Robert Sidoti - Welcome to Season 5 (1 mins) - Level Suitable for All

 

Robert welcomes us to Season 5 of Keepin' it Real. As we age, our yoga practice can help us feel confident, open-minded, and healthy. Blending vinyasa yoga and functional movements, these classes are designed to help maintain strength, mobility, flexibility, and ease so you can keep enjoying your favorite everyday activities. Together we cultivate a feeling of power and trust in the body that is essential to fully engage in all that life has to offer.

Robert Sidoti - Core Yoga (35 mins) - Level 2

 

Strengthen your entire core in this dynamic ab-focused class. We move through floor work and standing balance challenges that will leave you feeling strong, confident, and focused.

Robert Sidoti - Morning Mobility Flow (35 mins) - Level 2

 

Welcome in your morning with this full body flow to loosen stiffness, increase range of motion, and awaken the mind. You will feel ready for your day.

Patti Lewis - Twist to Open (30 mins) - Level 1/2

 

Open your heart in this back bending class where we explore twists on our way to to Camel Pose, Ustrasana. You will feel spacious and grounded.

Sarah Beston - Ease Within the Effort (30 mins) - Level 2

 

Find sweetness and ease within steadiness and strength as we move deep into heart and hip openers. You will feel open, relaxed, and strong.

Patti Lewis - Crow Flow (30 mins) - Level 2

 

Step by step, breath by breath, we move together towards Crow Pose, finding strength in our core, legs, and hips along the journey to this arm balance. You will feel strong and vibrant.

Sarah Beston - Flow with Presence (30 mins) - Level 2

 

Cultivate presence and awareness as we move through this balance-focused sequence.

Patti Lewis - Welcome to Season 1 (1 mins) - Level Suitable for All

 

Patti welcomes us to Season 1 of Yoga for Vitality. Yoga gives us the power and freedom to discern how and where we place our precious energy. In this show, we move through a series of 30-minute simple yoga flows to maintain fluidity in the body, generosity in the heart, and clarity in the mind. Connect to your inner vitality and rediscover your essence.

Patti Lewis - Flow and Go (30 mins) - Level 1/2

 

Patti leads an efficient flow practice of Sun Salutes, core work, and standing poses to build heat, open up the body, and get the energy moving. You will feel awake and energized.

Patti Lewis - Core Balance (30 mins) - Level 2

 

This core centered class will ignite your inner fire and provide the stability needed in your abs, legs, and hips for balancing poses. You will feel steady and focused.

Sarah Beston - Morning Motivation Flow (30 mins) - Level 2

 

This full-body flow will get you motivated for your day, inviting energy, strength, and ease into the body, mind, and heart.

Hattie Bluestone - Gentle Yoga for Acute Pain (20 mins) - Level 1

 

This gentle class is designed for days when you need to soothe your body and your mind. We move slowly through gentle holds reciting the Metta meditation to find relief in the back and hips, and cultivate a sense of gratitude and lovingkindness toward self.

Sarah Beston - Welcome to Season 9 (1 mins) - Level Suitable for All

 

Sarah welcomes us to Season 9 of 30 Minute Yoga Flows. This season we ask the question, What does it feel like to move like you? Let your inner teacher guide you on this journey as we we tap into our own intuitive alignment, moving with awareness from the inside out. We will increase flexibility, build strength, and release tension so that you can show up to your day with presence, focus, and ease.

Sarah Beston - Slow and Slinky Flow (30 mins) - Level 2

 

Release tension in the neck, shoulders, and low back in this low, fluid flow. You will feel grounded and easeful.

Sarah Beston - Aligned and Neutral Flow (30 mins) - Level 2

 

Tune into your internal alignment with this energizing and strengthening flow class. You'll feel alive and awake as we explore challenging balance and standing poses that will work your hips, legs, and core.

Hattie Bluestone - Balance and Stability (30 mins) - Level 1/2

 

Hattie leads a creative class exploring pairs of opposites and playing with the gaze to challenge the balance, find fluidity in your joints, and experience a sense of spaciousness.

Wade Gotwals - Flow into Yin (30 mins) - Level 1/2

 

In this half-Vinyasa, half-Yin experience, we explore joint mobility, balance, and strengthening poses, and then soften into deeper, longer holds. You will feel spacious and rejuvenated.

Hattie Bluestone - Self-Compassion Meditation (10 mins) - Level Suitable for All

 

This sweet meditation will help you cultivate self-compassion around life's difficulties, and feel more centered, present, and connected.

Hattie Bluestone - Whole Body Go-To (30 mins) - Level 1/2

 

This sequence will build strength, stability, and resilience in your spine, muscles, and joints and invigorate your entire body. We visit bridges, twists, squats, lunges, and lifting our block to leave you feeling open, focused, and energized.

Wade Gotwals - Hip Opening Flow (30 mins) - Level 2

 

Find more freedom in the hips in this fun, energizing flow. Challenge balance in a Tree Pose, build strength in Eka Pada Koundinyasana, and settle into a sweet hold in Double Pigeon, enjoying the freedom you found in your hips. You will feel expansive and invigorated.

Yoga for Detox

 

Poses to help you cleanse

From reading the celebrity rags, you may think that detox is something you do by either checking into a cushy rehabilitation facility or consuming nothing but liquids for 21 days. It seems either overly arduous or something only the rich and idle have time to do. But your body is designed to engage in detoxification every day.

Savory and Sweet Summer Fruit Guide + 3 Delicious Recipes

 

Some might say that the best part of summer is the longer days, or the warm temperatures, or the trips to the beach. But I respectfully disagree. My favorite part of summer is the ripe, flavorful fruits that will be in season from now until the fall.

Detox 101

 

Looking to detox? Find out which detox diet is right for you.

Benefits of Eating What’s in Season

 

Why seasonal food is better for you and the planet

Eat local. Eat what’s in season. Eat organic. Confused by multiple messages about what to eat and where to buy it?  We’ve looked into eating seasonal food and have it all figured out. Here’s why you should (really) do it.

Easy on the Wallet

4 Tips for July 4th Picnics, BBQs and Pool Parties

 

Have a happy, healthy Independence Day!

As I discussed in the article 7 Ways to Fast Track Your Weight Loss This Summer, eating healthy and staying on track with your nutrition plan during the summer months is not as easy as one might think. The increased socializing that often takes place during this time of year makes for quite a calorie challenge.

Restoring Your Soil

 

Tips to make your garden greener

“Mary, Mary quite contrary … How does your garden grow?" Even if the answer is “not well,” a black thumb might not be to blame. Instead, the culprit could be poor soil quality.

Getting Kids to Eat Right

 

A healthy French Toast recipe for your family
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Meditation and Visualization

 

How to focus your mind to benefit your body, plus 4 types of meditation

Meditation and visualization are empowering tools to enhance consciousness and self-awareness and to focus the mind. Visualization is a healthy way of bringing positive energy into your mind, body and spirit, expanding your capacity for creativity.

Clean Eats Recipe: Maw Maw's Gumbo

 

Today, we are witnessing the greatest revolution in nutritional science. It’s the idea that food is not just calories, food is information. The food we eat is literally telling our bodies which gene switches to turn on or off. As a cardiologist, I take this insight seriously. I often see patients at my home, so after their consultation I always take them to my kitchen. I show them inside my fridge and teach them the important role food plays in their health.

Color Your Easter Eggs with Beets & Berries

 

Natural dyes made from foods you love

Martha Stewart, ever the model of elegant efficiency, is ahead of the rest of us when it comes to Easter eggs; all she has to do is head out to her Palais de Poulet and collect the perfectly pastel blue-green eggs her fancy Araucana chickens lay.