Mind Body Archive

Forgot Your New Year Resolutions?

You’re not alone. According to statistics, 88% of people will fail to achieve their New Year’s resolutions – that’s almost 9 out of every 10 people. Let’s change this and build healthy habits that will last forever with these 5 steps: 1. Set positive goals: Rather than making your New Year resolutions restrictive, focus on

Talk: Iron Men & Women of Sri Lanka

  What a way to start 2019 with our panel talk featuring the true iron men and women of Sri Lanka and the most inspiring one to-date! We were truly honored and privileged to feature the most renowned and iconic endurance athletes our nation has produced, to hear their vision for the country, and how

Workshop: New Year Workout at Likuid

An active start for the new year it was! Our first workshop for the year was at Likuid Spaces (Colombo 03) where we learned about the unique benefits of MMA and Yoga and how both can be great complementary workouts for anyone new to fitness. Thanks to Sean Pepper Robinson and Ajmal Yakoob for conducting

Need to Improve Productivity? Go Take a Hike!

American Psychological Association (APA) finds the workplace is the second most common source of stress for the majority of people, after concerns over money. And our dependency on electronics for work and everyday communication is not going anywhere. This means that making a conscious effort to take time off in nature to undo the damage from electronic radiation

Want to Boost Your Brain Power? Try These Proven Workouts…

Time to ditch the Sudoku, crosswords and those brain game apps! Countless research showing the link between brain health and exercise have been popping up over the last few years – more reasons to consider an active lifestyle and to get your kids active from a young age. Exercise not only makes you smarter, but

The Fitness Mindset

Many us us do not realize how exercise affects the mind in more ways than one. Did you know that the very act of moving is said to decrease depression and make you happy? A recent clinical review by Penedo & Dahn (2005) found that physical activity is associated with a higher quality of life

Wellness at Mövenpick

Health is a state of mind and wellness is a state of being. With plenty of wellness retreats to visit, guests don’t necessarily have to sign up for a week or two of detoxing to find their Zen. The Mövenpick Hotel Colombo, taking measures to expand their fitness offerings and paying more attention to meditative,

Experience: Rukgala Nature Retreat

  What an amazing retreat, and a lovely bunch of participants we had last weekend! Thank you to everyone who made it, and special thanks to our coaches, and the warm and welcoming hosts at Rukgala Retreat who made our stay a uniquely memorable experience! We extend our sincere gratitude to Aravinda Rathnayake for guiding

Workshop: Yoga Startup Social

Prana Lounge together with Workout.lk co-organized a Yoga social event for startup entrepreneurs. The beginner workshop conducted by Sean was great fun and received great feedback. We also talked about the science and the benefits of Yoga and how it is especially applicable for the startup culture of today. Yummy healthy snacks were provided by

Experience: Rediscover Your Inner Peace

On August 12th, Sathya Yoga & Wellness together with Workout.lk organized a unique wellness retreat at Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions in Negombo. Rekha Krishnamoorthy conducted fantastic introductory Upa and Angamardhana Yoga sessions, and provided a great introduction to Ayurvedic nutrition; how to listen to the body, why it’s important to chose the appropriate fuel and the