In this issue...
News and Community
Yoga can support positive mental health : yoga given the ministerial thumbs-up for mental health - report from Holyrood.
European Union of Yoga, 45thCongress: Bijam (Jenni Connaughton) reports on her experience as guest tutor.
All Good Things…ELYA: we say a fond farewell to the ELYA as it rolls up its mat for the last time.
Meet your tutors: quick-fire questions and a say hello to new guest tutor, Jacqueline Purnell.
You’re in safe hands: introducing Sandra Kirkham, Yoga Scotland’s new first-aid tutor.
Competition! Win tickets to Scapafest!
Steering into Calmer Waters: how yoga can enhance the lives of children with autism, by Lilias Nicholls.
Finding Myself Through Yoga: a journey through the fog of mental ill-health to clarity, by Julie McCarvel.
Stay, Present, Breathe, Don’t Panic: Diana Smith finds the stress-busting benefits of a good stretch.
4 essential poses for healing: nourish the connection with the self with yin yoga.
The Resolution Solution: a different approach to creating a whole new you.
Health and Nutrition
The Karmic Kitchen: the perfect time of year to enjoy this warming veggie Moroccan stew.
The Herb Doctor: two simple Ayurvedic remedies to fight the winter sniffles.
- Letter from the editor
- View from the mat
- Ask the kula
- Last Word
“It’s your mind that creates this world”: guest writer Esther Ekhart explains how shifting from head to heart allows yoga to become a healing art.
The Canvas Body: how mixed media of yoga and art helped Denise McNulty paint a new inner landscape.