6 Reasons why Bali should be your next Yoga retreat destination

Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky Looking for postcard-like place to visit as your next holiday destination? Search no more. Bali is all you have ever wanted to see and experience. The exotic weather along with laidback atmosphere, friendly locals who will teach you their down-to-earth lifestyle, delicious food and incredibly interesting culture will make you fall…

Brain ‘switch’ tells body to burn fat after a meal

Photo credits: Ana Paula Lima Scientists at Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute have found a mechanism by which the brain coordinates feeding with energy expenditure, solving a puzzle that has previously eluded researchers and offering a potential novel target for the treatment of obesity. Obesity — a major risk factor for many diseases including cardiovascular…

How to Get Rid of Muscle Soreness Fast

Photo credit: Hàn Vi Phạm Thị Just a few days ago, I participated in the Ironman Triathlon World Championships in Kona, Hawaii… …and boy, am I ever sore! So what does a fitness guru do to bounce back as fast as possible from soreness (especially when he wants to enjoy a few good days on the…

Best Anti-Aging Foods: A Diet to Feel and Look Young

Photo credits Your health is only as good as the food you eat. Following a regular diet based on nutrient-rich, organic food is one of the best things you can do to age gracefully. Supplying your body with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and healthy fatty acids helps you feel young and full of energy. Antioxidants Unhealthy…

What is the CORE, Really?

Photo by Aral Tasher When clients come to me  and tell me that they their core is weak and that they have been trying to strengthen it at home by doing lots of sit-ups and crunches, I often wonder to myself if they actually know what their core is. Many of them assume and believe…

7 Ways To Take Charge Of Your Health

Photo by Matthew Kane There comes a point in our lives when we wake up and realize it’s time to take charge of our own health. The problem is, we don’t often reach that point until an underlying ailment creeps up on us. However, it’s understandable. When we’re young, we tend to take our strong…

Om & Away x Juillet Pop-up at Moxie

Good afternoon! We have some exciting news to share. Om & Away did a guest styling session Moxie last week. Guests were treated to delectable cakes at their Mandarin Gallery store; while they feasted their eyes on the new designs from Juillet’s second season. The designers styled the pieces with beautiful trinkets from Lucy and…

Why Nature Makes Us Happy

I was walking with my dog, Teddy with my 21 month old daughter in tow. Finally, I was outside, somewhere beautiful and was truly happy. I felt at peace. I found a patch of quiet and allowed my mind to wander as Alexa played fetch with Teddy. At the recent launch of Om in the…

Om in the City launch – Unlocking my inner zen by Natalie Dau

Om & Away has embarked on a partnership with W Singapore to create the first retreat in Sentosa Cove. Providing wellness seekers with a chance to step away from fast paced life in the city, the two-day retreat is designed to embrace the tranquility of Sentosa Cove’s lush tropical surroundings. Alongside regular yoga sessions led…

The wonders of Thanyapura

Thanyapura Health & Sport Resort is known for its world-class sports facilities, thorough and thoughtful approach on professional coaching in Phuket, Thailand. It is a peaceful environment to the development of the body, mind and soul. Their utmost commitmment is to serve every individual with their personal goals and maximizing the potential to inspire the mind…