The Dangers Of Using A Neti Pot

jala neti pot

This week an article caught my eye on how 3 people have died from using a neti pot incorrectly.  In the UK neti pots are prescribed by the NHS for blocked or runny noses.  In the US however, 3 people have contracted a rare condition called amoebic meningitis. Therefore it is important to use your neti pot correctly and with caution. 

3 Ways Yoga Helps Me Poo

Wide Balasana/Child's Pose

The title of this blog post may put some people off, but if you’ve clicked on it it’s because you’re hopefully interested in learning how yoga can help you poo easier and more healthily.  In order to be sensitive to those who find the ‘p’ word unsavory, I will sometimes refer to it as ‘evacuating … Read more

New Year, New Routine – 5 simple steps for a healthier, happier year.

Many people think Yoga is just about the poses that you see on Instagram. But there are many ethical, mental, and physical practices in this ancient philosophy, that can help us be less anxious and stressed. January is often a difficult month due to the come down of the Christmas holiday, having to anticipate what … Read more

The Downside to Wearing a FitBit

What are the downsides of wearing a FitBit? We’re all guilty of this.  It’s 23:47, you’ve brushed your teeth and are getting into bed.  Then you check your FitBit or other wrist exercise tracker.  You’ve set your daily goal to reach 10,000 steps and you’ve only done 9300.  So instead of preparing for sleep, you … Read more

Can Yogis Wear Gucci and Drive a Ferrari?

Can you be a Gucci wearing, Ferrari driving Yogi?! Some Yogis seem to think that to validate their profession as a yoga teacher or guru, or living the ‘yogic life’, means having to dress and live a particular way, and even take on a new name like Shiva or Lakshmi.  But I’m going to explain … Read more

Agni Sara for Better Bowel Movement

Yes us British are known for our toilet humour, but I’m genuinely hoping this post may help those with constipation and general digestion issues.
In India 18 years ago, I was introduced to the practice of Agni Sara by a yoga guru. I was no longer just attending 1 yoga class a week, but had started to develop my own daily personal practice. With regular breathing exercises, twist poses, forward bends and Agni Sara, my previous digestive issues disappeared and since I’ve had a regular, healthy and happy gut!

A Warning on ‘Healthy Wellness’ Holidays

Healthy wellness holidays should carry a warning.. Organic detox meals, yoga, nature, meditation and more, are on offer these days in abundance around the world.  Be it a 1 day retreat, weekend or a full month, thousands of people are paying a fortune for a healthy, wellness getaway.  But what if the 1 disadvantage of … Read more

Neti Kriya Video: How To Use a Neti Pot To Naturally Cleanse Your Nose

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Especially good for those with sinus issues, Jala Neti Kriya is a natural and pure way to clean the nasal passage. An ancient Ayurvedic tradition, the word ‘kriya’ refers to a cleansing process usually practiced in the morning. ‘Jala’ means ‘water’ in Hindi, and ‘neti’ is the pot which is used to perform this kriya.

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