‘There has been a huge rise in HIIT studios and hardcore exercise in general over the past few years. But today’s lifestyles are often hugely stressful for body and mind. We are working longer hours, we have no downtime thanks to email and social media, and then we compound this with heavy workouts. All of this can contribute to high cortisol levels and put a strain on the adrenal system.
‘People are burning out mentally and physically as a result.’
And the last place we need to be adding stress to is the yoga studio.