So you go to your first yoga class and you are like hold on I don’t even know how to do the pose yet what are all these words you are saying. I thought this was a beginner class? So here’s a short yoga 4-1-1 of the most popular phrases you will hear to help you in your next class. Sanskrit – The ancient Indian language associated with Hindi text and the language used in yoga. So yoga poses will have…

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URUBAMBA We went by taxi from Cusco to Urubamba and it cost us 100 soles. It is possible to get a bus and we may have been ripped off but it was late so we didn’t mind. We stayed two nights in Willka T’ika. Its a hotel with lovely gardens and yoga areas too. We stayed in the apartment side rented off Airbnb. The gardens themselves are meant to represent the chakras and they were beautiful, so carefully nurtured and…

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Part Two of my Sri Lanka trip and we drove from Ella to Arugam Bay. It took roughly 3 hours to drive there from Ella. We arrived in Arugam a day earlier than planned which meant choosing some last minute accommodation. Surfers Bay Resort – is right on the main strip. The rooms are perfectly fine, have aircon, beds with Mosquito nets and decent showers. Breakfast is included which is always a bonus. Upali Surf Resort – We had already…

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Ever since my trip to Indonesia last year I saw first hand how much plastic is dumped into the oceans. It was shocking sitting on a beautiful beach looking out onto the big blue and seeing waves of plastic pass me by. I decided to get up and collect as much as I could rather than just sit there. Doing a beach or canal clean isn’t only for holiday either. I recently did my Give a Day Away with work…

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Last week I went to an event with Speedo UK for their H2O Active range at Dolphin Square. Although Speedo may immediately make you think of swimming the kit is actually for “the pool and beyond”. So we gave it a go by taking part in a yoga class and then a HIIT workout on the water. The yoga class was taken by Kat from YogiBare with a beautiful flowing theme to represent the fluidity of water. Kat has a…

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