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In Your Face

On facial muscle tension and emotional and physical stress. “Its only when you learn to relax that you actually become aware of how much tension you have been holding”   In my practice I started using  different essential oils and a complete herb oil designed by ayurdedic master Kirsten Rae, they contain Ashwaganda, St, Johns…
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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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How to avoid GMO’s and choose organic produce using PLU codes

The sticky  PLU  or price look up number  on your fruits and  some vegetables  that seems like a sticky  nuisance actually  is a valuable aide  in choosing your produce.  The PLU code will clearly tell you if your produce was  genetically modified ,grown conventionally with pesticides , herbicides and fungicides  or organically grown.    Here are the basics of what you should know: If…
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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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New Year – New York – New You

It’s the New Year so it’s the new YOU, right? Everyone makes resolutions to get thinner, workout more and stop over indulging. So what if we looked at it from a different perspective? What if our goal for 2013 included getting healthier? The New Year could be spent focusing on eating for *nutrition and filling…
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Gluten Free Carrot Juice Pulp Cake with Chestnut Flour

As bad as that sounds, the pic really does it justice. Carrots grown on highly mineralized soil can make one of the most divine juices on the planet. Don't let that pulp go to waste when it can be used to make such a wonderful treat. Ingredients:   The pulp of 7-10 carrots. Carrots have…
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