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Teacher of the Month: Ilana Kateb

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Welcome to my very first blog and thank you for taking the time to read this and get to know me a little better! I first came here as a student and immediately fell in love with this beautiful calm space, with a lovely friendly community of teachers and students.   Although I’m originally from London, I moved down to Brighton a couple of years ago and I’m so glad to be able to call this vibrant (and slightly wacky!) city of ours my home. There’s nothing better than living by the seaside, going walking in the South Downs, and all the opportunities to practice yoga…

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Ellie’s Top 10 Feel Good Products!

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If you read my previous article and you found the tips helpful then you must be feeling better already! In this article I will share with you my top products that I use in my daily life. I love them because simply: they make me feel good, my skin glow(ier), my hair shinier and my nails stronger. So of course, I highly recommend you trying some of these if you want to get more glow and sparkle in your life. And, who doesn’t want that?   Origins – Drink Up I have dry skin so I love this rich hydrating overnight…

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All *NEW* Classical Mat Pilates

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Joseph Pilates created the method nearly a century ago. Classical Mat Pilates is a class which stays true to the original principles created by Joe. What can you expect from the above Classical Course? You will learn: The systematic, sequential order of exercises and transitions that focus on flow, which helps to develop endurance and stamina. Start to move through the exercises with the intended dynamic rhythm. Progression occurs once the exercises can be executed with control and precision. You will learn a workout that you can do at home, no equipment is needed. You will improve your mental and…

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Get your honey fix with these tasty recipes

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As we approach hay fever season it’s a good idea to try fight off the symptoms with the age old solution of honey. Particularly beneficial is a local honey so go check out your local grocery store for a honey from your nearby bee keeper. The following recipes can be integrated into your weekly recipes but for a daily honey intake try to get into a routine of having honey, lemon and ginger water when you wake each morning. Nutty fruit smoothie 120ml water 60g soya yoghurt 75g raspberries 1/4 medium banana 2tbsp walnuts 1tbsp blanched almonds 1tbsp honey ice cubes Blend…

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Ease Hayfever with Chamomile

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 Chamomile tea An antioxidant and antihistamine, chamomile tea also contains flavonoids and acts     effectively as an anti-inflammatory agent. While best taken as a cuppa during the day, chamomile tea can also be used as an eye compress. The compress provides a cooling effect to swollen, red eyes caused by hay fever and reduces irritability considerably. When to take: Daily – as a cuppa, or as an eye compress. Make sure to use a fresh compress for each eye to avoid infection. Making and using a compress: Step 1 – Submerge an instant chamomile teabag in water. Leave it…

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Beautiful glowing skin, tips to reduce cellulite

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Fed up of Cellulite? Flaky, dry skin? Eczema and Psoriasis? Are you pregnant or breastfeeding? For those of us with not so soft skin this scrub i’ve just made may well give you that gorgeous silky smoothness. Since having a baby my skin has definitely changed and requires more TLC as hormones are all over the place. This scrub is so easy to make, cheap and no doubt you’ll have the ingredients in your kitchen. The main ingredient is caffeine which is said to boost circulation and studies show that coconut oil, when used topically, can stimulate higher collagen cross-linking….

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Aid the flow of Letting go from Pratiti at In Natura Theraputics

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The magic of Autumn is powerfully present in the exquisite shades of earthly colours angling in the beautiful sunlight that starts to shy away. The Earth is on its progress to gathering what is left from summer time, harvesting the fruits that had been ripening and letting go of everything else which is unnecessary in order to rest in winter and renew itself in spring. In Chinese medicine, the notion of inter connectivity between humans and nature is the foundation for its success and endurance as a healing art for over 5000 years. There are strong correspondences within the human…

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Healthy whole nut chocolate bar, sugar gluten dairy free and suitable for raw vegans

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Big thanks to the super talented Stacie Stewart from Eat Naked for sharing this recipe post. Do go check out her lovely little Deli in Regency Arcade by Sweaty Betty in Brighton…………… Ok so before I begin I want to expel the myth that all chocolate is bad for you. So chocolate starts life as a humble cacao bean. Chocolate companies then buy up the expensive beans but in order for them to make a profit on what they have bought they process the hell out of the beans to increase the mass, otherwise we would be paying a tenner…

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Beauty tips for Summertime from The Light Technique

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Some handy tips from Katie Light, facialist at at Studio iO, on how to keep your skin hydrated through the summer months.. Summertime is always a time that our skin needs a little bit more hydration, though tricky to keep layering products on when it’s hot and sticky.. Some easy tips to do at home.. If you have some Manuka honey in your cupboards, put a little in your hands and apply to your face, patting it on and leave for 5/10 minutes, then taking off with a hot towel. A great intense treatment, yet light, with many healing properties,…

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New classes, New teachers at Studio iO

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Yoga Nidra with Valerie Watkinson Yoga nidra is an effective deep body relaxation, with an awareness that allows the    whole body is be nourished and relieved from the stresses of everyday life. When we sleep everything shuts down, including the conscious mind, therefore relaxation becomes incomplete somewhere, and we can still waken feeling tired and sluggish. Through yoga nidra the body is relaxed but through a conscious mind, allowing relaxation to work on a deeper level. As we connect deep with the internal and external body, becoming aware of each sensation, from the tips of the toes, pouring out…

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