Introducing Kundalini Yoga At Anantara Hoi An

New wellness programmes at Anantara Hoi An blend a fusion of Hatha Yoga, Reiki and Kundalini Yoga with specialist practitioner Io bringing her expertise to provide healing and well-being experiences. Whether you’re looking to rebalance energy, improve the flow of breath, build physical and mental strength, or simply rejuvenate, Io’s guidance offers the chance to … Read more

Mind Your Kids

Creating mindful children one breath at a time Yoga Joy Saigon (yogajoysaigon.com) opened three years ago in 2016 by American Alison Lockwood. Alison, from Marblehead, Massachusetts, came to reside in Vietnam in 2007, working as a teacher when she met her Vietnamese husband while volunteering for Saigon Children’s Charity. At the time she wasn’t thinking … Read more

From Madonna to Enlightenment

Discovering conscious clarity and peace through Sivananda yoga My first exposure to yoga was, if I’m honest, through Madonna. I was 14 when the American pop icon relaunched herself as an earth mother with her Ray of Light album, attributing her new impressive, toned physique to the “Ashtanga” form of the practice. In pursuit of a similar set of triceps, I tried yoga in … Read more

Namaste

Yoga for mindfulness in the elementary classroom What’s the big deal about yoga, anyway? Isn’t it just a bunch of people rolling around on mats, twisting themselves into pretzels or passing out in an overheated room? Far from it. Any yogi will tell you it’s not a form of exercise, but a way of life. … Read more

An Inspired Summer

Sometimes you just have to relax and reconnect, and with summer around the corner, now is the ideal time to re-energize and rediscover that sense of harmony. To cater to this, La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc, MGallery By Sofitel, has created their unique An Inspired Summer program. Drawing upon four pillars of hospitality — culture, design, gastronomy and well-being — the program provides two … Read more

Keep Calm & Read On

It may surprise parents to learn that toddlers experience stress too. Dr. Becky Baily, author of Conscious Discipline, describes stress as the sense of “not enough-ness” in their language, physical, and cognitive skill areas. Throughout their day, babies have to deal with all the frustrations of their developing selfhood – which is why taking the … Read more