A Pride in Age

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“Let me say this as emphatically as possible: To despise the fact of aging is not only to despise life but to display a pitiful ignorance of the nature of life. Youth is not a state to be preserved but a state to be transcended. Youth has strength, but it does not have skill, which, in the long run, is the most potent strength. Youth has speed, but it does not have efficiency, which, in the long run, is the only effective way of obtaining goals. Youth is quick, but it is not deliberate, and deliberation is...

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Bacteria: The Good, the Bad and the Remedy!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Blog, Tips | 3 comments

Do you commonly experience digestive problems? Yeast infections? Chronic fatigue? Allergies? IBS? Cravings? Then you might benefit from eating fermented vegetables! All of the above problems can be traced to imbalanced intestinal flora (a higher proportion of “bad bacteria” to “good bacteria”). Eating fermented vegetables daily (along with reducing refined foods as always!) is a natural, inexpensive and easy way to maintain a healthy bacterial balance. A healthy colon (large intestine) is...

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Strength Starts With the Feet

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in Blog, Tips | 0 comments

Stand Strong I’m always talking to my students about their feet; Are they walking and standing with their toes pointing forward, are they standing with even weight on both feet and most importantly, are they taking the time to spread their toes?!!! This is an easy exercise that can be done while you’re lounging around at home and even while you’re giving yourself a pretty pedi if you’re so inclined 😉 Give it a try: Use toe separators as TLC for your feet. Separators help re-align the...

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Peace Within

Posted by on Apr 1, 2012 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you. May you be content with yourself just the way you are. Let this knowledge settle into your bones, and allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love. It is there for each and every one of us.” – Mother...

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Food Films Worth Watching!

Posted by on Dec 27, 2011 in Blog, Tips | 0 comments

Have some extra time this holiday season? Why not kick back and relax with one of these 12 insightful movies? Not only will you get some much needed down time, but hopefuly you’ll learn something new in the process!   Dirt (2009) Briefly focusing on the shortcomings and flaws in our agricultural methods, Dirt allows viewers to better understand how our food grows and the importance of healthy soil. All of our food (fruit, vegetables, meat, etc.) is completely dependent on the soil. Vegetation gathers...

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Healing Hamstring Injuries

Posted by on Oct 10, 2011 in Blog, Tips | 0 comments

3 Phases Of Healing Hamstring Injuries Rest during the inflammation phase (72 hours). Align during the repair phase (6 weeks). Strengthen and lengthen during the remodeling phase (up to a year or more). •Stage 1: Rest. For 72 hours after the initial injury, the student should rest the area completely. This gives the body time to remove damaged tissue and bring in cells that will produce new capillaries and collagen. The student should not attempt any stretching or strengthening activities and should not apply...

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