This week (14th-20th June 2021) is International Men’s Health Week. It aims to give men and boys the information, services and treatment they need to live healthier, longer and more fulfilling lives. This year the focus is on men’s mental health, raising particular awareness of the struggles many men are experiencing as we slowly re-open and adjust to a post-Covid world. We’d love to see more men in…

    This month is special for Buddhism, as the sacred Vesak festival takes place to mark Buddha’s birthday. In India and Nepal, where Buddha was born and lived thousands of years ago, it will be celebrated on the full moon day of the ‘Vaisakha’ month of the Buddhist calendar. In the Gregorian calendar, that translates to 19th May. We’ve all seen and heard of Buddha, but his life story…

EarthDay.org works around the world to drive meaningful action and this year Earth Day will be celebrated on Thursday 22nd April. Although climate action is a key issue, they also strive to improve science and education, people and communities, conservation and restoration, and plastic and pollution. The theme for 2021 is Restore our Earth. Be a part of the change Looking after planet Earth is in everyone’s interests, as we…

There are sure signs that spring is on its way and, once again, we’ll be blessed with sunny days. The ‘astronomical’ season of spring is marked by the spring equinox (also known as vernal equinox) when the path of the sun aligns with the equator. Meaning “equality of night and day” in Latin, the spring equinox falls on March 20th this year. Spring continues in the northern hemisphere until the…

  Hearts are synonymous with Valentine’s Day, so this month our blog focuses on how yoga benefits the heart chakra and the heart itself. Through certain poses, discover how to channel positive emotions and energy, how to let go, and recognise the importance of loving yourself as well as others. The Heart Chakra The heart chakra – Anahata – is the fourth of seven chakras (the centres of force associated…

    How did National Hugging Day begin? Originating in the USA in 1986 and celebrated worldwide, January 21st 2021 is National Hugging Day! Its purpose is to encourage people to hug loved ones more, show affection, share emotions and revel in the well-being benefits of a tight squeeze. The date was chosen to help combat the January blues, as SAD (seasonal affective disorder) is typically worse in winter and…

    As we edge closer to Christmas and make sure we’ve got everything ready for the big day, you may be aware that we’re also approaching the winter solstice on Monday 21st December. But what do you actually know about it? Other than the obvious being the shortest day of the year, which many of you would love to see come and go as quickly possible, the winter solstice…

    31st October 2020 is a special occasion…a full moon on Halloween! Despite what we’re led to believe, this doesn’t actually happen very often; every 19 years or so. In fact, the entire 21st century will see only six Halloween full moons. These fall in 2001, 2020, 2039, 2058, 2077, and 2096. However, on a spiritual level, this year’s Halloween full moon is not spooky at all and is an…

  “I’ve just done a hot yoga class – absolutely amazing. So good to be back!” Remember that sweat-tastic side angle? The buzz from balancing as you mindfully conquer the heat? September is here and it’s time to get back to the studio… Our golden door is open and we are ready for you! It’s been a very strange few months and things are a little different, but we are…

  To All New & Existing Hot Yoga Club Members & Customers,  We are sending communications and updates out to to you via email, social media and also thought a Blog style update would help you to keep up to speed with what is happening at the studio over the coming days and weeks… As you know the current Coronvirus (COVID-19) situation is changing daily and is something we will…