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Travel Guide: London

January 24, 2016

I love London. I’ve been lucky enough to visit several times in the last couple of years & I’ve noticed the wellness movement grow since my first stay in 2009. It’s such a cool & diverse city with lots going on. I love cities where you can get in the thick of it or cozy up in a quiet corner just minutes apart from each other. There’s plenty of fun things to do and see in London that don’t necessarily tick the “health & wellbeing” box but increasingly there’s loads that does. See below my tips for people travelling to London who want to stay healthy and active.

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Ingredient of the Week: Yoga

November 29, 2015
yoga

What is it? A hindu discipline involving controlled breathing, meditation and body positions.

Benefits: Improved mood, flexibility, strength, posture and balance, increased blood flow, focus and awareness, and deeper sleep.

Interesting fact: Yoga therapy has been linked to improvements in depression, schizophrenia and other psychiatric conditions.

How to: There are so many different types of yoga so head along to a class at your local studio or gym, practice postures using an app on your smartphone or try to follow a youtube video.

Travel Guide: Byron Bay

November 11, 2015

Byron Bay is one of my favourite places. The beach is beautiful, the vibe is relaxed, caters well to food intolerances, activities are countless and it feels like anything goes in Byron Bay. I recently spent 5 days in this gorgeous part of the world so here’s my tips for people travelling to Byron who want to stay healthy and active.

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For lunch and brunch it’s hard to go past Bayleaf. What’s not to love?! It’s food options are amazing, the coffee is great, there’s cold pressed juices, the outdoor seating provides wonderful people watching and the staff are always friendly. Read on…