In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on December 22 and marks the day with the fewest hours of daylight in the year. Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillips share a ritual to celebrate the magic of the winter solstice and the annual transition into longer, lighter days.
Nadia Narain is one of the UK's top yoga teachers, known for her range of bestselling DVDs. She began her career teaching yoga on tour with bands, and then became one of the original teachers at London's celebrated Triyoga centre. She is a regular in magazines such as Vogue, Elle and Harper's Bazaar, and also has her own range of chemical-free candles and perfume.