OM Yoga Magazine is your guide for daily yoga practice, from yoga poses to meditations, articles and videos. OM magazine caters for all levels of ability from beginners to intermediate, teachers and professionals. Regular features include: Yoga at Home, yoga changed my file, Yoga & Aromatherapy, amazing spaces, yoga anatomy, plant based food recipes, my yoga business plus lots more to inspire a healthy and active lifestyle.
OM Yoga & Lifestyle • Issue 123, November 2021
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Yoga art • Peacock mural by internationally acclaimed artist unveiled at yoga studio
YOGA changed my life • Last year, in the middle of the pandemic and pregnant with her first child, Valentina Mengoni, an Italian living in London, launched her own brand of funky yoga pants, Loony Legs
Feel the Fear
YOGA AND Aromatherapy
om loves • Beautiful things for beautiful people
The way of bamboo
Playet yoga • Stories from around the weird and wonderful world of yoga
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Ashtanga yoga for beginners • Easy 30-minute Ashtanga yoga practice for beginners.
A 360° overview of… Inclined Plane Pose (Purvottanasana) • Inclined Plane Pose (Purvottanasana) is an energetic asana that’s great as a counterpose to the forward bends in your practice
OM meets… Ebru Evrim • Yoga and Pilates teacher, studio owner and fitness fashion entrepreneur, Ebru Evrim, tells OM that small steps on the mat can still yield extraordinary results
Be kind to yourself • Nurturing self-care as a simple daily habit.
Breathe better • 7 essential yoga breathing exercises.
Best yoga poses for beginners • Allie Williams, an expert instructor at VAHA, shares her top yoga poses for beginners to improve flexibility and strength
Amazing Studios • Get your stretch on at some of Britain’s most inspiring yoga studios. We’ve gathered six of the best to showcase here in OM. Roll out your mat and soak up the cool and enchanting vibes of these magical shala spaces, where transformation is guaranteed.
Hot Lotus / Lotus Lounge
Flying Fantastic - Elevate your workout
Grace and Gravity Studio
SPACE Yoga Studio
Yoga Life Studio
UTTHITA PARSVAKONASANA (EXTENDED SIDE ANGLE POSE) • Extended Side Angle Pose opens the chest and shoulders, builds strength in the legs and can bring relief for lower back pain among other benefits
FROM GLADIATOR to Yogi • James Crossley, aka Hunter from TV show Gladiators, now a yoga teacher and gong bath leader, is using his background in fitness to help others achieve their health and wellness goals. He talked to OM about how he discovered yoga and what it means to him.
Yoga For Menopause • The immense healing powers of yoga can provide the perfect way to support a woman on her unique journey through the menopause or perimenopause. We’ve gathered together yoga experts to share their wisdom, tips and insight to help you navigate through this challenging time with greater ease and grace. Find out more inside this month’s special report.
Embracing the new you • Reframing how we experience the menopause.
Journeying into perimenopause • Simple ways we can we honour and accept the changes of perimenopause to help make the transition more manageable.
Yoga, ageing and the menopause • Menopause is a unique journey for every woman but yoga can play a role no matter how you navigate this challenging time of life.