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Holiday Detox with a Yoga Twist to Survive Cold and Flu Season

December 10, 2011

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Have you eve tried fall detox foods for your holiday detox? How about the detox herbs milk thistle, dandelion root, or burdock root. Use a Yoga Twist as a Cold and Flu Season Detox

If you a regular reader,ryou know that your body has the ability to get rid of toxins by itself, but only if our eliminative system works properly. Detox foods and detox herbs can help us on the path to cleansing and purifying our blood and liver.

To help our liver get rid of toxins we can also use “yoga twists”. Twisting the body creates pressure on the liver which can help stimulate the liver to get rid of toxins.

Try this simple yoga twist during the holidays to detox and cleanse your body from all the rich holiday treats you will be eating. (from naturalhealthmag.com)

  • Sit near the edge of a chair with your feet flat on the floor and directly under your knees.
  • Cup each shoulder with the corresponding hand, resting your thumbs in the back and fingers in the front.
  • Raise your elbows to shoulder height.
  • Inhale through your nose and exhale through your mouth as you turn your torso, head and arms to the left.
  • Inhale to come back to center, and exhale as you turn to the right. Continue at an even pace for one to three times.
  • Repeat daily three times.

You can also watch these videos for more yoga ideas you can use.

Let us be holiday detox smart to feel and look fabulous during the Cold and Flu season and have happy and healthy Holidays, shall we?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Health Coach and Counselor

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Simple Morning Yoga Stretch for an All Day Energy Boost

September 19, 2011

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Do you have your own morning waking up routine?

I would like to share with you this simple morning wake up exercise and wake up yoga stretch that will help you detox your mind and body and to get the energy you will need for your busy and stressful day.  This easy yoga for the morning move might also help you get rid of morning headaches and migraines.

According to mind/body fitness expert Jennifer Kries, this exercise mobilizes the spine, the muscles of the chest and torso, and lungs, and prepares the body for deeper breathing.

Proper breathing will help you detox your body, mind and spirit.

Simple Morning Yoga Stretch for an All Day Energy Boost

  • Stand with feet a little wider than hip-width apart;Simple Morning Yoga Stretch for an All Day Energy Boost
  • inhale deeply as you reach the arms straight up, clasping the fingers, palms turned out;
  • feel the oxygen filling your lungs and gently exhale as you stretch to one side, and then the other;
  • drop the arms, then repeat (adopted from the Whole Living- bodyandsoulmag. com)

Don’t forget to start your day with a glass of water and easy to make a cleansing breakfast for a simple detox, weight loss and energy.

Click to listen to listen to our discussion with Robyn Palmer on My Wake Up Call Motivational Alarm Clock Messages to Feel Relaxed and Happy in the Morning

Click to listen to our discussion with Self Discovery Trainer Susan James on How to Detox Our Mind with Self Discovery Technique

 

Breathe, smile and be happy.

© Irina Wardas, HHC

Women’s Holistic Counselor and Coach

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