Om in the City Launch with W Singapore and Lululemon

On 21 June 2017, Om & Away 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 retreat was designed to embrace the tranquility of Sentosa Cove’s lush tropical surroundings. Alongside regular yoga…

Open Heart Meditation Weekend with Priyan

On 9 December 2017, Om in the City held a silent retreat in collaboration with Nithya Priyan, where guests learned to channel their external energy inwards. Over two days, guests were able to recharge from fatigue and connect with themselves. This practice of silence and its intention is intended to guide a person through the…

Five Things You Can Do to Turn Any Resort Trip into A Transformative Experience

Though many modern day retreats are recreational and relaxation based holidays that focus on providing you with itineraries designed for pampering and pleasure, the idea of separating and distancing yourself from the World has earlier and more ascetic origins vastly contrasting with the present day model. The Retreat is deeply rooted in many Spiritual Traditions…

Why Eat Fermented Food?

For all the Nutrition Buffs,Karina Bray  from <Choice.com> shares on the benefits of fermentation and how it can change your wellbeing! One of the hot topics in food and nutrition circles is fermented foods – from yoghurt and sauerkraut to kefir and kombucha. As well as adding zing and zest to meals, all sorts of…

Tantra – The new Buzzword. What is it?

Dear Om Seekers, This week we explore tantra, Liz Rosenbaum from <Do you yoga> shares more on this below. What comes to mind when you hear the term Tantra yoga? If you guessed it was something sexual, well, you’re sort of right… but not exactly. It’s true—Tantra yoga may improve your sex life, but only because of…

Vacations are Over

Vacations are a thing of the past. If you don’t think so, take a moment and consider if you can make to to the airport without an anxiety attack over whether or not we remembered to pack the battery chargers required to “get away from it all?” If this seems like an exaggeration, remember back…

10 Yoga Postures For Back Pain

Article credit: doyouyoga For most of our lives, we take our backs for granted. But at some point in just about everyone’s life, our backs revolt and remind us that they need love and attention too. Thankfully, for many of us, the pain is only temporary. But for others, it can be much more debilitating—and…

15 ‘MUST-DOs’ in Koh Samui

Koh Samui – a hive of activity – has too many choices to offer. From snorkeling through the vivid sub-aquatic life to relaxing at the exquisite spas, and from elephant trekking to partying hard on the beaches – the list of best things to do in Koh Samui seems endless. Here is a hand-picked list…

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…