Sip and flow: Why Wine Yoga is becoming the latest fun fitness trend.

Yogis and oenophiles ( aka wine lovers!) everywhere are coming together to sip and flow—and it's pretty much the best thing ever! We all know that yoga and wine are great stress relievers; for some people they may even be the go-to treat. Wine and yoga might sound like a strange pairing, but it’s more common than you might think. My experience... I first tried wine yoga in NYC. Being my Irish-self, i thought this was going to be a complete piss-up, I was sadly mistaken. I quickly learned that it was a meditative 90 min long foray into the practice of balancing both yoga and mindful wine consumption. The idea wasn’t to get drunk but to instead incorporate all of my senses in the experience.

Yoga - The H.R Managers Lifesaver?

Stress in the workplace..... It's 2018 and it’s no secret that stress and anxiety have a negative effect on productivity in the workplace. We all know friends or family that have taken time off work because of a stress related illness - whether mental or physical - or even pulled a sicky (A mental health day a friend of mine calls it!) We all enjoy a day off, but the stresses that make us take the day off in the first place needs to be addressed. Nowadays, we see more and more Companies taking accountability for their employee’s health and well-being. Wellness programs are being implemented in the major global corporations and yoga is paving the way as the most popular office wellness tr

My Action Plan for 2018

For the first time in all of my 29 years, I am so looking forward to the month of January. Previously, in my old life, my only goal for the year was to hit my targets in work and make more money. Although this made me satisfied for a month or two it always faded away and I began to realize that my intentions were not aligned to what would actually make me happy ("Mo money, mo problems!") Now that I enjoy what I do in life, setting goals and making plans for the year ahead is an exciting task and not something I feel disheartened about. I have learned so much about myself in the last year as I have been challenging myself to develop. I have been aware of my struggles, my patterns, my t

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