Easy Ways to Start a Meditation Practice

Holistic Life Coaching Norwalk CT

It is ideal to practice in a clean, clutter-free and quiet room. It also helps to have the room dimly lit. Sit in a comfortable seated position with your spine held erect. If you choose to sit on the floor using a cushion or…

Kale and Cacao Smoothie

  1 ½ cup Water or Almond Milk 1 ½ cups Kale 1 tablespoon Chia Seeds or Hemp Seeds 1 Banana 2 Tablespoons Cacao Powder or Cacao Nibs Blend all ingredients and Enjoy!

Organic Spring Perfumes

Yoga Instructor and Life Coach Norwalk CT

Celebrate spring with organic perfumes made from essential oils. Essential oils from flowers, leaves, roots, seeds, and woods make beautiful perfumes that double as mood enhancing medicine. You can make your own unique perfume by adding a few drops of your favorite essential oils…

Side Plank for Scoliosis

According to a recent study published in “Global Advances in Health and Medicine” practicing the Side Plank Pose can reduce scoliotic spinal curvature. The study states that participants who held the pose for 1.5 minutes per day, 6 days per week, for approximately six…

5 WAYS PILATES AND YOGA HELPS BOYS WITH SPORTS AND ATHLETIC TRAINING

Pilates and yoga exercises are highly beneficial cross training tools for boys who play a variety of sports. Specifically, pilates and yoga are examples of neuromotor exercise (proprioceptive training) and functional fitness that develops balance, coordination, gait, and agility. Adding pilates and yoga to…

VEGAN AND GLUTEN FREE COSMETICS

If you are vegan like me or have gluten sensitivity you may not want to use personal care products or cosmetics that contain ingredients of animal origin or gluten. Finding cosmetics can be difficult because many companies use wheat, animal products, and an ingredient…

SPICE UP YOUR GRAINS

Grains are a great source of vitamins, protein and healthy carbohydrates that we need to sustain energy. Some people shy away from grains because they fear gluten sensitivity. Truth is, for most people, gluten is not an issue. It is an problem for the…

RHYTHM AND FLOW

As a dancer, I’ve always been aware of the magic of music and how moving to different rhythms can transport my body and mind to an altered state of being. This is one of the many reasons that I gravitated toward the hatha yoga…

BURN THE FLOOR WITH CARDIO DANCE CLASSES

As a wellness coach, I am always looking for fun ways for my clients to stay healthy and active. I recommend cardio dance classes all the time because they are fun and you don’t even realize that you are working out. I have danced…

SIMPLE YOGA STRETCH FOR YOUR BACK

If you spent the weekend out of town for the July 4th holiday weekend, chances are you may have endured hours of sitting in traffic traveling to and from your destination. Below is a simple back stretching sequence that can help release built up…