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Get To Know Juan Gamboa

Get To Know Juan Gamboa

We are lucky to have Juan Gamboa join us as a guest teacher on our upcoming training in Greece July 2015. He will lead fun Vinyasa classes and workshops on inversions. Learn to fly this summer with Juan! Find out more about him here. Stress from working in a corporate job in 1999 while going [...]

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Staying Fit While Traveling

Staying Fit While Traveling

Whether you are a road warrior or a weekend warrior, when you spend several weeks or months a year traveling it can be a challenge to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Different foods and eating habits can begin to creep in if and you’re not careful, vacation mindset starts to take over. One way I combat [...]

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How to Stay Calm While Traveling

How to Stay Calm While Traveling

Having traveled the world these last 20 years I’ve had a lot of layovers, delayed flights, cancellations, and just plain ol’ missed flights due to my own mistakes. It takes a certain amount of creativity to stay calm during these times of frustration. I recently arrived to JFK early for a 12:20am flight. The weather [...]

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Asparagus Mushroom Bowl

Asparagus Mushroom Bowl

I don't normally eat the rice when I order Indian food, but Chris was not around to eat it and I didn't want it to go to waste. On a separate occasion, I had recently had some delicious roasted mushrooms and wanted to replicate them at home so I decided to conjure up something based [...]

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A Year of Challenges

A Year of Challenges

I'm usually up for a challenge and like to challenge myself to all sorts of different fitness goals whether it's hiking the Appalachian Trail, running a marathon or completing a century bike ride. As some of you know I was an Athleta Sponsored Athlete in 2012. I enjoyed working with the company and representing the [...]

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Power Up Your Oatmeal

Power Up Your Oatmeal

During the winter I still drink my shake for breakfast and often have oatmeal as a post-practice meal or what ends up being lunch. Oatmeal doesn't have to be a pale, bland substitute for food. I used to dread it, but now that I add all sorts of yummy stuff to it, I look forward [...]

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Foods that Fight Dementia

Foods that Fight Dementia

Having dementia and diabetes, a dangerous combination, my Grandmother was just put in assisted living a month ago at the age of 82. I've been sadly watching her demise these last few years remembering how we used to have stimulating conversations - to her now not even knowing who I am, where I live or [...]

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Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Staying Healthy During Flu Season

It's that time of the year ...the dreaded flu and cold season. Staying Healthy During Flu Season can be a challenge. It's cold outside so you spend more time inside surrounded by more people. If you live in a city you may take the subway more often due to inclement weather. Maybe you work with [...]

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A Day in the Life of a Yoga Student in Mysore, India

A Day in the Life of a Yoga Student in Mysore, India

Interested in going to Mysore, India to study and practice Ashtanga Yoga intensively? I asked Sarah Walsh what her typical day was like for the 5 weeks she was there. We decided to turn her response into a blog posting for those of you interested in what A Day in the Life of a Yoga [...]

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Pineapple Spinach Mint Smoothie

Pineapple Spinach Mint Smoothie

Another delicious smoothie was the result of playing around in our Indian kitchen searching for a light dinner option before our ridiculously early morning (4:15am) Mysore Ashtanga practice. My Yogi roomie and I were looking for a little green to add the the abundant fruit options in tropical India. There may not been any Kale [...]

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