Why Cleanse?

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Recently, I was asked about why yogis cleanse and how did I do it last year when I was pregnant? Even now, as a nursing mama-isn’t it incredibly depleting to do a cleanse? Such great questions! Ayurveda offers a gentle yet effective approach to cleansing. Ultimately, it is an invitation from nature, not just to […]

Dosha Think It’s Time You Learned About Ayurveda?

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If you’ve been around Joyful Yoga for any length of time, you’ve probably heard words like “dosha” and “Ayurveda” within our classes or spa rooms. Do you REALLY understand what they mean? Why they are important to you and your life? Come to find out more about this ancient science and how it affects your […]

10 Simple Rules to Lose 5 Pounds

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Losing those last irritating 5 pounds can be the hardest part of your weight-loss journey. Kick things up a notch without depriving yourself. These 10 easy rules will help you finally hit your goal weight and allow you to maintain your healthy new physique. 1. Practice Portion Control Over the years, portions have become supersized. […]

Is It Healthy To Fast a Day a Week?

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Many natural health professionals are promoting the good benefits of taking one day per week to fast.  But what kind of fasting is best? Water only? The answer is No. Juice fasting one day per week can be very beneficial.  You can supply your body with enough nutrients so that you don’t break down your […]

Anti-Aging with Enzymes

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Premature aging as we know it, is caused by four main problems: 1. Chronic Inflammation 2. A build-up of Fibrous Tissue 3. Thickening of blood 4. Weakening of the Immune System The causes of these problems have been identified as a deficiency of ENZYMES (a 70 year old has only 25% of the enzymes present […]