A reflection by Johanna Hellinger, plus her favourite green juice recipe
It all started with a conversation I had with a friend. He recommended a fasting plan he did for a week, it took 3 hard days for him and then he said that he was buzzing with energy. I have heard about this type of fasting before and considered it as a good idea to keep your body healthy and support spiritual practises by feeling lighter and less distracted. I never tried it before though, because i didn't want to feel lethargic or drained due to the lack of food.
"[Ayurveda] focuses on the person, the host. Every seed that can grow will not grow in every soil. Ayurvedic wisdom says to empower the soil of the body so that the virus cannot take hold. This is pure personalised medicine at its best," [Dr Bhaswati Bhattacharya, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine from Weill Cornell Medical College] emphasised.
Johanna speaks with Mik Moi from San Francisco about Laughter Yoga. Listen to the Podcast:
Fiona offered an online seminar on easy to follow and very practical exercises that help you release built-up stress and boost your immune system. Here is the recording of this session...
Recipe and article by Michelle Walder from Vitality Retreat Portugal
Kimchi is a staple of Korean cultured foods, full of fermented goodness. The concept of feeding your microbiome is becoming more mainstream these days -supermarkets are selling all manner of things - but these foods are super easy to make at home. it is a bit smelly when you first make it and leave it out to ferment for a few days but it softens over time and becomes strangely addictive - I hope you enjoy!
Margarida was going to teach a Qi Kung workshop at Little Yoga Space on April 5th, which we will of course find a new date for. In the meantime, take a look at her YouTube Channel for a whole bunch of practice videos you can follow at home.
A collection of online resources and other tips, we like or find helpful - free online practice ideas, our favourite books to read, healthy recipes, reliable information sources on Covid-19, immune boosters, and other beautiful sharings...