Monthly Archives: June 2011

Poses for new mothers (or tight shoulders and hips)

Most new mothers complain of tightness in their shoulder (from breastfeeding and carrying a child all day), soreness in their hips (from their bodies changing shape so fast and carrying a child on their hips) and over all fatigue. Here … Continue reading

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Perspective and Stress

Last week I had a moment when I was totally stressed, that mommy frazzled, nothing is going right moment. I was trying to text, walk the dog, push a stroller with a cranky child and remember all the things I … Continue reading

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Pose of the week – Prasarita Padottanasana

So we all have our favorite and least favorite yoga poses. Some of my least favorite poses come from a specific category; forward bends. Now, they are good for so many reasons; they help with stress, anxiety and fatigue (as … Continue reading

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Recipe of the week- Pad Thai

Recipe of the week – Pad Thai (Adapted from Mark Bittman) Ingredients 1 box (450g) fettuccine-width rice stick noodles 3 tablespoons peanut oil 3 tablespoons tamarind paste 1/4 cup fish sauce (nam pla) 1/3 cup honey 2 tablespoons rice vinegar … Continue reading

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Summer Solitice

Today at 1:16pm marks when the earth tilts towards the sun at the closest all year. It is the longest day of the year we get sun, and marks the beginning of summer. In many cultures it is a day … Continue reading

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