 5 of his favourite foods that can help us feel calmer and more relaxed.

City2Sand.. City Yogis do Glastonbury on the Beach

In a special mid week edition of Yogibanker, I talk to Amanda Fletcher, creator and founder of the inaugural City2Sand 2o17: The first festival of its kind to infuse yoga moves with funky house beats, plus more all by the sunny beach in South of Spain. Find out more here…