Lauren Imparato resigned her job as a VP on the Wall Street Trading floors in 2009 to launch I.AM.YOU, a lifestyle company based on Yoga, Nourishment, Mindset and Music. In NYC and across the globe she is known for her athletic yoga classes and straight up, real approach to wellness, nourishment, yoga and life. Lauren pulls from various traditions to package wellness specifically for the chaotic modern lives we lead. She has been featured Vogue, the Wall Street Journal, NY Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, The Financial Times, Bloomberg News, CNN and countless others, and has led classes for thousands in Madrid, Panama, NYC, Ibiza, Cannes, Barcelona and more. Her blog has over 100,000 readers. She graduated from Princeton University and IIN, and is working on her first book.
Kidney Quinoa Salad Recipe: Chop 1 white onion, 1 carrot, a cup of parsley and chives. Add two cups of cooked quinoa and a can of kidney beans. Mix well, add olive oil, dijon mustard and some diced garlic as a dressing. Kidney Yoga: The Kidney Draining Backbend and Old School Wheel will help boost kindey detoxification.
These yoga poses address the metabolic and digestive organs and the neurological connection between the mind and the gut. The first two yoga poses are a cleansing practice targeted at your intestines and stress. The third pose is one of the most beneficial twists. The next pose (first of the new line) is for your core, but more importantly to show you how strong you already are. Seated spinal twist is basic, but essential. Lastly, finish with shoulder stand, one of the most powerful poses for your thyroid.