Yup, it’s that time of year again. A time when parents are ready to be back in the proverbial swing of things and to feel that structured rhythm the school year lends us. Despite the relief some quiet time in the house can provide once our kids are back to school, many of us worry about the seemingly inevitable coughs, fevers, sniffles and G.I. issues that often follow.
As a sports nutritionist in addition to being a yoga instructor, I often get asked “what are some basic things I should be doing to stay healthy?” First off, let’s start by defining the word healthy: Webster defines healthy as “enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit. And Health is defined as the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit; especially: freedom from physical disease or pain. Health is an individualized plan for each of us. And it changes as we age, grow and learn. We are not all created equal, thank God, so therefore your health is not a ‘one size fits all’. What we feed our body, mind and spirit is personal. It’s authentic.Read More
You are not alone if you began practicing yoga to enjoy the physical benefits. You are also not alone if, as you continued to practice, you noticed there is much more to yoga than having great abs or being able to stand on your head.