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Yoga for Youth
This is an interview with Kelly Wood, who opened Karuna Yoga studio in Los Angeles in 2002. Since the opening of the studio, she has taught kids yoga classes with consistent attendance. Parents who were taking her adult yoga classes asked if she would consider going into their child s public school classroom to teach kids yoga. In 2002, she began teaching weekly 20-minute classes in LAUSD elementary schools, continuing to this day with a strong network of ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Sleep Your Way to Slim: 10 Ways to Improve Sleep for Wellness and Weight Loss
Did you know that a good night s sleep is the secret ingredient to slimming down your waistline and boosting overall health Lack of sleep causes hormone imbalances , specifically the hormones that manage hunger, appetite, and blood sugar levels. So when you don t get enough sleep, your hunger and appetite increases, leading you to eat more. But your body will also be less able to manage your blood sugar, making weight gain, inflammation, and diabetes more ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Two Ways Yoga Can Help Benefit Multiple Sclerosis
March has been proclaimed Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month , spotlighting MS awareness, support and resources. Multiple sclerosis MS is a chronic disease of the nervous system that affects different parts of the brain and spinal cord. In honor of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, here are two ways that yoga can help benefit people with MS. Yoga Can Help Improve Mind and Body People with MS have a wide range of physical and mental symptoms including pro ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
3 Natural Ingredients That Clean (Almost) Anything in Your House
What includes a sprig of mint, a twist of citrus, and packs a real punch in every room of the house Here s a hint It s better suited to a spray bottle than a cocktail glass. We re talking about DIY all-natural household cleaners, of course -- the kind that side-step harsh fumes and chemicals in favor of kitchen staples. If your home is on the market, you might want to be careful to avoid offending a potential buyer s sensitivities ahem, please put down tha ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
10 Beauty Foods For Glowing Skin And Shiny Hair
Photo credit Paul Delmont, Thrive Market Beauty from the inside out is what we re going for with a healthy lifestyle. Rather than looking to your vanity table for a beauty fix, take a look in your kitchen -- you might be surprised how much what you eat can affect your skin and hair 1. Dark chocolate Contrary to popular belief, chocolate does not cause acne. In fact, research has shown that dark chocolate even protects skin from sun damage. Chocolate, or ra ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Drink Your Rooibos? Natural Cancer Remedies -- Sorting Fact From Fiction
Kareemah Gamieldien , Cape Peninsula University of Technology When it comes to natural remedies for cancer therapy, many patients are given anecdotal advice about the usefulness of alternative traditional medicines. They are also often told to combine these with their conventional medication for added effect. While conventional treatments are subjected to rigorous research before they can be recommended for clinical use, alternative treatments are not. The ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Making Yoga Accessible And Affordable To All
This is an interview with Dana Walters, co-founder of Project Yoga Richmond . Dana told me that she took her first group class in 1994, but yoga didn t immediately grab her the way it can newcomers it took several years. She started Project Yoga Richmond, a non-profit organization, in 2010. Rob What originally motivated you to do this work, and what continues to motivate you How, if at all, has that motivation changed over time What drove the inception of ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Witnessing The Positive Impact Of Yoga On Veterans
This is an interview with Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas, a Marine veteran and public health researcher who is interested in finding ways to promote mental health for military-connected personnel. She believes passionately in behavioral health solutions beyond the clinical realm. Kate is a college professor and trained yoga instructor. In 2013, she completed levels I II of the Warriors at Ease Trauma-Sensitive Teacher Training for Military Veterans. She writes ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
I Love Coffee
I was taken by the power that savoring a simple cup of coffee can have to connect people and create community. Howard Schultz, Chairman and CEO of Starbucks I love coffee I love how it tastes. I love how it feels going down. I love the whole ritual around drinking coffee, whether brewing it myself or sitting in a coffee house with a nice hot cup of Joe and a book or a friend to catch up with. And I love how it feels after I drink it...until I don t. I enjo ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Community Yoga for Positive Change
This is an interview with Aidee Chavez Frescas Douglas, whom I met at the fourth annual Yoga Service Conference at Omega Institute. A yoga teacher and marketing director for the nonprofit Yoga 4 Change , a 501c3 supported in partnership with Meriden s Women and Families Center, Aidee teaches yoga at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pre-Trial Detention Facility in Jacksonville, FL. Rob What originally motivated you to do this work, and what contin ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
1 Entity That Can Surely Transform Your Yoga Practice
The newly released 2016 Yoga in America Study conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance shows that the number of US yoga practitioners has increased to more than 36 million, up from 20.4 million in 2012, while annual practitioner spending on yoga classes, clothing, equipment, and accessories rose to 16 billion, up from 10 billion over the past four years. Yoga is a thriving, growing industry, says Carin Gorrell , editor in chief of Yoga Journal. Whether ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Food For The Soul
Food is really and truly the most effective medicine. Dr. Joel Fuhrman I was having a conversation with a new medical doctor at the clinic where I worked one day. We were discussing my radio program, and I had mentioned that some of my recent interviews were with nutritional experts, including speaker and author of the bestseller, Eat To Live , Dr. Joel Fuhrman and national speaker, rehabilitation specialist, and founder of Fully Alive Today , Dr. Scott St ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28