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Grow your own Paradise

As I write this from an apartment in New York City, I reflect on the journey we have all had here in this metropolis. The evolution to a more green NYC is something we have witnessed in the last decade. I'm reminded of the new farmer's markets, bike lanes with citibikes, the holistic healers, and…
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The Magic of Miso: Building Agni in Autumn

The digestive fire known as agni in Ayurveda is our cornerstone to good health.  During seasonal shifts it is not uncommon to notice our appetite waning or some of our favorite foods causing some mild indigestion.   To keep our digestive powers and immunity strong in this article we look to the Far East and the…
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Finding Wholesome, Healthy Foods While on Vacation

By Cole Milen A vacation is an opportunity to indulge yourself. Most people take a vacation as a chance to pamper themselves with the finer things in life that are typically off limits during the other 51 weeks of the year.  For many, food is an essential part of the vacation experience.  You are faced…
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Riding The Yoga Wave

Honestly, my experience with surfing is limited. In fact, I've always had a small fear when it comes to the ocean, but that never stopped me from my two or three vacations a year to splash around in her vastness. Nor did it stop me from learning to surf in Nicaragua in 2009, which consisted…
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KK’s Earth-Loving Kale Recipe ….. From Kristina Kuzmich

What you need 2 bundles of organic kale 1 sweet onion 1 cup of dried nut/fruit mix (Free Range Snack Co. Orchard Harvest Trail Mix: papaya, raisins, cranberries, pumpkin seeds, sunflower kernels, almonds, apples, and sunflower oil) 2 organic gala apples (or your fav) 1-2 tbsp organic maple syrup sea salt cracked pepper  and a…
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The Power Between Our Eyes: Chakra Massage Explained

By New York City  Master massage therapist ,  Pamela Joy Pontone. The Chakras are a concept which were born in ancient Hindu philosophy, and which, like other ancient body ideologies around the world, incorporate the physical body with that of the emotional and spiritual.  As a yoga practitioner and one who has received my massage education at a…
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The Art of Pilates from a New York City Instructor

It is astounding when someone can go "X" amount of years without having experienced something that they later find out benefits them physically, emotionally, mentally, or even spiritually. Pilates lies in that category of something that many people would never consider due to the "Teaser-like" balancing poses involving flexibility and sheer braveness of wanting to…
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The 5 Elements Theory as viewed by a new york city acupuncturist

Winter, the season of Water Robert Giordano L.Ac. Winter, according to the Chinese medical system of 5 elements, is considered the season ruled by the element of Water. In winter, the earth is farthest from the sun’s warming and thus renders our chilly climate and beautiful snow filled landscapes. Snow and ice are the frozen…
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Yoga and Wellness

Why is yoga so good? It seems that yoga has reached new heights in the world of health and fitness these days. People are practicing more, and learning the benefits along the way.  It's the type of practice that speaks for itself, to every individual that experiences it.When I first started practicing yoga, I was…
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Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Perhaps it's nostalgia for my childhood and my Mom's delicious pumpkin bread that makes me crave a moist, spicy, morsel this time of year. Truly, I look forward to it as soon as the leaves start turning. It is definitely one of my favorite treats and if you can find some mini loaf pans, it…
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