I just might of had my yummiest peach. I then made easy peach jam using Peggy's Guilt-Free Jam recipe. I omitted the vanilla and sugar because I didn't have any and it still turned out great! You can use any fruit you like. Try it and let me know what you…
Added by Tania Frechette on July 10, 2011 at 12:30pm —
What to do when hot yoga or any yoga class gets too hot?
- Lengthen your exhalations
- Practice with your eyes closed or a gentle downward gaze
- Included lots of wide-legged poses which release the inner thighs and groin, where we tend to store a lot of heat.
Along with these suggestions make sure you stay hydrated. Coconut water is great to… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on July 7, 2011 at 4:56am —
Just finished reading the Brendan Brazier's third book Whole Food To Thrive . It "wowed" me! Everyone should be aware of the information in this book. At first I thought it was mostly a recipe book but it's rich in nutritional, health and environmental facts. Brendan has a gift of writing simply. I can grasp… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on July 3, 2011 at 2:21pm —
Need some inspiration to make better food choices? Must Have Been Something I Ate by Peggy Kotsopoulos is a quick, fun, and informative read. Peggy has a great sense of humour and keeps things real. You will discover how the foods you eat affect you. From increasing your energy to reducing pms learn what foods to eat and which to avoid. The book also includes some easy vegetarian recipes. Some of them are on her website… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on July 1, 2011 at 6:11pm —
Here are 3 things I love:
1. Chocolate VEGA Whole Food Optimizer Continue
Formulated by Brendan Brazier, vegan, professional Ironman triathlete and best-selling…
Added by Tania Frechette on June 22, 2011 at 5:43pm —
You are more than what you eat. You are what you absorb and eliminate. Good digestion is essential for optimum health. It affects your energy and quality of life. Keep your 30-foot tube healthy with the following tips:
- Before eating take a few minutes to breathe long deep. This will activate the…
Added by Tania Frechette on June 16, 2011 at 5:05pm —
"Digestion plays a critical role in the natural healing process. The constant renewal of every part of the physiology is dependent on proper digestive functioning." - Deepak Chopra
You can download the pdf file here:… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on May 15, 2011 at 7:03pm —
Now you can cross-train with yoga anywhere any time on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. Yoga for Runners App was created for runners by a runner and yoga instructor. This is my third yoga App and I am thrilled that VEGA accepted to share some smoothie and home made energy bar recipes for the APP. …
Added by Tania Frechette on April 19, 2011 at 7:20am —
Our hips get tight for different reasons such as sitting, stress and different sports. Hip flexors are a group of muscles that move the thigh forward and up. Running in the snow or ice may strain these muscles because of small repetitive slips. Continue
Try the following Lunge to stretch your hip flexors.…
Added by Tania Frechette on January 31, 2011 at 3:54pm —
, Monkey pose
or the yoga pose commonly known as the splits
commemorates the giant leap made by Hanuman to reach the Lankan islands from the mainland of India. He took this leap to save his master's wife. This courageous act symbolizes making the impossible possible. May 2011 be the year you take many leaps to make this your best year yet!
Make sure you well warmed-up before practicing this pose.… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on January 2, 2011 at 7:10pm —
Winter solstice, a days before Christmas, is the darkest day of the year. This is the time to look inward, appreciate yourself, and find your inner light. As the days get shorter and darker practice a few sun salutations to help yourself shine this holiday season.
More sun salutations can be found and downloaded here:… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on December 7, 2010 at 5:08pm —
Local Yoga teacher and founder of Capital Yoga Publishing Jamine Ackert, is helping Yoga teachers "get noticed" in the digital world.
A few month's ago I contacted Jamine to create a Yoga App.
I was really impressed with quality of her staff and services. The process was fun and easy. I now have two yoga Apps Yoga with Tania and Happy Hips Yoga.
Why is portable yoga awesome?
For the… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on November 3, 2010 at 1:47pm —
Gratitude is one of the most powerful emotions. More and more studies are showing that gratitude leads to increased well-being.
As Charles Burke says: "Success is a skill. Happiness is a skill. Gratitude is a skill. Like all skills, they must be practiced clumsily before they can be done naturally. So, if you'll devote ten honest days to the practice of feeling true gratitude and happiness, I can promise you a dazzling new skill. A skill that just naturally attracts success… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on October 5, 2010 at 5:53pm —
VEGA Shake & Go is quickly becoming a favorite snack for yogis.
As a yoga instructor I find it challenging to have a balanced diet because I teach when most people are having lunch or dinner. I was excited when VEGA Shake & Go became available. The shakes are quick, delicious and healthy. They are the perfect pre or post yoga class snack. I find them satisfying enough to get me through teaching or taking a 90 minute yoga class. I put the powder in a jar or water bottle and… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on September 21, 2010 at 5:11pm —
One of the highlights of my summer was teaching Parliament Hill Yoga August 18th. 294 yogis came to practice, including a kids summer camp group. The weather was amazing. Thanks to Lululemon for organizing Parliament Hill Yoga, to Elizabeth, Nathalie and Sophie from Upward Dog for assisting and demoing and to all who came.
Mark Laham is teaching next Wednesday. Please visit the Lululemon website for more info:… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on August 19, 2010 at 12:28pm —
Follow the link below to download 5 different Sun Salutations. Sun Salutations honour the light within and outside of us. They are also great for resistance and low cardiovascular training.
Here are a few possible benefits from a regular practice of Sun Salutations:
• Increased blood oxygenation
• Stretches and tones your muscles
• Improves elimination and digestion
• Stimulates and tones your glands
• Increases flexibility.
• Increase your… Continue
Added by Tania Frechette on August 13, 2010 at 11:30am —
Viparita Karani or legs up the wall pose helps the blood circulates throughout the body much faster. Hanging out in this pose for 15 minutes allows the body to fully circulate and re-oxygenate the
You can do…
Added by Tania Frechette on August 9, 2010 at 6:00pm —
This month's sequence will also strengthen your upper body and balance. The pdf file for this and other sequences can be found here http://www.yogaland.ca/doc.php?skw-mcs=resources&lang=eng
Added by Tania Frechette on August 2, 2010 at 2:19pm —
The theme for this sequence is “May the Force be with you.” Yoda. It is about 15 minutes and a bit more intense then the previous ones.
Warm-up your wrists and shoulders before starting :-)
Added by Tania Frechette on July 1, 2010 at 6:30pm —
Here is a yoga sequence to bring more flexibility to your hips. Enjoy! You can download a pdf file here: http://www.yogaland.ca/doc.php?skw-mcs=resources&lang=eng
Added by Tania Frechette on June 25, 2010 at 4:38pm —