Peggy Breeze

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Peggy is an Ayurvedic Diet and Lifestyle consultant, Yoga Specialist, Peak and Power Pilates instructor, cycle instructor and a personal trainer with certifications from Kripalu and 500-hour Himalayan Institute.

Ashtanga Yoga: Makes You Feel Young And Strong

Ᾱshtanga means 8 limbs of yoga established by Patanjali, describing the eight aspects of yoga as limbs of a tree. The class includes vinyasa (flowing) of Sun Salutation A and B, Standing Series. Great attention is given to the alignment of each posture in order to let prāna (life-force) manifest the changes. It is a nurturing, safe, and beautiful practice.

Summer Diet: Easy Summer Meal Plans

For Breakfast have a fruit salad, egg white or oatmeal with milk, ghee, maple syrup. Lunch is the main meal of the day. Eat seasoned tofu and steamed collard greens over wild rice, or pasta. Chywanprash is an ideal snack to have at 4 p.m. Dinner should be lighter than lunch. Try veggie or turkey burgers with goat cheese, lettuce and avocado or Kitchari.

Summer Diet: Taste And Food According To Ayurveda

The sweet taste is cooling and heavy but also anti-inflammatory. Include sweet fruits, most grains and squashes. Bitter taste foods are cooling and drying which is beneficial for Pitta. Include kale, collard, and dandelion greens. Astringent taste is heavy, cold, and dry. Include herbs like basil, dill, and parsley. Avoid pungent, salty and sour tasting foods.

Summer Diet: What You Can Eat According To Ayurveda

Raw foods are naturally cooling. Most grains, milk, root vegetables, seeds and cooling oils such as coconut and sunflower oil are great. Drying or astringent foods like potatoes, corn, millet, pasta, oats, popcorn, beans are recommended. Eat foods that are dry, mild, cooling, grounding, stabilizing and dense. Use moderate vs abundant amount ghee when cooking.

Why Cardamom Is Rightly Titled The Queen Of Spices?

Cardamom's rich and varied content comes from more than 25 volatile oils, plant compounds that impart fragrance. Cardamom has been used to treat an impressive variety of health problems, including heart disease, respiratory ailments such as asthma, bronchitis, colds, and flu, and digestive problems such as bad breath, colic, constipation and diarrhea.

Checking In On Your Health and Fitness Goals

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6 Yoga Poses To Practice On Bed After Waking Up

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Relaxing Yoga Poses To Do On The Bed Before Sleeping

Jathara Parivartanasana: Relieves sciatica and neck pain. Thread the Needle Pose: Helps stretch the muscles between the shoulder blades. Supta Virasana: Relieves tired legs and symptoms of menstrual pain. Viparita Karani: Strengthens the immune system and great for relaxation. Savasana- Great for balancing the prana before going to sleep.

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