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Day Eleven SFY Mindful May Challenge #pleasure – Chia pudding parfait with berries

Day 11 #SFYMindfulMay #pleasure – during today’s yin yoga class I spoke about being mindful of pleasure. I love that Christiane Northrup, MD professes that “Pleasure is a vital nutrient.” Where we place our attention and awareness, we increase our … Continue reading

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Day Eight SFY Mindful May Challenge – Mindful eating

MINDFUL EATING – mindful of WHAT you eat and HOW you eat. Do you multi-task while you eat?  Eating in front of the TV…while reading your email on your smart phone…while reading the paper? When is the last time you … Continue reading

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Day Three SFY Mindful May Challenge – Water (Simple tip: Save your kitchen rinse water)

Hydrating is a goal for me during this 21 day mindfulness challenge since this is also my opportunity for spring cleaning and detoxing from the inside out.  But, I’m also uber-aware of conserving water now that we live in drought-stricken … Continue reading

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Day Two SFY Mindful May Challenge – Shoulders

Because of a recently diagnosed frozen shoulder and my awareness of so many of my yoga students reporting shoulder tightness and pain, I am committing to extra TLC for shoulders!  Right now I can’t grasp my fingers but, with the … Continue reading

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Day One SFY Mindful May Challenge – Watermelon detox juice recipe

Watermelon detox juice 1 small watermelon cubed (~ 4 cups) Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 cup water 1 tablespoon turmeric Whiz up on high in your blender.  Serve frothy over ice or room temp.  Cheers! Watermelon to hydrate Lemon to … Continue reading

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WEEK 4 – DETOX & YOGA CHALLENGE: REINTRODUCING FOODS

Congrats!  You’ve made it to the final week of our detox and yoga challenge with only SEVEN MORE DAYS TO GO!! With the help of our “secret” facebook group I’ve re-confirmed my belief that participating in a challenge, involving changing … Continue reading

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DAY 4: PREPPING FOR WEEK 2…SHOPPING AND YOGA CHECK-IN

WEEK 1 – WEANING GLUTEN, DAIRY, MEAT, CAFFEINE, SUGAR AND ALCOHOL It’s day 4 of our detox and yoga challenge and in a few more days we will have eliminated gluten, dairy, meat, caffeine, sugar, and alcohol…whew!  I hope you’ve … Continue reading

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