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Nicole Cronin in Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana (aka Extended Bound Wheel Pose)

16 Oct 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogwellnessyoga

Benefits Stretches the chest and lungs Strengthens the arms and wrists, legs, buttocks, abdomen, and spine Stimulates the thyroid and pituitary Increases energy and counteracts depression Therapeutic for asthma, back pain, infertility, and osteoporosis Practice with Nicole on Monday at 6:30pm Tuesdays at 5:00pm Nicole Cronin began a regular Ashtanga practice in 2007 with Larry [...]

 

Super Green Goodness

25 Aug 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blog

YES – You can juice broccoli. And, YES it taste delicious. I promise. I am a firm believer that you can juice just about any fruit or vegetable in some combination and make it delicious. I was thumbing through my Big Book of Juices the other day looking for inspiration to throw into my new [...]

 

WELLcome to the Club: New IO Memberships

18 Aug 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodynew featureswellness

At IO, we believe that wellness is what you do every day not just when you (maybe have time). All the more reason why we’re excited to welcome you to the club: Introducing NEW IO Wellness Memberships. Custom-created with YOU in mind, we designed these memberships to easily work into your daily schedules and budget. [...]

 

Bridget Kavanaugh in Camatkarasana (aka Wild Thing Pose)

30 Jul 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blog

Wild Thing Pose is a fun and invigorating pose with many benefits: Stretches the chest, shoulders and throat Opens the hips and hip flexors Stretches and strengthens the back Energizes the body and mind Increased circulation through front body Practice with Bridget on Monday & Wednesday at Noon Bridget Kavanaugh began a yoga practice in [...]

 

Lindsay Jean Thomson in Rajakapotasana

17 Jul 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodylifestyleyoga

Benefits of Royal Pigeon Pose: • Affects the whole body as it strengthens, stretches, and tones the spinal column • Stretches the chest and rib cage • Strengthens and stretches the muscles of the groin and hip joints and stimulates the nerves around the spine assisting the metabolism and stimulating the glandular system • Realigns the uterus and stimulates [...]

 

Nails, just as porous as your skin: RGB Cosmetics

30 Jun 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodyeco-livingproducts

The skin’s cousins – nails and hair – are oft-overlooked in world of toxic-free products. Despite the difference in texture, our nails serve the same function as our skin – they protect, filter, and repulse harmful bacteria from entering our bodies. So, what’s the skinny here? Examine your nail polish. Not all nail polishes are [...]

 

Erin Gilmore in Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana

16 Jun 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodywellnessyoga

Benefits of Standing Split: Calms the brain Stimulates the detoxification liver and kidneys Theraputic for Sciatica, mild depression and low blood pressure Strengthens the thighs, knees, and ankles Stretches the back of the leg, the front thigh and groin Practice standing splits and more with Erin Sunday, 11:30-1:00 PM Erin Gilmore was a New York [...]

 

Sunscreen: 3 Things You Should Know

02 Jun 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodyfaceproducts

Believe it or not is skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US. Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon. While it’s impossible to live a life free of sun exposure, wearing a high quality [...]

 

Yoga Nidra

20 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodywellnessyoga

A Special Immersion with Tina Foster Saturday, June 7, 2014   -   3:00-5:00 PM Deeply immerse yourself in the “Sleep of the Yogi” Yoga Nidra is a systematic approach to complete relaxation. American Yoga Master Rod Stryker calls the experience one of “relaxing into greatness.” At the height of practice, the subconscious – where our deepest [...]

 

Allison Hodge in Ardha Chandrasa

05 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodywellnessyoga

Benefits of Half Moon Pose: Strengthens your legs, ankles, abdomen, buttocks and spine Stretches your groins, hamstrings, calves, shoulders, and spine Opens your hips and chest Builds coordination and balance Improves digestion Aids in stress relief Therapeutic for anxiety, fatigue, menstrual pain, backache, fertility, sciatica, osteoporosis, indigestion, gastritis and constipation Practice Half Moon and more [...]