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What are Adaptogens?

I was rolling these Chocolate Chip Matcha Energy Balls at my parents’ house the other day when my grandparents showed up. I needed some taste testers so I asked everyone to try them. My grandpa actually loved them and he and my dad started to ask what was in them. I told them one ingredient,…

Chinese Element: Water

According to the Chinese Five Element theory, winter is related to the element water. The human body and the earth are made up of 70-80 percent water. There has been the same amount of water on the planet since its beginning. This means that energy can be neither created nor destroyed, only transformed. Water is…

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How To: Vrkasana (Tree Pose)

(vrik-SHAHS-anna) Fun Facts and Benefits: Vrksa means tree. This pose tones your thighs, calves, ankles and spine. It stretches your groins, inner thighs, chest and shoulders. It increases your sense of balance and poise. This pose is also great for reducing flat feet in individuals. It is also great for relief of sciatica. Steps: Begin in Tadasana (Mountain Pose). Shift weight…