yoga

How Can You Spend a Gorgeous Day Out Off the Beaten Path Near Tokyo?

Kanagawa Prefecture is next to Tokyo and is easily reachable from the city by train or bus. The prefecture is mostly known for tourist spots such as Yokohama and Kamakura. While these places are indeed great, there is much more to Kanagawa. I visited an area called “Shonan” for the first time, and I did…

Want to Lose Weight the Japanese Way? 4 Fun Ways to Get Fit in Japan

Japanese people are typically slimmer than any other nationalities around the world. Have you ever wondered why? It is primarily because both young and old have the tendency to cut the carbs in their diet. If you ever find yourself staying in Japan for quite a while, it would be best to stay fit the…

How to Find a Gym and Keep Fit in Japan

I’m originally from the United States, and I’ve been living in Japan for three years. Everyone in my family is athletic, so we’ve had an intimate relationship with sports, exercise and health all our lives. Since my father taught me how to lift weights when I was 15, it’s been a regular part of my…

Free Your Body and Mind at these Bilingual Yoga Studios in Tokyo

Yoga is a worldwide phenomenon nowadays. It is not an exception in Japan. In a busy, modern lifestyle, we are exposed and yoga gives us an opportunity to feel our body again, to align with body and mind, and above. For those of you who are familiar with yoga in your home countries and for…

3 Things You Need To Know About Aikido

centre.nikkeiplace.org/ Aikido is one of the Japanese Martial Art forms which evolved in the 20th century and spread to the rest of the world after the Second World War. I advise you to attend at least one Aikido class while you are visiting Japan. Aikido is gaining popularity day by day due to its unique…