Grace / Fitness

How Yoga and Meditation Make Life Better for Seniors and Caregivers (GUEST ARTICLE)

There is so much is to be gained from yoga and meditation, and science is taking notice. In fact, these ancient practices are getting more attention than ever, as some studies show the mental and physical benefits are both important and measurable. You can improve heart health through improved circulation, lowered heart rate, and reduced blood pressure. People with arthritis can improve joint health and reduce inflammation, and those with back pain often experience relief within days of beginning a regimen. Symptoms of asthma can be reduced, stress levels lowered, risk of depression lowered, and it can boost your mood for a more positive outlook on life.  It’s a great way to improve strength, stamina, flexibility, and balance, and there are even indicators that you can lower your risk for dementia.

Is Soy Bad?

I get asked this. A LOT.   Males and females alike are concerned, as are people of all ages. Social media and the World Wide Web have quickly touted the dangers of soy, DESPITE the evidence stating otherwise. Study after study shows non-GMO, organic soy is actually beneficial to our health.  Why the misinformation? Like …

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October ’16 Events and links for more details:

It’s my favourite season, and it’s starting off with a real bang with all these October events!  Join me for some amazing ways to “Fall Into Wellness!” *October 1: Fall Festival 2016 Phoenix Eastern Medical Center, Farmingdale—11am-3pm. Food and Family Fun – Free Massages, Free Yoga Classes, Martial Arts Show, Face Painting, Raffles, organic …

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It’s a wrap!

Here’s a little known fact… I hate getting wraps or burrito’s that are messy, or uneven.  I worked for a Mexican fast food chain for 4-1/2 years in my teenage years (I’m sure you can guess which one!), and was highly-trained in wrapping burritos.  Yes, one can be “highly-trained” in a skill such as …

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