Posts Tagged ‘green smoothie’
April 1, 2012 ( Categories Community, Meditation, Messages, Nutrition, Philosophy, Yoga | Tags: asana, cooking, cuisine, detox, food, green smoothie, healthy, Meditation, Nutrition, philosophy, relax, retreat, spring, tamborine, Yoga )
Tap into a well of inner strength and vibrancy after a one-day Spring Yoga and soul-food retreat in the Northern Gold Coast Hinterlands. Book your place for this beautiful day of self-care and body love that will leave you warm, nourished, on a natural high, and ready to move past or avoid the Winter blues and onto vibrancy and optimal health!
January 11, 2011 ( Categories Lesson Plans, Yoga | Tags: forward bends, green smoothie, janu sirsasana, kurmasana, paschimottanasana, turtle, Yoga )
Forward bends nurture the core strength required to build stability and strength. Take these at your own pace as towards the end it becomes a little more advanced. Stay for 5-10 breaths in each forward fold, or up to 5 minutes for a more restorative practice. Filmed on a black beach south of Hokitika, South [...]
December 10, 2010 ( Categories Lesson Plans, Nutrition, Recipes, Yoga | Tags: asana, day 12, flow, forearm balance, green smoothie, lesson, pincha mayurasana, pose, posture, scorpion, sequence, twists, vinyasa, Yoga )
We complete our backbending from Day 11 with some backbend-inversions: Peacock feather (Pincha Mayurasana) and Scorpion (Vrschikasana). These are not beginner postures so build up carefully and use a wall to start with! We then neutralise all that backbending with some soothing spinal twists. We finish off with the beginning of mexican veggie chips – [...]
December 10, 2010 ( Categories Lesson Plans, Yoga | Tags: asana, backbends, day 11, flow, green smoothie, heart opener, hip opener, lesson, pose, posture, sequence, vinyasa, Yoga )
Backbends are very powerful and require the most flexibility, strength and courage of any family of yogasanas. They open the heart and uplift the spirits, when practised correctly! Be *very* gentle with yourself if you are new to yoga or have any back , neck or tailbone problems. In these cases I recommend staying with [...]
December 10, 2010 ( Categories Lesson Plans, Nutrition, Recipes, Yoga | Tags: asana, bird of paradise, birds, day 10, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, flow, green smoothie, hip opener, lesson, pigeon, pose, posture, sequence, vinyasa, Yoga )
Today we focus on all things “birdy”! This sequence culminates in a beautiful balancing posture and twist all in one. This is one version of Bird of Paradise you can work up to. Be careful of shoulders and as always don’t push farther than your body naturally allows. In part 2 we move onto the [...]
December 9, 2010 ( Categories Lesson Plans, Yoga | Tags: asana, day 9, flow, front, green smoothie, hanuman, hip opener, lesson, monkey, pose, posture, sequence, side, splits, vinyasa, Yoga )
We get serious today with some hip openers spanning over 2 videos. You can follow one with the other or just practice them in isolation. Hip openers can bring suppressed emotions to the surface.. you have been warned! Warm up thoroughly to these variations of Hanumanasana (Monkey God Pose) and Somakonasana (Front Splits) with any [...]
July 26, 2010 ( Categories Nutrition, Recipes | Tags: carrot, green smoothie, salad )
Did you know that the green tops of vegetables such as carrots and radishes make excellent green smoothies? In carrots the commonly eaten root is higher in sugar and water and much lower in vitamins and minerals compared to the green tops, the nutritive value of which exceeds that of the root by many times. However the [...]
May 14, 2010 ( Categories Nutrition, Recipes | Tags: breakfast, green smoothie, recipe )
I am loving my green smoothies at the moment! One of these babies in the morning serves as rocket fuel and gives me a noticeable boost in energy for the whole day compared to days when I have something different, like plain fruit or muesli for breakfast. I also tend to eat healthier throughout the [...]
March 8, 2010 ( Categories Nutrition | Tags: green smoothie, video, youtube )
Namaste to all the green smoothie fans out there… I found this very entertaining little gem produced by the Raw Botuenko Family. These wigged rapid-fire smoothie-makers, demonstrated some very interesting and tasty looking concoctions I want to try out now!
March 7, 2010 ( Categories Nutrition | Tags: blender, diet, food, green smoothie, Nutrition, recipe )
Green smoothies are a fast, easy and most importantly, delicious way of getting your daily quota of greens. Learn to make green smoothies, drink a glass (or 3!) of it a day, and make a big salad the focal point of your meals (rather than a little side dish).