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Recipes from The Nest

Hello, Nesties! We are excited to introduced you to our incredible instructors and some of their favorite healthy recipes. We look forward to seeing you in the studio and wish you happy cooking and baking! (Credit for these beautiful photos belongs to Chloe Rain!) Alexi’s Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies  Dry Ingredients: 1 ½ cups almond meal (can use whole, raw …

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Recipes from The Nest

Hello, Nesties! We are excited to introduced you to our incredible instructors and some of their favorite healthy recipes. We look forward to seeing you in the studio and wish you happy cooking and baking! (Credit for these beautiful photos belongs to Chloe Rain!) Alexi’s Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies  Dry Ingredients: 1 ½ cups almond meal (can use whole, raw …

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Move of the Week: Meditation

Simple Meditations My personal meditation journey has been bumpy. I grew up thinking meditation was just plain weird. Early in life, I met a woman who embodied the meditator stereotype to perfection. She was lovely, but I was little and found her take on meditation overwhelming. Later, when I probably needed it most, I was too deep into my own …

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Drink Your Greens!

Green smoothies are all the rage and I understand why! They are a quick, delicious way to get several servings of fruits and vegetables. I love green smoothies, and I think you will too! My Go To Green Smoothie – Serves 1 • half a frozen banana • 8oz unsweetened vanilla almond milk or other non-dairy milk • at least two …

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Yoga Poses for Sleep

Yoga Poses for Sleep This week I thought I’d keep it short and share a few great articles about yoga and sleep. Whether you struggle with falling asleep, staying asleep, or creating a healthy sleep pattern, yoga can help. Check out these articles and let us know what works for you! (My favorite night time pose is Legs Up the …

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Move of the Week: Adho Mukha Svanasana (Down Dog)

Adho Mukha Svanasana (a.k.a., Downward Facing Dog) Downward Facing Dog is one of those iconic yoga poses that appears many times during a typical class. The pose has many benefits: ~ calms the mind ~ reduces stress ~ energizes the body ~ lengthens the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, arches, and hands ~ strengthens the arms and legs ~ improves digestion ~ …

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What I Ate Wednesday

Getting Started As a dietitian, the question I get asked most frequently is, “What do you eat?” So, I though it would be fun to start posting a blog every once in a while with recipes of healthy eats that I enjoy myself and think you will too. I am starting with a typical day for me but let’s face …

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Move of the Week: Chaturanga Dandasana (a.k.a. Four-Limbed Staff Pose)

This week it’s time to focus on one of those yoga poses that has the ability to both empower and frustrate…Chaturanga Dandasana, otherwise known as Four-Limbed Staff Pose or that crazy yoga push up. Chaturanga shows up all the time in Sun Salutations and in the traditional “take a vinyasa” sequence, but the truth is that few of us are …

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Move of the Week: Second Position Plié

In honor of our new barre studio, I’m focusing the Move of the Week on the incredible second position plié. I could go on and on about why I love this move and its many variations, but I’ll let you check it out for yourself! Benefits: ~ strengthens and tones quads, inner thighs, glutes, and calves ~ stretches inner leg muscles …

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Jazzing Up Your Oatmeal!

JAZZING UP YOUR OATMEAL!!! Hi Nesties, Jamie here, sharing why I love oatmeal for breakfast during the winter months. First of all, there are sooo many options when it comes to flavor and texture. And who doesn’t like a big bowl of warmth on a cold morning?! Oatmeal is chalk full of health benefits, mostly from all the wonderful fiber …

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Move Of The Week: Uttanasana (a.k.a. Forward Fold)

Welcome to our first Move of the Week! This week, we’re sharing all there is to love about Uttanasana (a.k.a. Forward Fold). Visiting this pose just a few minutes each day can make a huge difference in how you feel. Benefits: ~ reduces stress ~ calms the brain ~ energizes the body and the mind ~ relieves anxiety ~ can …

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