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The Yoga Living Room - Vinyasa Yoga and Urban Zen in Rome

Located in the heart of Rome’s city centre, just a couple of minutes from the beautiful Piazza di Spagna, is a living room set within a beautiful roman apartment. The Yoga Living Room is a place for like minded yogis to call home. You can truly release and ground yourself in a private vinyasa yoga sessions - students of all levels are warmly welcomed.For more information, visit The Yoga Living Room or follow Kim's travels on her amazing instagram. What is Vinyasa yoga? Maehle (2007: p. 294) defines vinyasa as: "Sequential movement that interlinks postures to form a continuous flow. It creates a movement meditation that reveals all forms as being impermanent and for this reason are not held on to.""It denotes a...

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New look and a better service

We’ve taken a bit of a change of direction since launching our business - we’ve learned a lot over the past few months and we’ve adapted and become stronger, all thanks to the feedback of our wonderful social media followers and customers. We are now able to offer global free delivery and 30 day returns, whilst still maintaining a low price/low margin business model - ensuring our customers get the best service, a high quality product at an unbeatable price. BIG thank you to everyone (family, friends, customers, followers - too many to name on here) who has supported us on our journey so far - here’s to 2018 being a success.

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Full-Body Kettlebell Workout for Women - Workout of the Week

This is my favourite kettlebell workout aimed at women (originally discovered over on Oxygen Mag) - it will build your core strength, as well as burn fat with this simple yet effective 30 minute workout. _ Kettlebell Workout for Women For exercises that mostly involve the lower body (swings, deadlifts, squats), trainer and author of the book Kettlebells for Women Lauren Brooks recommends beginning with an 18-pound (or eight-kilogram) kettlebell. For exercises mostly engaging the upper body, begin with less weight--Brooks suggests roughly 10 to 12 pounds, or four to six kilograms.  Kettlebell Workout frequency: Three to five times a week, performed for 10 to 30 minutes. (The workout as prescribed is approximately 30 minutes.) Rest time after each kettlebell set: Brooks...

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WORKOUT OF THE WEEK - The Squat Drop & Stretch

I've decided to share my favourite exercises each week, my first for this week is the Squat Drop & Stretch, brought to you by the Fit Body Bootcamp… ___ Squat, drop, and stretch your way to an amazing new body! You want a workout that will shape your glutes? One that will carve your abs? What about one that will add some definition to your arms? This full body workout does all of that and more. This one’s a little different than normal. It’s called a freestyle timed set. You’ll cycle between a number of different exercises, from squats to push-ups. Do as many reps as you can within the given amount of time! Warm Up Jumping Jacks Mountain Climbers Time: 2 minutes...

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