Just the Right Time

As I said previously, yoga is great for building my core, flexibility, and strengthening my muscles. Maybe more importantly it has come at just the right time to quiet my mind and gain focus.

3 Week Yoga Retreat

The program is led by 4 different yoga experts. It is great for those already familiar with yoga to review the basics and it is also perfect for someone who is new to yoga.

I first started practicing yoga about 5 years ago and was amazed at how helpful it was. I wish I would have realized all the benefits of yoga sooner.  Yoga can help:

Goofing Off

Goofing Off. The idea is that participating (goofing off) in activities that you are good at allows the brain uses this time to reorganize and sort information – memory consolidation. #wellness #healthy #hobbies

Greens for Breakfast?

It seems the only way I will get my greens in, is to think outside traditional meals. Why not greens for breakfast?

3 Hearty, Healthy Meals

One thing the 3 cardiologists I like have in common is they all have soups and stews they recommend for health. Here are my 3 favorite hearty, healthy meals that I’ve come up with as I adapt to their advice. Beef Vegetable Stew 1 lb of stew meat 4 cups beef broth – low sodium 1/2 head…

My Favorite Smoothies

I am a creature of habit.  I like to try new smoothies, but I also love having tried and true smoothie recipes that I know by heart. Here are three of my favorite go-to smoothie recipes.

Building a Strong Core

Building a strong core is fundamental in any fitness program. I like yoga, pilates, and barre for strengthening my core.  I think that people underestimate the strength and balance building value of yoga.  I used to think that way too until I tried yoga and saw the results. I like these DVDs because I can…

Back to the Drawing Board

It’s time to go back to the drawing board. Part of the reason I made my goal for the year to eat more whole foods was because I didn’t want to make my new year’s resolution something trite like “lose weight.”