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Being Bootylicious without being Broke – Natural Organic Beauty

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Alternative Health, Beauty | 0 comments

I’ve been making my hottie hellenic hubby a bit wonky with all the natural beauty treatments I have been dabbling with lately.  He’s actually limited me to no more than one beauty experiment a day (what century are we in that our men can try to impose rules on us anyway?)  As I write this I am making my own rosewater from roses I plucked from our garden.  Here are some wallet-friendly beauty treatments that I have been experimenting with lately.  Most of these things you will probably have in your house anyway so no need to go out and buy a bunch of new products.   I love all the beauty stuff at Whole Foods with their commitment to clean ingredients but my wallet feels so naked after I shop at this place.  Some of them get a bit messy though and I had a few failures as well (don’t ever put a bunch of Pepto Bismo on your face…stained it pink!) . These can be fun girls nights or slumber party stuff to do together instead of spending $150 a person at a local spa.  Some of these will stay for awhile ( like the scrubs, Milk of Magnesia and rose-water toner) so I am even thinking about buying little containers , putting...

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Best and Worst Yoga Poses to do When You are Pregnant…..

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Prenatal Yoga, Yoga Health, Yoga Teacher training | 0 comments

Often women that are pregnant discover yoga since it is a way to heal, gain body awareness and nurture oneself. Yoga when you are pregnant helps to strengthen the body for child bearing and aids in relieving the common discomforts the body experiences. Yoga helps you find the time and space to look within yourself, allowing you to openly explore your own intrinsic knowledge about the cycles of life.  It is an opportunity to come together with a circle of women to share and connect with some of the dreams and scares that pregnancy brings as well. A prenatal and postnatal yoga practice can help you Support your health before and after pregnancy Connect you with other parents who are at all stages of pregnancy Improve your postpartum recovery Helps to strengthen the body for child bearing and aids in relieving the common discomforts the body experiences. Alleviate many of the discomforts of pregnancy such as nausea, constipation, varicose veins, swelling, back pain and sciatica. Cautions about practicing yoga while pregnant: Since nausea is common during the first part of pregnancy it may be helpful to practice in a well-ventilated room.  During the second trimester your growing belly will require modifying some poses. Use common sense and avoid putting too much pressure on the...

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Best Yoga Positions for Fertility

Posted by on Apr 4, 2015 in yoga fertility, Yoga Health, yoga infertility | 0 comments

The best yoga positions to aid fertility have a few key things in common: -Increase Circulation to the Reproductive Organs -Balance Hormones -Reduce Stress You made have already heard that inversions like headstand and shoulder stand are powerful fertility aids.  Those positions didn’t make our list for one simple reason: they should be done with proper supervision.  These poses made our list of the five best yoga positions to aid fertility because they don’t need supervision.  In fact, they...

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