• Beth's Mung and Quinoa Kitcharee
    Thursday, September 1, 2016Beth's Mung and Quinoa Kitcharee

    Kitcharee is a stew typically made from mung beans and brown or basmati rice. I use quinoa, however, because it is a complete protein and it adds a nice nutty flavor. Because of the spices in the masala, which include turmeric—a spice that helps fight infections—you should feel nourished. For the vegetables pick whatever is fresh...

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  • Immunity Trinity Tea
    Thursday, September 1, 2016Immunity Trinity Tea

    A perfect way to cleanse the system to support deep tissues.   What you'll need: 1 large knob of ginger root 3 lemons 1/4 cup raw honey 4 cups of filtered water   Make it YogaLean: 1. Peel the ginger and chop into small pieces 2. Wash the lemons, juice all 3 and save the rind...

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  • Ayurvedic Tips for Gentle Autumn Cleansing
    Thursday, September 1, 2016Ayurvedic Tips for Gentle Autumn Cleansing

    As we approach the Autumn Equinox, the days get shorter, the fiery heat of the summer wanes, and the season slips into the dry, cool and airy qualities of the Vata dosha. Internally, our digestive fire weakens as the weather turns cold, leaving us feeling a little unstable. So, it’s time to leave the raw foods of summer behind and turn to...

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  • Protect the Places You Love
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016Protect the Places You Love

    “Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” Ralph Waldo Emerson   This is a guest post from our friend (and YogaFit alum) at Pela, makers of an eco-friendly phone cases made with plants instead of oil-based plastic.   If you could choose to practice and/or teach yoga, where would you choose?...

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  • Rx for the Wrists
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016Rx for the Wrists

    Wrist pain or discomfort is one of the most common complaints we hear from our students—particularly those whose work depends on sitting in front of a computer for hours. And, unfortunately, we know that stiff or sore wrists can make doing certain types of yoga (think vinyasa with its chaturangas, up dogs and down dogs) out of reach for...

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  • YogaLean: Tame the Heat
    Monday, August 1, 2016YogaLean: Tame the Heat

    The lazy, hazy days of Summer are upon us, and it’s pretty safe to say that most of us are looking for ways to cool down. Ayurveda says that summer is “pitta” time, where we experience the sun’s unrelenting heat, which can leave us pitta types feeling irritable, dehydrated and short-tempered, and to add insult to injury,...

    read more
  • Beth's Mung and Quinoa Kitcharee
    Beth's Mung and Quinoa Kitcharee
    Thursday, September 1, 2016

    Kitcharee is a stew typically made from mung beans and brown or basmati rice. I use quinoa, however, because it is a complete protein and it adds a nice nutty flavor. Because of the spices in the masala, which include turmeric—a spice that helps fight infections—you should feel nourished. For the vegetables pick whatever is fresh...

    read more
  • Immunity Trinity Tea
    Immunity Trinity Tea
    Thursday, September 1, 2016

    A perfect way to cleanse the system to support deep tissues.   What you'll need: 1 large knob of ginger root 3 lemons 1/4 cup raw honey 4 cups of filtered water   Make it YogaLean: 1. Peel the ginger and chop into small pieces 2. Wash the lemons, juice all 3 and save the rind...

    read more
  • Ayurvedic Tips for Gentle Autumn Cleansing
    Ayurvedic Tips for Gentle Autumn Cleansing
    Thursday, September 1, 2016

    As we approach the Autumn Equinox, the days get shorter, the fiery heat of the summer wanes, and the season slips into the dry, cool and airy qualities of the Vata dosha. Internally, our digestive fire weakens as the weather turns cold, leaving us feeling a little unstable. So, it’s time to leave the raw foods of summer behind and turn to...

    read more
  • Protect the Places You Love
    Protect the Places You Love
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    “Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” Ralph Waldo Emerson   This is a guest post from our friend (and YogaFit alum) at Pela, makers of an eco-friendly phone cases made with plants instead of oil-based plastic.   If you could choose to practice and/or teach yoga, where would you choose?...

    read more
  • Rx for the Wrists
    Rx for the Wrists
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    Wrist pain or discomfort is one of the most common complaints we hear from our students—particularly those whose work depends on sitting in front of a computer for hours. And, unfortunately, we know that stiff or sore wrists can make doing certain types of yoga (think vinyasa with its chaturangas, up dogs and down dogs) out of reach for...

    read more
  • YogaLean: Tame the Heat
    YogaLean: Tame the Heat
    Monday, August 1, 2016

    The lazy, hazy days of Summer are upon us, and it’s pretty safe to say that most of us are looking for ways to cool down. Ayurveda says that summer is “pitta” time, where we experience the sun’s unrelenting heat, which can leave us pitta types feeling irritable, dehydrated and short-tempered, and to add insult to injury,...

    read more