Category Archives: Yoga Lifestyle

8 Common Yoga Myths – Busted!

We have all heard them before – those myths and rumors around yoga that seem to be coming out of nowhere. They are just kind of there. If you’re an experienced yogi, they might make you chuckle. But worst case scenario, if you’re new to yoga or are thinking about where to start some of […]

How does the time of day affect your yoga practice?

How does the time of day affect your yoga practice?

Discover how to optimise your yoga practice depending upon the time of day. The practice of yoga has always been synonymous with nature, the movements of the sun and moon and the passing times of the day. Whilst the Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) sequence is traditionally practised at sunrise and more restorative practices at the end of the […]

Buying yoga wear? This is all you need to know! The complete guide to your ultimate yoga outfit

What yoga clothes is best for my yoga practice

Are you a yoga virgin or have you just started practicing? Perfect timing to learn all the ins and outs of finding the right yoga wear. It’s important to have the right yoga outfit for your specific yoga practice before stepping onto the yoga mat. Luckily, Urban Goddess yoga & active wear is designed by […]

The benefits of Yin yoga

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Learn how practising Yin yoga can have such a positive impact on your physical and emotional health. My motivation for writing this article is to encourage everyone who hasn’t tried Yin yoga, to try it. Why? Because, in a nutshell, the feeling you’re left with after you have practised Yin yoga is amazing! Benefits of a […]

10 ways to reduce your environmental impact

reduce your environmental impact

In Esther’s recent Kindness Challenge, she asked: how can we be kinder to the environment? This inspired EkhartYoga member, Océane, to share her 10 brilliant tips. Esther Ekhart ran a Kindness Challenge on Facebook and Instagram recently. During the week she invited us to ask ourselves a different question each day: What can I do to be kind to my […]

Less stress – moving beyond work life balance


When it comes to reducing the stress in our lives, finding a ‘work-life balance’ is often suggested as the magic solution. But is it? David Dodd looks at how yoga can help us to reframe this challenge. Shifting the focus We are often encouraged to ‘get our work-life balance right’ to manage our stress levels. […]

How to find your yoga rhythm


Urban Goddess ambassador Esther Ekhart invites you to Find your Yoga Rhythm and explains how she found hers. Why is it important to find your rhythm in your yoga practice? I believe that one of the most important things in your yoga ‘career’, and indeed your life, is to find what your personal rhythm is. […]