Restorative Recharge

It’s been a long winter! This cold weather just won’t let up, and the extra energy it takes just to stay warm, sometimes leaves me feeling zapped by mid-afternoon. Next time you are feeling drained, why not try a restorative yoga pose. Consider it a yoga power nap.  Vipariti Kirani (Legs-Up-the-Wall) is a relatively simple [...]

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Heart Chakra Valentine’s Day Cookies

Heart Chakra Chocolate Avocado Cookies, by Barbara Bonomo Valentine’s Day is filled with red and pink, hearts and sweets, and of course, chocolate!  However, the color associated with the heart chakra (one of the seven major energy centers of the body) is green.  The heart chakra, or Anahata, is where we experience love, compassion, and [...]

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Controlled Chaos

After my trip to Inida, you may expect to hear about all the shrines, temples, markets, people, and of course the Taj Mahal.  We saw the usual tourist sites, posed for the standard photo ops, but most remarkable to me…the traffic!! If you think New York City traffic is bad, it doesn’t even compare to [...]

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Restorative Miso Soup

by Barbara Bonomo Miso soup can be more than just seaweed and tofu.  I happen to love both, but they are not necessary to enjoy the benefits of miso.  Miso is a paste made from soybeans, sea salt, and grains, which is fermented from 3 months to 3 years.  It is a probiotic, and rich [...]

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Gravity

  by Betsy Kase When women my age talk about gravity, we aren’t having a scholarly discussion of Newton’s theory.  Gravity is unkind to a woman’s body as we age.  Things sag. Many of my private clients are women my age.  Some, I started working with 10 or 15 years ago, and we’ve aged together.  [...]

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Sweet Potato Pizza with Kale and Carmelized Onions

Sweet Potato Pizza with Kale and Caramelized Onions by Barbara Bonomo This pizza is one of my favorite meals. It is fall comfort food at its best, and good for you! There are also several options depending on your dietary needs and preferences. I make it vegan, but you could use dairy, and it can [...]

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Why Am I Sore After Sleeping?

by Betsy Kase Do you get up in the morning and wonder why you are sore and stiff when all you did was sleep? As we age, we start to loose flexibility. Even the most flexible people start to get stiff, and if like me, you were never that flexible, you have less of a [...]

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Balance

by Betsy Kase Finally, at 48 years old, I’ve reached a point of balance in my life.  Well, most days!  If you had told me in my twenties that is would take this long I may have reacted with fear and/or disbelief. I am a business owner, wife, and a mother of a 12 year [...]

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What Does Your Skin Feel Like?

September…  seems to have more stress than the beginning of January. Wow, we have the summer to slow down, schedules change, kids go to camp, the sun is out, more day light, vitamin D!!!  Then, for some reason, we jump right in after Labor Day.  School, holidays, sports, you name it.  Do we realize this [...]

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Your Body’s Saran Wrap

Have you ever thrown up your hands in frustration as you try to cover leftovers with saran wrap and it gets bunched up in a tight wad before you can get it over the bowl?!  So what if I told you that you had something inside your body that was like a whole roll of [...]

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