Ladan Soltani
Ladan Soltani is an internationally established and highly sought after fitness, yoga and well-being professional. She's the author of Fabulous fitness at 40 with an accompanying DVD. Currently she runs Yoga & meditation classes, workshops and retreats in the UK and Europe.

Ladan's inspiring classes have a great following due to her infectious energy and her outgoing personality. She is regular to television and radio shows. You can watch her Fabulous Fitness at 40 programmes on Body in Balance TV (Sky 275). All her other classes have been aired on FitnessTV
( Sky 282 )

To find out more about Ladan visit Body Balance. or Ladan's website:

Entries by Ladan Soltani

The Best Yoga Postures to Help Alleviate Back Pain

(0) Comments | Posted 13 May 2016 | (15:31)

It's time to align your spine and get your back on track!

It has been estimated that 84% of adults suffer from back pain at some stage in their lives. Back pain can manifest for various reasons and even be affected by the state of your emotional health. However, there...

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Yoga Is an Inside Job!

(0) Comments | Posted 13 April 2016 | (21:17)

Lately I've had a surge of new attendants coming to my yoga and meditation classes. As it's their first introduction to the discipline, I've had some interesting, yet not surprising feedback on the symptoms they've experienced - symptoms like nausea and getting headaches during or after the class, asking me...

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My Delicious Spring Smoothie Recipe

(0) Comments | Posted 22 March 2016 | (16:10)

Whenever I've rocked up to teach a Yoga class, I've always been equipped with a delicious smoothie to keep my energy levels going, especially if my class was followed by a two hour workshop.

Someone's always asked about what I put in my smoothies and why they're beneficial. I like...

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Get High on Green Powder - Wheatgrass!

(1) Comments | Posted 21 April 2015 | (07:56)


I have to give wheatgrass a huge mention as I swear by this product. Wheatgrass is the young grass of the wheat plant that is juiced or dried into powder form. The beneficial properties of wheatgrass are immeasurable, hence it has been given the name 'superfood'.

First of...

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10 Mindful Tips to Make You Happy!

(0) Comments | Posted 24 March 2015 | (14:31)

My story...
I feel compelled to share with you my tools for growth, as they're no good sitting in a box and gathering dust. Coming from a place where my default state was ruled by fear, I'll show you how I managed to turn things around for myself by...

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My Journey With the Monks in the Himalayas!

(1) Comments | Posted 3 February 2015 | (14:01)

When I first signed up to do a yoga teacher training on an ashram nestled in the Himalayas, I never anticipated the challenge. I'd never done anything like this before and it was truly transformational. However, I didn't get the opportunity to fully take in my experience until I completed...

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What Is the Perfect Yoga Teacher?

(0) Comments | Posted 28 November 2014 | (13:11)

Do you have a certain concept or expectation of your yoga teacher?

As a yoga teacher, this is a subject I feel passionate about.

Lately, I've had all kinds of run-ins from participants who have illustrated to me common perceptions, ideas and beliefs about a 'proper yoga teacher'.

So what...

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Strictly Spinalicious or Not!?

(0) Comments | Posted 6 February 2014 | (13:45)

Be clean and go green! Is that the only policy?

Spinach & spirulina........Yuck! Really!? or as I would say, 'Yummy' and yes please!

I know its that time of year where you all want to detox and divorce yourself from that lovely extra few pounds which magically happened...

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Make Friends With Your Wisdom

(0) Comments | Posted 5 October 2013 | (10:18)

Its your best friend, who will never let you down!

I'm always telling my friends and clients ''Make friends with your wisdom''
Funny how we always run to our friends to share our problems, yet more often than not, that's looking for answers in all the...

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Twenty Motivational Ideas to Keep on Exercising!

(1) Comments | Posted 24 May 2013 | (00:00)

Time to muster up fun, inspiring ideas for all levels of exercisers. There are still unconventional ways to expend calories without having to go to the gym!

No pain, no gain? Not in my world. Just dedicate your work-out to someone you love and believe me, there will...

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The power of positive affirmations

(0) Comments | Posted 9 April 2013 | (20:44)

What are positive affirmations?

Affirmations are assertive, positive words or phrases which help in directing your focus thus enabling you to accomplish all your dreams and passions in life. You can use these powerful statements to conquer your fears which have imprisoned you and prevented you from leading the successful...

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A Daily Guide to Mind Mastery

(0) Comments | Posted 18 October 2012 | (18:28)

Thought power

Did you know we have on average 70,000 thoughts a day. As there are 86,400 seconds in a 24 hour day, this means we produce a thought every 1.2 seconds. Now remember, this is simply an average quote. It is probably much higher for the...

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Safety Tips for Beginners Who Want to Exercise at Home

(0) Comments | Posted 25 September 2012 | (18:29)

Advice for working out safely at home:

Hire a professional trainer
If you are planning to train at home with your own equipment, then I strongly recommend you hire a professional trainer for a couple of sessions just to get you started. This will not only avoid any injury...

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Meditation is my Medication!

(0) Comments | Posted 6 September 2012 | (21:42)

Meditation is not always a discipline which needs to be practiced solely in a seated, upright posture. From experience, the mind can be silent in the noisiest shopping mall or the loudest party. This does not mean we just miraculously stop thinking. It is almost impossible to completely curb our...

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Fun Ways to Burn Calories Without Going to the Gym!

(0) Comments | Posted 5 September 2012 | (20:47)

If you're not a gym lover, then here are a few fun ways of burning those calories without going to the gym.

Sex can be a great workout for your body as well as your mind and your mood. Try different positions and alter the pace to work different muscle...

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Setting Intentions

(0) Comments | Posted 25 July 2012 | (14:13)

We are going to embrace the summer with a positive outlook to achieve all our health & fitness goals!

If you felt it has been a challenge in the past, set yourself an intention and initiate the steps to complete your goal and more importantly stick to it. The...

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Emotional Eating

(0) Comments | Posted 21 May 2012 | (21:44)

Eating disorders and emotional eating.

Unhealthy eating patterns can lead to what I call an eating disorder. An eating disorder relates to when an individuals approach to food and body image changes and becomes almost obsessive, unmanageable, leaving huge potential for causing damage to your health. This usually stems from...

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Recipes for Everlasting Beautiful Skin

(0) Comments | Posted 14 September 2011 | (16:34)

Why Skin Looks Dull?

Our skin is a delicate matter and affected by many things, including:

  • Movement - raising the eyebrows, frowning or smiling
  • Gravity - (which is unfortunately unavoidable!)
  • Medications - which can cause unwanted side effects of dehydration and chemical reactions
  • Alcohol - which leaves skin dull...
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