Feeling Calm on Canning Street

The newest of Edinburgh’s well-being spaces, Calm on Canning Street, opened in April, by yoga practitioner Katy Lomas. More than just a ‘functional’ yoga studio, Calm on Canning Street offers a place where people can relax and connect after yoga. The timetable includes; Hot Yoga, Hatha Flow, Vinyasa Flow, Yin, Mum and Baby and Pregnancy…

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Finding your Inner Zen

  Kim Williams went along to discover the specialists’ secrets of detox, healthy eating, beauty and inner calm at East Lothian’s first health and well-being festival at Archerfield Walled Garden As a nation, we have well and truly embraced the concept of ‘wellness’. We have wellness hotels, wellness retreats – and now wellness festivals. When…

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Your Gremlins Don’t Live in Nature

Mind, Body & Soul Columnist, Bernie Petrie tells how spending time in nature is the best medicine… One thing I discovered when I began living by the sea, is that I always felt better after time out in nature. It was living here that encouraged me to take up running and sea swimming, and both…

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Spring into Action

Spring is a time for shedding layers, spring cleaning and tossing some unhealthy winter habits you may have fallen into, such as not exercising due to Arctic temperatures. Spring is finally here and as the days get warmer and longer, more people are starting to tie the laces on their running shoes. Some of us…

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Pompoms with Personality

Anthropomorphism is the showing or treating of animals, gods and objects as if they are human in appearance or behaviour. And it also the inspiration behind Etta Dunsmure’s unique pompom gifts. Anthropom is the creation of Etta, a mother of two young girls, who lives outside Haddington. Anthropom sells personalised three-dimensional pompom pictures on quality…

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Open your Heart…

Mind, Body and Soul Columnist, Bernie Petrie asks us to open our hearts, this spring and let more love in. All too often we may have unknowingly closed our heart. Perhaps it was once hurt badly, so our brain tells us not to do that again. It’s too scary, it hurts too much, you can’t…

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Ocean Love

Editor Kim Williams discovers Rachel Seago’s Ocean Series Like many of us, I’ve been working hard on doing a better job of reducing my impact on our environment. And it’s always amazing to find others who care about the same things I do. These stunning illustrations are the work of local artist Rachel Seago and…

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