December 2014

3 healthy breakfast recipes

Recipes by Sarah Miller

Breakfast is arguably the best meal of the day. What other meal do we sometimes eat twice in one day (breakfast for dinner = best thing ever) and gets to set the tone on a daily basis for the rest of our day? Here are three healthy breakfast recipes that are easy to make and will keep you fueled all morning long.

Overnight Chia Pudding Parfait

Make this one before bed and it’s ready for you to grab on the go in the morning.

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3 yoga poses to help you warm up on a winter's day

General by Jessica Bellofatto

We have had some milder weather these past few weeks, but still a lot of wet, gray days. With many months of winter still ahead of us, it’s enough to make even the best of us feel kind of low. So much has been going on in the world as well. The events in Sandy Hook, right on the heels of Hurricane Sandy… a lot of sadness and confusion. The practice of yoga has been, for the last twenty years, a faithful companion to me.

Essential nutrients your body needs for winter

General by YogaEarth

Unless you are some of the fortunate few, you’ve probably already felt a tickle in the back of your throat, experienced a deep chill and felt the many months of colder and darker days finally settle in to stay. It’s hard to go a day, let alone a few minutes, without seeing the person next to you at the bus stop or across the market aisle cough, sneeze and sniffle. Yep, flu season is upon us.

How to make your own hand salve

General by Charlynn Avery

Dry winter weather can wreak havoc on hands and cuticles. Here’s an easy DIY hand salve recipe from aromatherapist Charlynn Avery to keep your hands soft and supple all winter long.

Utilizing cocoa butter, sweet almond oil and several essential oils, a simple and effective winter hand salve is easy to make. Our hands show the effects of dry weather easily and with a little care, can stay soft and supple throughout the winter months.

The perfect beginner's yoga guide

General

Finally... it's the perfect book about yoga that covers everything from buying the right yoga mat to what happens if you fart in class. Frozen Yoga: A Concentrated Guide for Yoga Newbies, is alignyo founder and 20-year yoga-industry veteran Liz Eustace insider's guide to getting on (and staying) your yoga mat.

Liz unpacks every tool in her kit while keeping it light and fun. It's the perfect holiday gift or stocking stuffer for the person in your life who is 'yoga curious'.