• Things We Love From Banyan Botanicals
    Tuesday, October 4, 2016Things We Love From Banyan Botanicals

    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.   CHYAVANPRASH This thick, dark herbal jam has become a favorite among YogaFit teachers, particularly those of us who have busy travel schedules and need to...

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  • Community Corner: Yoga Plays On
    Tuesday, October 4, 2016Community Corner: Yoga Plays On

    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...

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  • Yoga To The Rescue
    Tuesday, October 4, 2016Yoga To The Rescue

    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...

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  • YogaLean Recipe: Beth's Immunity Soup
    Saturday, October 1, 2016YogaLean Recipe: Beth's Immunity Soup

    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...

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  • Things We Love: Natural Deodorants
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016Things We Love: Natural Deodorants

    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...

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  • Yoga Rx for Runners
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016Yoga Rx for Runners

    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 Twisting Lunge Three-Legged Dog Tripod Dog Pigeon Single Leg Stretch Bridge Pose  ...

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  • Things We Love From Banyan Botanicals
    Things We Love From Banyan Botanicals
    Tuesday, 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.   CHYAVANPRASH 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 On
    Community Corner: Yoga Plays On
    Tuesday, 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 Rescue
    Yoga To The Rescue
    Tuesday, 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 Soup
    YogaLean Recipe: Beth's Immunity Soup
    Saturday, 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 Deodorants
    Things We Love: Natural Deodorants
    Tuesday, 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 Runners
    Yoga Rx for Runners
    Tuesday, 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 Twisting Lunge Three-Legged Dog Tripod Dog Pigeon Single Leg Stretch Bridge Pose  ...

    read more