Author: Cachelle Legada-Buenafe

Cachelle is Fitness Republic’s in-house Creative Designer. When she’s not busy getting her hands dirty, you can find her hugging trees and pretending to be a mermaid. This Yoga Teacher and Reiki Master Practitioner also loves being with people — it’s a great excuse for “coffee dates.”

The Benefits Of Balasana (Child’s Pose)

Your eyes are closed. Your body is still. You are floating in a warm, turquoise bed of water. There is absolutely no effort. Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App   As you sway farther into your inner landscape, the ocean continues to gently rock you. Your breath is calm as it melts in and out of your core. Remember this sensation of floating; of being held and being free all at once. Remember this sensation of ease, of sukha. Meaning pleasant, sweetness, or ease, sukha is an essential component of all āsana. It is a practice ... Read more

What Is Restorative Yoga? (And Why Should You Do It?)

At times, we are so mystified by all the beautiful and wondrous chaos that surrounds us that we become too engulfed in the details of our everyday lives. We forget to go inwards – to ground ourselves emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually. It is when we reconnect with our bodies, our minds and our centre, that we heal and recharge our sense of being. Signup & Get Early Bird Access To Our Personal Training App One of my personal favourite practices (evoking a sense of grounding, healing, and renewal) is restorative yoga. Restorative yoga is a gentle and therapeutic style of yoga, ... Read more