DATE: CATEGORY: Mind + Body

40 Days of Yoga: Day 5

Today I discovered the sweetness at the bottom of the exhale. I think I’ve been rushing through my exhales in order to quickly get to my next inhale. In yoga, I thought the inhale was where the stability came from. And certainly a vigorous vinyasa practice can have me wanting to gasp for breath. But … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Mind + Body

40 Days of Yoga: Day 4

I love yoga. I find myself looking forward to my practice all day. That being said, there’s a moment in most classes where I think to myself, “why the heck did I think I could do this today?” I’m probably not alone here. Challenging classes can make you want to bolt for the door. In … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Mind + Body

40 Days of Yoga: Day 3

All day I’ve been feeling crazy euphoric. The time between when I woke up and left for work seemed to stretch on forever (when does that happen?!), and I’ve been rocking out in my car as if I were a cast member of Glee. This could be the result of some random happiness phenomenon, but … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Mind + Body

40 Days of Yoga: Day 2

Meditation is hard. As much as I look forward to those times where I can completely silence my thoughts, I always find about a million things to think about in the moment. It’s like there’s this internal war going on between the part of my brain that wants the quiet and the part of my … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Mind + Body

40 Days of Yoga: Day 1

Part of the 40 Days workshop is a focus on diet, specifically eating mindfully. That concept may not seem radical to most, but when you’re asked to think about what you consume, when you consume it and why, you begin to wonder “how the heck have I checked out of every meal I’ve consumed for … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Mind + Body

40 Days of Yoga – One Chef’s Journey through Mind, Body, and Spirit

Once upon a time, I visited a yoga studio where they had posted the most clever, and possibly most profound, sign in their women’s restroom. It read “You have the opportunity to practice yoga every moment of every day. Please keep this area clean out of respect for the yogi who enters after you.” In … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Nutrition in the News

Holistic Nutrition: A 40-Year Review

By Ed Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. Over the past twenty years, research has been published demonstrating that food is the primary promoter of health and protector from disease. This has given the public and the medical profession a much needed wake-up call. Ed Bauman writes a 40-year review about holistic nutrition. Read more: Holistic Nutrition: A … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Nutrition Tips

Sustainable Nutrition: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

By Kristin Wartman, M.A., NE and Ed Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. Food, the most basic of human needs, must be reevaluated and understood in a way that creates and builds health — both for the individual and for the environment. It also must be considered in a way that ensures future generations will have access to … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Illness Prevention + Recovery

A Recipe For Immune Health

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. The recipe for immune health is to eat and sleep well, stay hydrated, walk daily, take antioxidant nutrients and maintain a kind, positive attitude come what may. The immune system is our cellular guardian angel and private body guard. The sweet part is that it works to watch over us … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Illness Prevention + Recovery

Swine Flu: Media, Medicine + Natural Health Perspectives

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. The Swine Flu outbreak of Spring 2009 created a media circus and nightly news horror movie with all of us as supporting actors (without pay). The Plot: A new molecule of mass destruction is released from our neighbor to the South, comprised of a deadly mix of bird, human, and swine flu, and the phenomenon is … Read More

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