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Yoga Shala is a gorgeous haven to practice yoga at.

Ashtanga yoga beginners course in English in Reykjavik

19 Apr Have you always wanted to learn the basic foundations of Ashtanga Yoga? Now Yoga Shala in Reykjavik offer a foundation course taught in English.

Iceland second for chlamydia in Europe

29 Nov The rate of reported chlamydia cases in Iceland is almost three times higher than the European average and second only to Denmark, a new OECD report suggests.

Representatives of the five parties currently in coalition talks.

Iceland government talks prioritising health service

22 Nov Four working groups dealing with various important social and political issues for Iceland met yesterday as part of ongoing coalition talks between Iceland’s five opposition parties.

Icelanders biggest users of addictive drugs in the Nordics

7 Nov Iceland tops the Nordic table in the use of addictive painkillers, stimulants, sleeping pills, tranquilisers, sedatives and anticonvulsants, it has emerged.

View on Iceland: Longevity, Viking Horses and Mosquitoes

5 Nov Once you finished browsing Iceland Monitor’s wide selection of news, events and features, you might like to have a look at some other Iceland-related material from around the world that we shall be collecting for you weekly.

Icelandic children second fittest in the world

27 Sep Icelandic children rank second in a new study on physical fitness conducted by the University of North Dakota and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

The man was arrested in July last year.

Charges dropped in Iceland HIV infection case

20 Sep Charges against a man arrested last year on suspicion of deliberately infecting women in Iceland with HIV have been dropped.

The spa offers two hot tubs, filled of course with Iceland's natural geothermal water.

An oasis of relaxation in central Reykjavik

8 Sep Reykjavik has plenty of wonderful spas that make the most of Iceland's geothermally heated water and natural skin products. In the Grand Hótel tower you'll find Reykjavik Spa, a small, elegant spa which offers luxurious pampering.

The instructors at Ashtanga Yoga Iceland met through their shared passion.

Morning Ashtanga classes in central Reykjavik

25 Aug Four yoga teachers got together to form Ashtanga Yoga Iceland to be able to offer Mysore style morning classes to Reykjavik yogis and yoginis.

Icelandair cabin crew hit by wave of on-board illnesses

23 Aug Icelandic airline Icelandair is investigating a spate of on-board illnesses recently reported by members of its cabin crew.

UK reality TV star in wheelchair after Iceland hike

18 Aug Geordie Shore star Vicky Pattison was left confined to a wheelchair after attempting Iceland’s challenging Landmannalaugar trail to raise money for a breast cancer awareness charity.

Gwyneth Paltrow lét sig ekki vanta.

Gwyneth Paltrow in Iceland

29 Jun Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow is currently in Iceland and has been spotted eating at Iceland's raw-food restaurant Gló twice.

On a visit to Reykjavik? Here you can drop in to a yoga class in English.

Yoga classes in English at the heart of Reykjavik

11 Jun Bjarney Hinriksdóttir, known as Baddý, got hooked on yoga eight years ago and is now offering classes in English in a dance studio right next to the hip Kex Hostel in downtown Reykjavik.

As an author, Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction.

"The roots of addiction can be traced to childhood"

10 Jun Renowned speaker and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development. On Monday he will be holding several lectures on the topic at Harpa concert hall and conference centre in Reykjavik.

Cancer in Iceland linked to living in geothermal areas

1 Jun Scientists from the University of Iceland have discovered a link between rates of cancer and the amount of time spent living in areas of Iceland which use geothermal water.


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