Things We Love From Banyan BotanicalsTuesday, October 4, 2016
We needed something to shore up our immune system when our busy teaching schedule keeps us on the road for days at a time. Our friends at Banyan Botanicals delivered.
This thick, dark herbal jam has become a favorite among YogaFit teachers, particularly those of us who have busy travel schedules and need to...read more
Community Corner: Yoga Plays OnTuesday, October 4, 2016
The first time Kristen Queen, a professor at Texas Christian University School of Music, took a yoga class was in 2006 with a wonderful YogaFit instructor. Even back then, she says, she kept noticing the effect yoga had on the way she taught music—the little nuggets that would surface whenever she worked with her flute students. It might...read more
Yoga To The RescueTuesday, October 4, 2016
Those of us who live and breathe all things yoga love reading studies or hearing experts confirm what we already know: yoga heals. The latest flurry of yoga-to-the-rescue activity focuses on kids in school. One study I read recently, while alarming, had a hopeful message. The study suggested that roughly 80 percent of children and teens will...read more
YogaLean Recipe: Beth's Immunity SoupSaturday, October 1, 2016
Garlic is an immunity strengthener/saver. It has been called a natural antibiotic because it triggers bacteria and viruses and on its own has high levels of manganese, calcium, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin C, phosphorous, copper, potassium, selenium and tryptophan.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
4 to 6 cups vegetable...read more
Things We Love: Natural DeodorantsTuesday, September 13, 2016
As most of us know, what we put on our skin is as important for our overall health as what we put in our mouths. We suspect that’s why plenty of chemical-, gluten-, and cruelty-free products have hit the natural marketplace over the last several years and the quality keeps getting better.
Why go natural? Because...read more
Yoga Rx for RunnersTuesday, September 13, 2016
Step-by-step instructions for each pose can be found in The YogaFit Athlete , by Beth Shaw, from which this sequence was excerpted. (©2016 Beth Shaw; Used with permission)
Downward Facing Dog
Single Leg Stretch