Kids Yoga: 5 Reasons to Sign Your Child Up for Classes

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When you think of yoga class, you probably envision adults in lotus positions sitting quietly on their mats. It might be difficult to imagine a group of kids sitting still on mats for any length of time. But, they can and they do! Kids yoga is very beneficial in their growth. Children have stress in their lives, just as adults. They have schoolwork, relationships with peers, self-esteem issues, their bodies are growing, relationships with family, and organized activities. Taking a kids’ yoga class can be very beneficial for their growing mind and bodies. Here are some benefits that can come … [Read more...]

Laughter Medicine

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Benefits of Laughter Laughter really is the best medicine – physically, mentally, and emotionally. No prescription needed; no unpleasant side effects; it’s non-fattening, legal, and free. Get your daily dose! Laughter is a universal language, connecting and uniting people. Reduces stress, depression, anxiety, and negative thoughts and feelings Increases joyfulness, peace, and wellness Internal jogging – laughing provides a good massage to all internal organs, especially the intestines, improving blood supply, and helping the bowels move properly Strengthens the immune system and … [Read more...]

Six Ideas for Lunch-Hour Fitness

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Experts often recommend taking a half-hour walk during your office lunch hour, and it's true that that's a great way to get your blood  moving, burn some calories and feel healthier and happier. However, walking day after day can get boring — not to mention, cardiovascular exercise is only half the equation. When you're looking to change things up, here are some great exercises you can do during your lunch hour to get into tip-top shape. 1. Lunges in the park: If you're near a park, take advantage of your lunch hour to get out into nature, where you'll feel refreshed almost instantly … [Read more...]

Keep your Kids Healthy; Prevent Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity is an Epidemic

Childhood obesity is rising at an alarming rate these days. Children are eating more and more high sugar, high fat processed foods than ever before and it shows. And sadly, studies are showing that this is the first generation that will live shorter lives than prior generations due to the obesity epidemic. Scary! Parents tend to lead busier lives then ever, and time spent in the kitchen is few and far between in many households. Our children don’t even know the names of fresh veggies, or fruits anymore. They are used to eating food from a box or a can with a colorful superhero telling them … [Read more...]