With more than 15 years training, Amita Banjerjee offers a wide range of treatments including chakra balancing, massage bodywork and weight and pain management. She uses nurturing approach to gently cure physical ailments as well as any underlying emotional concerns. If you feel ill at ease or just unhappy with your careworn body, Ayurvedic treatment might help you gently recover.
Pregnancy can be an extremely uncomfortable time and that is without even having to give birth. Exercising whilst pregnant may not sound the best but it can be of huge benefit to both you and your unborn child. Not only does a light workout better your mood, it makes you sleep easier, reduces common pregnancy aches and pains, and can also make the process of giving birth much easier. Moreover, it lowers the chances of developing gestational diabetes and can also prevent pre-eclampsia. Below are some easy exercises to make your experience all the more enjoyable. Swimming Photos by simplyswimuk Pregnant or not, the
Choosing an active, healthy lifestyle is a commitment, of course it is. However, all too often, all we hear from those around us are excuses. You can’t expect to go to the gym once and see fab results, and unfortunately, one salad never made anyone skinny. So, yeah, okay, there’s a fair bit of effort involved in changing the way you think about everything from your exercise regime to your relationship with food, but there’s no reason to be “too busy” to improve your own health. Health is more important than looks at the end of the day anyway, and
By Jennifer Pilates an advanced Pilates instructor based in Scottsdale, Arizona Have you ever heard the stories behind how supermodels undergo rigorous diet and fitness regimens to sculpt their bodies before a big shoot or show? I have, and “wow what a regime they go through.” First, to maintain those long and lean figures supermodels actually make it a point to avoid certain workouts that aim to build bulk. A popular workout method that hit mainstream a few years back, is The Pilates Method. Rumor has it, that Pilates, is the secret to maintaining a lean-toned model figure and a supermodel
Do you feel stressed, tense or desire a total disconnection from the modern world? These ancient baths of Aire de Barcelona are the perfect relief for your mind, body and soul. Aire de Barcelona is an amazingly restored Arab Bath, located right in the heart of the city (Born district). It has pools of different temperatures (16-40 degrees), steam baths, aromatherapy, therapeutic showers and massaging. The settings are truly unique and completely relaxing, with dark lighting inside and beautiful ancient stone walls. There is a soft scent of flowers and exotic spices from the tea served there. All in all
A rising number of health conscious adults are opting to grow their own superfoods in a bid to save money and make the most of their own outdoor space. Craig Corbett from Alfresia shares his top tips for when growing your own superfoods in the garden: 1. Feed the seeds Superfoods in particular grow in specific conditions and doing your research before you get planting is imperative. Seeds are best sown in spring through from February until May but some can be sown regularly through to September. Those kept in a greenhouse can be sown in September and October. 2. Good soil will not
Modelled on the remains of ancient Roman baths, this beautiful spa is a wonderful place to relax. From the high-ceilinged lobby with stone water troughs and hanging iron bird cages to the dramatic stonewalled interior lit only by candlelight, it's a real treat to spend time here alone or with friends. The blissful experience begins with an invigorating massage with one of the expert masseuses, then immerse yourself in the Jacuzzi batha and let the energetic bubbles ease your tired muscles. After a languorous dip in a warm pool, let yourself gently drift in the flotarium, where the rich mix
Syncstudio opens its doors in fitness-booming Brooklyn today, as the first boutique fitness brand in New York to host cycling and yoga classes under one roof. The two workouts seem like a natural pair, since cyclists have notoriously tight hips and hunched shoulders. Studios in other cities have successfully executed the concept, and Flywheel is taking it on at its just-opened cycling studio in West Hollywood. “When I started to do research, I thought it was crazy and impossible. But the two combined in a non-gym setting really doesn’t exist in New York,” says 26-year-old Ashley Lively, Syncstudio’s co-owner. The
On Thursday and Sunday mornings, it's worth getting up early to visit this small farmers market just outside Columbia University. Unlike the anonymous, crowded supermarkets in the city, there's time for a chat with the vendor without loud music drowning out the conversation. The stall holders have specialist knowledge of their delicious products and each week loyal customers appreciate advice on what is in season.
Summer is in full swing, and that can only mean one thing, the tennis season is well and truly open! If you haven't tried tennis as a way of keeping fit yet, you're really missing a trick. Here are five reasons you should try your hand at this fantastic sport. Tennis is mentally challenging If you're one of those people who get bored very quickly on the treadmill, then tennis could well be the answer to your problem. The great thing about this sport is that it forces you to focus on the tactics of the game, and your