Nadi Shodhana Pranayama or Alternate Nostril Breathing is one of the most common and effective pranayama techniques. It can help with several respiratory disorders such as asthma, bronchitis, nasal allergy and it is also a great technique to reduce stress and anxiety as it calms the mind and brings in more clarity of thoughts. Nadi = subtle energy channel; Shodhana = cleaning, purification; Pranayama =Continue reading “Nadi Shodhana Pranayama: Breathing exercise to reduce stress and anxiety”
Author Archives: Mariana Lourenço
Theory of Prana
Prana is the vital life force, the energy that animates the entire manifest world. Prana exists everywhere and can simply transform from one form to another, it is the life-sustaining force present in all living beings and the energy that moves all natural processes of the universe.
Questions for Marcela Ceribelli
Marcela Ceribelli is the name behind Obvious Agency, a brand communication strategy and content agency focused on female narratives. CEO, creative director and now also podcaster on “Bom Dia Obvious”, Ceribelli proposes a new outlook on what brings women happiness.
Questions for Johanna Jaskowska
The visual artist is the genius behind Beauty 3000, an Instagram filter with a plastic effect that went viral and became the favorite among influencers and artists. Passionate about technology and sci-fi movies, Johanna sees filters as digital accessories, and hopes in the future we will have well-designed augmented reality glasses so we can wear them in our daily lives.
The Simplicity Issue
For our first issue we explore the beauty that is simplicity. The Simplicity issue celebrates clean shapes, rationalist thinking, classic tailoring and its timelessness. A minimalist luxury, simple that is chic, simple yet luxurious. Garments that will never fall out of style, from casual to sophisticated, unpretentious looks that captivate us for its effortlessness.
8 days on the road
An ode to travel enthusiasts and the dreamers who set out to change the world shot in the countryside of São Paulo. Photography Tinko Czetwertynski Styling Gabriela Splendore & Mariana Lourenço Make up & Hair Melissa Freese Photography assistant Gabriela Gauziski Model Clarice Vitkauskas at WAY Design Papaya Madness.
A touch of color in this cute studio story shot in London. Photography Christine Kreiselmaier Styling Mariana Lourenço Make up Rebekah Lidstone Hair Niki Black Model Alicia Davis at Models1 Design Rebecca Hawkes
Photography Cassia Tabatini Styling Gabriela Splendore & Mariana Lourenço Make up & Hair Agnes Mamede at Capa Mgt Model Rebecca Gobbi at Way Retouching Boris Fratogianni Photography Assistant Gui Dalvi Design Lily Dunlop Artwork Vivian de Campos at Atelier Aberto.
Celebrating the beauty of simplicity in this minimalistic story shot at the Trish House Yalding in
Kent, UK. Photography David Titlow Styling Gabriela Splendore & Mariana Lourenço Make up Claudine Blythman Hair Sofia Sjoo Model Marine Vanoutryve at Models 1 Digi Tech Rob Jarvis Lighting Assistant Christy White.