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3 Reasons Yoga Can Help Fight Pediatric Obesity

pediatric obesity

Today, one in five kids between the ages of 6-19 suffers pediatric obesity. Pediatric Obesity has immediate and long-term effects on well-being and health. If you are looking to address childhood obesity, physical activity is key to developing a healthy weight. Today, we will discuss how yoga can be a healthy physical activity for children and […]

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3 Important Things to Know About Reiki

Reiki is a Japanese practice that promotes stress reduction, relaxation and hands-on healing, channeled through a practitioner’s hands for self-healing or the healing of others.  Reiki originated in Japan, and in Japanese, Reiki means “universal life energy”.  A Reiki practitioner directs this universal life energy to promote health and healing.  Here, three reasons to try […]

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3 Reasons to Try Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga is a very relaxed style of yoga, intended to allow the body to rest and relax.  Multiple props are utilized to help the student relax into supported poses.  Expect 5 to 7 different poses in a full restorative class, and each pose is usually held for at least 5 minutes.  Much like a […]

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5 Reasons to Try Pilates Flow

Pilates Flow

Pilates Flow is a workout that combines strength training, cardio, and mind body balance into one fun and dynamic workout. Here, we will discuss the benefits of mat Pilates and our newest fun class, Pilates Flow! Strengthen Your Core. Many Pilates moves focus on the core, or “powerhouse”, in Pilates terms. If you have been […]

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5 Easy Tips to Add More Vegetables to Your Day

Current dietary guidelines recommend that half of your plate at every meal be fruits and vegetables.  Adding a wide variety of fruits and vegetables to your diet has a major nutrition diet, but it can be difficult to make the switch.  Whether you are preparing and cooking for yourself or your family, we will discuss […]

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5 Reasons to Consider Private Yoga Lessons

            Whether you are an advanced yogi or brand new to the practice, you may be surprised to learn that private lessons can deepen your practice and provide new learning opportunities.  Here are 5 reasons to consider trying private yoga lessons.  1.      The Original Practice.  Yoga was never intended to be a group class.  It was […]

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Kids and Body Image: 5 Ways to Promote Positivity

Body image is an integral part of developing a healthy lifestyle, and fostering a positive body image in kids helps them to feel comfortable and confident.  Kids with a negative body image feel more self-conscious and anxious, and are at a greater risk for eating disorders and excessive weight gain.  So how do you implement […]

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3 Things to Know About Kids and Caffeine

For many adults, that morning cup of coffee is a necessity.  However, you may be surprised to learn that approximately 75 percent of children, adolescents and young adults in the United States also consume caffeine.  Because caffeine is common in coffee, tea and soda, kids and teens may unintentionally consume large amounts of caffeine on […]

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5 Ways to Keep Prenatal Yoga Safe

Prenatal yoga can be very beneficial as a form of exercise and as a way to relax.  If you already have a yoga practice and are looking for ways to practice safely, consider the following tips to incorporate into your practice.  If you are brand new to yoga, keep in mind the following when searching […]

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7 Healthy Rules for Dining Out

If you are eating healthier, you are probably aware that is a lot easier to control calories, fat and other nutrients when you cook the food that ends up on your plate.  But healthy eating can still be fun, and you do not need to fear dining out if you are trying to eat healthier.  […]

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