How to Reboot Your Life

By: Kelly Allen, RYT-500, UZIT

We shut down and restart the computer when it tells us to (usually… :D). When our phones start slowing down and request time to run updates, we begrudgingly set them down and give them time to refresh.  

Why don’t we do the same for ourselves? With the intensity and fast pace of the world around us, we are easily worn down if we don’t make self-care a priority. 

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Applying the "Mandala Concept" to Your Life

By: Kelly Allen, RYT, UZIT

For the “mandala concept” think of your own universe, your own life and the center point.  Think of all of the ingredients in our lives (relationships, activities, dreams, etc.) as a mandala, as beautiful and intricate patterns that radiate out from the center.  Every time we add relationships or try new things our mandala grows.

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Do I need to worry about toxins in my body?

By: Dr. Stacy Cantlin, PhD Clinical Nutrition

We hear a lot of people talking about ‘toxins’ these days. Its a term that is thrown around by a variety of people, from bloggers, to physicians to activists, making us believe that nearly everything we eat or touch has a dangerous toxicity level.

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Namast-huh? Learning the Language of Yoga

By: Kelly Allen, RYT, UZIT

Coming into yoga class as a beginner can be intimidating.  What is this yoga thing all about? Why are doctors “prescribing” yoga to their patients?  No worries. Yoga is not about intimidation. Let us help to “school” you in the world of yoga.  Starting with yoga language. Yoga does have its own lingo and the root language of yoga is Sanskrit.  Sanskrit is often sprinkled into a class. In fact, I feel one of the most important poses you can learn is called savasana and is used at the end of pretty much every yoga class.  What’s that you say? Below check out that and a few more yoga terms:

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