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….

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.

Organic v Non-Organic: Come and Take a Closer Look….

The debate about the benefits of organic and nonorganic food seems endless. In this week’s post, the yogibanker shares with you some eye-opening pictures showing what organic and nonorganic food look like under the microscope. The proof is in the pudding as they say.

How to Call a General Election: Go on Retreat

Retreats, ‘off-sites’, workshops.. you name it, it’s all the same thing. In this week’s post, inspired by the current Prime Minister of the U.K, Theresa May, the yogibanker describes the interesting effect of going on retreat… not just for yogis.

Veganism – Performing at the Highest Level

There are lots of things said about the vegan/vegetarian diet – that it can’t meet all of your daily protein requirements etc… In this week’ post, the yogibanker difuses that myth and shows that a vegan based diet is just, if not more effective in tackling demanding sports and more….

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.

How to Practice Mindfulness with Email in the Workplace

Email is part and parcel of our daily life. The practice of mindfulness can really help us be more productive managing email, or in some cases make or break a career. Here I discuss my own experiences and lessons learnt….