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Chakra – yoga term explained

Chakra – yoga term explained

Welcome to our weekly series dedicated to helping you navigate the confusing lingo of yoga. Beginner or not, this ‘yoga dictionary’ will be here every Tuesday to quench your curiosity about a new, bizarre yogi word. This week’s term: Chakra Referred to as the body’s energy centres, you’ll probably come […]

by May 2, 2017 Yoga dictionary
GoLearnTo renews its partnership with IALC for 2017

GoLearnTo renews its partnership with IALC for 2017

It’s official! GoLearnTo and the International Association of Language Centres (IALC) have renewed their partnership again for 2017, ensuring our language courses are top notch. What is IALC? IALC is an accreditation organisation who reviews and rates independent language centres that teach the language of their country. For 30 years, […]

by April 27, 2017 Travel news
Baddha Konasana – yoga term explained

Baddha Konasana – yoga term explained

This is the Sanskrit for “butterfly pose” – perhaps once of the most recognisable yoga poses out there. A Baddha Konasana opens your hips and stretches your inner thighs. Spiritually, it is said to improve your mood and stimulate circulation.

by April 25, 2017 Yoga dictionary
5 must-do things for when you travel solo

5 must-do things for when you travel solo

Travelling solo is the ideal time to try something new; you won’t need to compromise with anyone and can edit or scrap your plans with complete independence. Below we’ve given a few tips to help you get the most out of your solo travel adventures. Learn something new If you’ve […]

by April 24, 2017 Solo travel, Travel advice
How to speak ‘wino’: top wine terms to make you sound like an expert

How to speak ‘wino’: top wine terms to make you sound like an expert

While you’re pretty set if you say anything like, ‘I’m sensing a bit of an oak flavour’ or ‘the legs on this wine are fabulous,’ it sometimes helps to have an actual idea of the wine terms you’re using. Whether it’s just to stop the awkward encounter with the waiter who asks […]

by April 23, 2017 Cooking holidays and wine, Travel
Top destinations for solo travellers in 2017

Top destinations for solo travellers in 2017

  Solo travel has become a popular niche over the years and is expected to continue to boom in 2017. You may already have a long list of destinations that you’ve been dreaming about for years, or are surfing the web to find the best recommendations and the trends for […]

by April 18, 2017 Destinations, Solo travel
Asana – yoga term explained

Asana – yoga term explained

Asana is most commonly translated to mean “posture.” That means each of the different postures in yoga could also be called an asana.
To add on to that, when you hear your yoga teacher say “asana sun salutations” it is just a certain series of postures done in a sequence called a sun salutation.

by April 18, 2017 Yoga dictionary
Experience your own Big Painting Challenge

Experience your own Big Painting Challenge

The newly-launched BBC One’s The Big Painting Challenge – or as we fondly call it, the Great British Paint Off – follows 10 fresh painters as they compete to be Britain’s newest amateur artistic star. It’s inspiring the nation to pick up their easels and brushes and let their creative spirits free. While the […]

by April 13, 2017 Creative holidays, Destinations, Travel advice
Tantra Yoga explained

Tantra Yoga explained

Empowerment, as a foundation of this practise, is the sense you’ll have leaving a Tantra yoga class or retreat. If you struggle with confidence, this type of yoga can boost your self-image and contentment.

by April 11, 2017 Yoga dictionary
Ayurvedic Yoga explained

Ayurvedic Yoga explained

You’re in for the full-balancing experience with Ayurvedic yoga. If you love the holistic approach in your life, then this is a wonderful yoga option for you.

by April 4, 2017 Yoga dictionary
Acroyoga explained

Acroyoga explained

With so many levels and aspects of Acroyoga, you can find the right teacher and class to suit your style and taste, plus get an idea of healing arts and acrobatics along with your traditional yoga.

by March 28, 2017 Yoga dictionary
Hatha Yoga explained

Hatha Yoga explained

If you’re a beginner, Hatha yoga is not intimidating and is built around equipping you with all of the knowledge and skills you will need to grow in your practice.

by March 21, 2017 Yoga dictionary
9 interesting facts about Thailand

9 interesting facts about Thailand

Can you recognise this famous country? Below are 10 clues to help you guess. I am an Asian country. You can join a yoga, fitness, weight loss, or cooking course here with GoLearnTo. I’m the only SE Asian country never ruled by Europeans. Which mean my culture has less European influence than […]

by March 15, 2017 Destinations
Yin Yoga explained

Yin Yoga explained

If you experience tightness in your joints from sport, a previous injury, or general stress, or you simply want to gain a deep flexibility in these typically inflexible areas, Yin yoga is an amazing practice. It can also help to strengthen and stretch your joints for a deeper ability to practice other types of yoga.

by March 14, 2017 Yoga dictionary
Mezzaluna de Zucchini al Pesto – an authentic Italian pastry recipe

Mezzaluna de Zucchini al Pesto – an authentic Italian pastry recipe

This “Half moons with zucchini and fresh pesto” recipe has been shared by our Tuscan chefs from their gourmet cookery school in the heart of the Italy, so there’s not better place to find an authentic recipe for a dish containing pastries and pesto. Once you’ve mastered this Italian recipe (or even if […]

by March 10, 2017 Recipes