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Travel Tips to Stay Well

Kirsten Joy Burch

Ayurveda, Food, Life, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

Travel can be fun, but also a really easy way to get sick! Ayurveda has recommendations on how to stay balanced, reduce stress, and improve sleep and digestion with just a few key points.

The first law of Ayurveda is "like increases like / opposites balance".  With that in mind, let'...

Parshvottanasana: The Lateral Extension

Luke Ketterhagen

Wellness, Yoga

Parshvottanasana, the lateral extension, is a standing posture that finds its way into the repertoire of almost every yoga student. Lengthening the torso over one leg and bending forward from the hip joints awakens an intense stretch in the deep muscles of the gluteal region as well as in the...

Your Body Speaks Your Mind

Kim Salisbury

Life, Meditation, Mindfulness, Weightloss, Wellness, Yoga

One of the most amazing books that I was introduced to several years ago during my yoga therapy certification was “You’re Body Speaks Your Mind,” by Deb Shapiro.  Since reading this book the very first time it has remained at my bedside and weekly I go to it for answers and inspiration....


Chidanandi Sheri Cherokee


Surrender “To surrender is to hand over everything to God: your thoughts, words, deeds, and everything you own.” Sri Narayani Amma

One way to define surrender is to offer love to the Divine, without expecting anything in return. To have peace and happiness you have to surrender. We all...

When Healthy Eating Becomes an Unhealthy Obsession

Lisa Breitenwischer HHC, AADP, E-RYT500

Food, Mindfulness, Wellness

Orthorexia Nervosa:
When Health Eating Becomes an Unhealthy Obsession.

The term Orthorexia was coined by Steven Bratman, MD. in 1997. He started using it with patients that were overly obsessed with healthy eating. The word Orthorexia is derived from...

The Power of Ayurveda: 3 Ways to Beat the Late Summer Heat

Sarah Guglielmi

Ayurveda, Food, Life, Wellness

As summer’s nearing end, I find myself and the world around me entering a season of change – back to school, vacation’s over, and the lush vibrant greens of midsummer are now showing browns and yellows at the edges.  Just today I saw a hint of red coming forth!

No matter where you...

A few tips to stay balanced..... AND not lock your kids in the closet!

Laura Abbott-Coan

Ayurveda, Life, Meditation, Yoga

Tips to stay balanced .........AND not lock your kids in the closet!
As a yoga therapist specializing in adolescence, with 3 kids of my own, people have preconcieved ideas that myself, and my kids, must be extremely healthy and calm!  Well, let me begin with the time...

5 Ways Nature Shows Us How to Keep "Your Cool" in The Summer Heat.

Kendall Inman

Ayurveda, Food, Life, Weightloss

I am fascinated with Ayurveda.  Often referred to as the sister science of yoga.  The science of life, longevity and vitality.  An Ayurvedic lifestyle is all about living in alignment with nature.  The nature that surrounds us and the nature within us....

Teaching Children's Yoga & My Yoga Story

Kristi McDonald

Life, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

Yoga is a very relevant topic to explore in the society of today’s children because it offers something nothing else can offer, a non-competitive outlet. Yoga also has many undeniable benefits that go along with it. Adults are reaping these benefits with great reward. It’s time we share this...

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