Posts Tagged "transform"

7 Ways to Keep Your Immune System Strong

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

By Dr. Sarah Vincent, Naturopath Your immune system is working behind the scenes 24/7 to fight off harmful bugs that might otherwise make you very sick. Here are seven things you can do to keep it in top shape, so that you can stay healthy and  strong throughout your day. 1. Eat your veggies! Malnutrition weakens the immune system. By eating your veggies & fruits, you ensure that your body has all the micronutrients it needs to build up a strong immune system and fight off coughs, colds, and the flu. 2. Decrease your sugar intake. Keep sugary foods (and yes this includes fruits) to a...

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Dance, Dance, Dance

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Events, Featured, Health | 0 comments

Dance, Dance, Dance

This is the title of one of my favorite songs by Steve Miller Band.  Here are the opening lyrics: My grandpa, he’s 95 And he keeps on dancin’ He’s still alive My grandma, she’s 92 She loves to dance And sing some, too I don’t know, but I’ve been told If you keep on dancing You’ll never grow old… I agree!  I love to dance (and sing some too)! Dancing has been a significant part of my life ever since I was a teenager.  I have never had any formal training in dance and I don’t think it is at all necessary to develop a love of dance and enjoy the...

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How to beat those bad habits and keep those New Years resolutions!

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014 in Featured, Health, How-To's | 0 comments

How to beat those bad habits and keep those New Years resolutions!

Its that dreaded time of the year where your January fitness enthusiasm is slowly dwindling in a February cloud of smoke. If your resolution was to take better care of yourself and get healthy, you will have a much better year if your resolution sticks. Here are six easy solutions to get you back on track. Be realistic- The best way to fall short of your goal is to make your goal unattainable. Instead of resolving to never eat your favorite food again, strive to avoid it rather than banish it. Make a “pros” and “cons” list- It helps to see a list of items on paper to...

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The Icy Challenge!

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

The Icy Challenge!

Feeling sleepy all the time? Lacking energy? In a never-ending low mood? Winter can be really depressing… but maybe only if you want it to be. Coming from a tropical country in December 2011, I landed in Canada for the first time. I got off the airplane and first thought: “Did someone forget to turn off the AC or am I actually outside?” Having never experienced such cold weather before, my first months in this country were really tough both physically and mentally. I became lazy, depressed, and a homebody that was trying to escape the cold as much as she could. I did not want to do anything...

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Inhale to Prepare, Exhale to Lengthen

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Featured, Health, Short Entries | 0 comments

Inhale to Prepare, Exhale to Lengthen

If you are just starting out in Pilates or thinking of making it a part of your health and wellness routine, here are my top tips-everything the Pilates novice needs to know. If you are a beginner to pilates, chances are, you have looked into the exercise method through recommendation, friend referral, or just because you have heard from its reputation that it works. Well you would certainly be right; it does work. Here’s how: Six Principles of Pilates Here are six principles pioneered by Joseph Pilates that lay the foundation for all types of Pilates exercise. Centering A main thing...

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