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A Tumble-tious Love affair: How to do Handstand

Yoga: That's why they call it a practice. Stretching and strengthening your body in the right areas will help you get closer and closer to going upside down. With handstand, so much of it is fear based. Phew! Talk about practicing yoga on…
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How does yoga set you free?

 Articles about yoga have now begun to clog the social media airways all with a common theme "here's what yoga does for me," oh and here's another picture of an arm balance, except this time it's on top of a fire hydrant. 

 Yes, yoga is everywhere, but for good reason.

 

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The tract of my tears: How to repair your gut

Natural ways to strengthen your gut, help with bloating, and boost immune system Of course I’m speaking of your gastrointestinal tract. You know, the one that determines your mood, the strength of your immune system, and your overall…
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How to trust yourself when you're giddy with stagefright

The scene: Boston, MA preparing for a major nutrition presentation in my home office in the morning of April 6th.

What was I eating? 1 cup of organic coffee and a yogurt parfait with my homemade granola!

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Karen's Intro to Fighter Conditioning: Part 2

Karen goes back to Peter Welch's gym, but this time she brings her sisters.  ;) 

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5 Alternatives to Drinking milk

There are astonishing milk alternatives!  "You don't have to eat dairy to get the benefits you think it has." Nutritious Yogi Don't cry over spilled, (hormone-laden, pasteurized, allergy-producing) MILK! There are alternatives Ok, so what’s…
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15 80s Running Songs

5 old favorites from the 1980s that make me run just a lil faster...

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Song about wanting to be free: Angel from Montgomery by Bonnie Raitt

For me, yoga is about capturing a feeling whether happy or sad, and then setting it free. This song is about wanting to break away... someone who has a determined spirit that wishes to fly, but is trapped. Can we relate to this feeling to…
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If you like Pina Coladas....Coconut Oil Benefits and Smoothie Recipe

 Now those of you over 35, go ahead and finish the lyric! Seriously though, what's the deal with coconut oil and why won't nutrition people stop talking about it. Are you sick of hearing me talk about coconuts? Haha, well I’m pretty certain…
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How to do revolved triangle pose for beginners

 Taking a spin in revolved triangle pose is one of the best ways to detoxify the body One of my favorite sequences to teach is a whole-body detoxification class where I love to say “you’re ringing yourselves out like sponges," just so…
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Inspiring Song for Yoga Playlist: Breaths by Sweet honey in the rock

Imagine 7 Aretha Franklins singing you a private lullaby using just their voices as instruments..