Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Tahini Dressing Recipe

Tahini Dressing Recipe This is the most delicious dressing on earth!!!!! Sesame paste (tahini ) is seriously full of calcium also! Ingredients: ½ c tahini – they sell it at Stop &Shop with the peanut butter. ¼ c Balsamic vinegar or … Continue reading

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Buddha Bowls: Nutritious and delicious

Something Fast, Simple and Really Healthy? Seriously: YES. Buddha Bowls to the rescue!!! Buddha Bowls are nutritious and delicious.  You can begin with a half cup or so each of  grains and beans, and add greens of your choice as … Continue reading

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Ayurvedic Cooling Tips

Cool tips for Hot Times! These Cooling Tips come from Ayurveda.  Ayurveda is a system of diet and health practices thought to be about 5,000 years old, with timeless insights into human nature and human physiology.  The five elements earth, water, … Continue reading

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Beginning your day with Ayurveda

Many of the practices of Ayurveda, yoga and meditation emphasize doing your practices in the morning, even encouraging practitioners to rise well before dawn to perform their meditation and yoga movements. What is so important about getting up early, that … Continue reading

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Abdominal breathing

One of the best tools you can have in your back pocket for dealing with everyday stress and tension, or with episodes of pain and discomfort, is Abdominal Breathing.  It even helps tremendously to counteract garden-variety impatience and irritation! When … Continue reading

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Self Care 101: Abhyanga

Abhyanga (ah-bee-yanga) is a brief full-body self-massage that is a valuable part of maintaining good health. It works in an obvious way to move lymph and circulation, and is soothing for the skin ( our largest organ in the human … Continue reading

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Stretch, Strengthen, Breathe, Balance: Exercise to slow aging

There are so many ways that you can keep your body healthy, happy and in great shape. When you are exercising, you Stretch, Strengthen, Breathe, and Balance. All good ingredients to slow aging. Regular exercise provides a myriad of health benefits … Continue reading

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Slow Down- If You Can!

The habits most of us have gotten into are to do more, faster, and to double up on anything that we can.  I count myself in this club! Multi-tasking is the norm, and we tell ourselves we are being efficient … Continue reading

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Prenatal and Parenting Links!

I offer these Prenatal and Parenting links for my yoga studets and for anyone who is interested in these ideas that come to us from Yoga and Ayurveda. This information will be especially important for moms who may be birthing through … Continue reading

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Everyday Help: Abdominal breathing

One of the best tools you can have in your back pocket for dealing with everyday stress and tension, or with episodes of pain and discomfort, is your breath. When you are in pain, or when you are worried, tense, … Continue reading

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