Contributors + Words of Wisdom


Bethany Platanella

Bethany is a yoga instructor and lifestyle writer based in Miami. She is the founder of AE International, a luxury active retreat company where she personally hosts unforgettable adventures for small groups of active travellers all over the world. Follow her on Instagram at @activeescapesinternational and join her mailing list on her website:


Steven Schwartz

Steven is a student of life and a lifelong adventurer who brings a spark of contagious energy to every situation. He is a successful entrepreneur and co-host of the popular radio segment, The Smart Guys on Long Island radio. On his journey, Steven has become a practitioner and teacher of hot yoga, received a black belt in martial arts, and completed the New York City marathon. Visit:

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Jessica Klasnick

A certified life and business coach, Deep Dive coach and graduate of RaMa Institute for Applied Yogic Science and Technology, Jess works with a library of tools to create change that includes causal coaching, meditation and future focus principles. She doesn’t teach clients how to recreate her best life — she teaches you how to discover your own. Find out more at:

Regular contributors:

Claudia Brown, Paula Hines, Victoria Jackson, Lauren Bloxham, Lydia Kimmerling, Kiki Morriss, Sue Pugh

Words of wisdom

“Be proud of your scars. They remind you that you have the will to live.”

Paulo Coelho

Om Magazine

First published in November 2009, OM Yoga magazine has become the most popular yoga title in the UK. Available from all major supermarkets, independents and newsstands across the UK. Also available on all digital platforms.