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Despite Singapore’s low crime rate, the rate of assault and aggressive situations have been increasing. Start learning how to be your own personal bodyguard 24/7 in this series of basic stances by our expert Zackiee Ng. Previously on The Art of Self-Defence – The Basics Part 1 and The Art of Self-Defence – The Basics Part
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Here’s my recipe of the month! Salted Caramel Energy Balls. Great as a snack when you need that pick me up! Photo credits: ElikaFIT
Despite Singapore’s low crime rate, the rate of assault and aggressive situations have been increasing. Start learning how to be your own personal bodyguard 24/7 in this series of basic stances by our expert Zackiee Ng. The best way to defend yourself is to not get into any hairy situations and you do that through the
-> Continue reading The Art of Self-Defence – The Basics Part 2 (with infographic)
If you are craving some time in the sun, but prefer an active vacation, there’s no place better than the South Pacific. This tropical paradise is full of hidden gems and islands that look straight up like a postcard or a computer wallpaper. But the South Pacific is literally dotted with incredible locations, islands and
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As we celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, aNERDgallery and Together-gether collaborate for the first time to bring in an exhibition entitled “inVISIBLE: Exploring and Redefining Femininity Through Batik”. The exhibition runs from Sat, 17 March till Sun, 25 March at That Spare Room. Featuring 15 traditional and contemporary batik textiles, including new
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For those who love the arts and are considering where to travel during the upcoming March or Easter holidays, why not discover Hong Kong’s flourishing arts scene? Headlined by Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF), Art Basel Hong Kong and Art Central, Hong Kong Arts Month showcases an inspirational spectrum of arts events planned in various neighbourhoods
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Ladies, get rid of the prince and be your own hero! Every woman I know loves the movie Pretty Woman starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. How could we not? A modern Cinderella tale, Pretty Woman plays into every fantasy we have as women, yearning for a rich, handsome and dashing hero to save us
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You probably bought that food processor a long time ago and it’s now sitting at the back of your cabinet. It might be happy there but it’s time to let it see the light of day – especially during breakfast – with these easy protein-packed, high in antioxidants and healthy smoothies that will definitely help
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Despite Singapore’s low crime rate, the rate of assault and aggressive situations have been increasing. Start learning how to be your own personal bodyguard 24/7 in this series of basic stances by our expert Zackiee Ng. To sign up for actual Self-Defence classes, do contact U-Elite Martial Fitness for class dates and availability. Infographic by
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With the upcoming Easter holidays, it is the perfect time to unwind for this quarter before tackling the rest of the year. If you’re unable to travel due to commitments, then perhaps a staycation is just what you need to restore and balance yourself. Here’s our top picks for staycation ideas in Singapore! Mandarin Oriental
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The food industry is offering us many types of sweets, but the majority of them are full of unhealthy sugars, simple white flour, artificial flavours, and colourants. Learn to make your own vegan sweets, and take control of what getting into your body – and still enjoy great flavours. You’ll learn how to make: Granola
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From pop-grunge dance to sharp choreographed numbers and not taking your eyes off those sensual sexy moves, there is nothing from K-Pop you won’t tackle head on in this experience. These Kpop dance classes are taught by Gina (new!) with fixed Song choice and actual MTV choreographies each week. Experience includes: Meet other kpop dance
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Sydney is a super popular travel destination. Whoever you are and whatever you like, you will love Sydney. This big city has great architecture, beautiful beaches and friendly people. More recently, all kinds of bustling neighbourhoods of Sydney have been gaining in popularity. Tourists visiting Sydney, along with the most popular attractions, always have at
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March holidays are right around the corner, so why not grab your family and let yourself get lost in this Festival of Fun.
Sometimes coffee is just what we need to get the day started on the right foot. But there’s more to caffeine than meets the eye.
When we want to start a new exercise we usually go for something that involves running, but there’s another type of exercise that can help us get fit just as well, swimming.
BeautyAsia 2018 will be running its 22nd trade exhibition this year showcasing a comprehensive range of cosmetics, skincare and beauty-related products from all over the world. Organised by Lines Exhibition Pte Ltd, BeautyAsia is Asia’s premium beauty, spa and wellness trade exhibition that incorporates SpaAsia, HealthAsia and NaturalAsia. The annual event showcases the trendiest beauty
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Do you want to rekindle the flame of passion and enjoy the time spent in the bedroom? Are you looking for tips to spice up your relationship? If you have nodded in affirmation, you have arrived at the perfect article. In the following paragraphs, we will present a number of awesome sex tips, guaranteed to
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Before we even go into what kefir is, let us look at fermented foods and their importance regarding the health of our guts. Fermented foods range from kimchi, sauerkraut, yoghurt, kombucha and of course, kefir. The Microbiome The Biological Door – the gut functions beyond its primary function of digestion and absorption, it protects us against autoimmune
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All proceeds of this session will go towards supporting Lamu Centre of Preventive Health (LCPH) – a non-profit organisation that provides free preventive healthcare to the most impoverished peoples of Lamu, coastal Kenya. Kenya. All services are free of charge for patients. LCPH’s primary focus is on health screening and education toward the prevention of
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Love buying make up but don’t have the skills to get the look you want? Have a whole bunch of make up products lying around but have not figured how best to use them? Let a professional make up artist teach you basic make up skills and learn how to utilise that make up palette
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Are you having trouble with healthy eating because you have uncontrollable cravings for junk food all the time? Perhaps, you are reaching for snacks during times of stress or just before bed time… Here are the most common possible reasons for your cravings and a few extra ideas on how to manage them. Dehydration Most
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Bouncefit®is a trademark rebounding Fitness workout by Kulture Studios that features a holistic combination of aerobic and anaerobic routines with power-sport elements on a mini trampoline. This complex workout is primarily cardio-centric (think weight loss), but also strengthens your glutes and core – doing wonders to your day to day life! It burns, it works,
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As parents, we’re well aware of the importance of sleep in a child’s development. On a smaller scale, we also notice how on edge and whiny they can get when they don’t sleep enough. It is, therefore, our job to provide them with enough quality sleep, and there are things we can do to make
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In many South Asian countries, it is standard practise to massage an infant and the new mother. It’s been a well-established fact for centuries that massaging the infant has a number of health benefits. However, what has always been up for debate is which benefits are greater – whether it’s mineral oil or virgin coconut
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We’ve talked about restaurants you can go to and food you can buy, but now it’s time to tackle Chinese New Year Recipes that you can make right at home.
Elika comes in with a new vegan recipe that’ll show the true deliciousness of papaya.
Doing something for others can sometimes be tough, but these amazing cyclists ended up proving that you can never wait to give back.
If you want smooth and bright skin, there are a few easy steps to take regularly before bedtime to ensure better skin. Of course, you cannot expect overnight results but with consistent efforts, you will definitely see improvements or simply, maintenance of your skin’s health. Cleanse your skin Laneige Homme Active Water Cleanser US$19 Laneige
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Valentine’s Day is less than a week away and while we’ve taken a look at presents you can get for your loved ones, it’s time to focus on where you can take them to give them said present.
We all know that Mondays start off as a drag but you don’t have to end Mondays like that! End your Mondays by working out a sweat with us! With 7 years of experience in teaching dance fitness classes, Lavania, will make sure that your Monday evenings are worth it! From teaching Zumba classics to
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Jal Yoga officially opened its doors in Singapore in late January to bring practitioners of yoga, Pilates and barre to new levels of authenticity and realisation. Nestled in the lush greenery at Alexandra, the brand new studio mixes state-of-the-art facilities with thoughtfully designed space to give their clients a beautiful space to contemplate, relax and
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Vitamin C is often thought of as the vitamin to cure the common cold. But little do people know that the humble Vitamin C helps prevent wrinkles! It is a powerful antioxidant that helps in the synthesis of collagen, which helps to give our skin strength and, most importantly, elasticity. Thus, skin looks firmer, smoother
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The Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year is a bit like Thanksgiving for us and with that is the traditional reunion dinner where the whole extended family gathers together. If you think that having a dinner at a restaurant as suggested previously is too impersonal, you can still gather at home minus the fuss
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This GLAMPING coastal escape will take you away to the ocean spirit of the East Coast of Singapore where we Yoga & Play, Wine & Dine and then topping it all off with the GLAMOROUS Movie UNDER THE STARS experience. 2D1N Itinerary: DAY 1 9.00am – 9.30am: Arrival and Welcome Briefing 9.45am – 10.45am: Yoga
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Living in sunny Singapore (or any tropical city for that matter) means that we get plenty of sun all year round. A lot of beauty experts have been advising everyone to slap on sunscreen or sunblock every single day. Even if we are staying indoors and think that we will not receive any harmful rays
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We’ve all heard about sugar and how it can be dangerous for our health, as well as how there are many alternatives to it. But just how healthy are those alternatives when compared to the real thing? Let’s take a look.
This workout is a form of suspension training bodyweight exercise that helps to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. It requires the use of the suspension trainer, a portable performance training tool that leverages gravity and the user’s body weight to complete hundreds of exercises. Experience includes: Body weight workout Suspension training flexibility,
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It’s that time of the year again – where couples celebrate their love on the 14th of February. Sure…we all know how commercialised the day has become and there is a growing trend for couples to say that “everyday is Valentine’s Day”. But for the rest who still enjoy celebrating the day of love, what
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Hormones play a vital part in the human body, even though it is often overlooked by individuals. Without hormones, our bodies would not function normally. There is quite a large number of different hormones in the body, each playing their own essential role in maintaining certain features or functions of the body. Some hormones affect
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Turmeric milk has made a name for itself in the wellness world in the last few years. Let’s take a look at what it’s all about.
I don’t think anyone like the effects of aging on the body. While age does affect you in various ways, there’s a lot you can do to limit the impact on your body. A new study has confirmed the link of regular yoga practice to an increase in two key substances linked to youth and
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Chinese New Year is getting closer and closer. Make sure to take in the Year of the Dog by trying out one of these 5 amazing restaurants.
Now that you know which brush is for which make up product in our previous two articles, it is also important to know how to clean them so that your brushes are hygienic and do not cause any breakout on your skin. Firstly, how often should one clean one’s make up brushes? Make Up Artists
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We are all foodies, growing up and living in Singapore, you cannot escape it. Food is inherently a huge part of our culture, it forms a part of our identity. Adapting a concept from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the food we love to ingest and partake in social gatherings is called secondary food. What
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Let the year 2018 be a year of excitement and adventure, and go on a surfing trip around the world. Whether you’ve been riding the waves for years or you’ve decided to try something new, the world offers destinations that will awaken the surfer inside you. Here are some of the best surfing destinations that
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Ever had that moment when you put on your foundation or concealer but you are still able to see the redness or the dark circles under your eyes or perhaps you’re still looking dull. Chances that you will pack on more product onto your face and it become an inch thick, looking cakey at the end of
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It seems like more and more people are complaining about fatigue or wanting to feel more energetic. This is mostly because of our busy lifestyles which lead to poor sleep quality, insufficient rest, bad eating habits or lack of physical exercise. It doesn’t help that with aging, one’s metabolism dips and this also affects how
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Singapore’s first ever Shinshin Tōitsu-dō (心身統一道) Edition! This special edition of Yoga is joined by special guest yoga instructor, Makiko Deguchi, who will be infusing a Japanese form of yoga known as Shinshin-tōitsu-dō into the Hatha practice session. Aiming to strengthen the bodies and minds of practitioners, this Japanese yoga demonstration will help reveal your
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Everyone is affected by the subject of body shame and how difficult it is to accept our bodies. Today we’ll look at two people you’d normally wouldn’t expect to go through this and also what you can do to get closer to accepting yourself.