Yoga, Meditation, Healthy Recipes & Natural Lifestyle Tips
I love being active. Gardening, yoga, entertaining friends and family, and hiking in nature are some of the activities I like to do to unwind and have fun. In order to fit in as much as I c an, I follow a healthy, balanced lifestyle that promotes good digestion. The benefits are numerous. Overall vitality
In many yoga asana classes, it is very common for students to look at the person beside them to see how far the other is twisting and bending. They think, “Oh that person twisted 10 inches. I only twisted 2 inches.” Classes like this are always full of tension and may even result in injuries
Some yoga poses are easy for us; we like doing them and practice them regularly. At that point when the pose becomes easy for you, it’s time to find another pose! Let’s say you learned a new pose yesterday that was quite hard for you. When it comes time to do it today, you’re reluctant.
A good night’s sleep is valuable for our overall health. Did you ever notice that when you are sick, you’d rather sleep and sleep? This is the body’s natural way of healing and repairing. Indeed, the role of sleep in maintaining the healthy functions of the body cannot be overemphasized. Some people are lucky and
Well, the New Year is here! This is a great time to set goals and aspirations for the coming months. Most often, New Year’s Resolutions revolve around specific achievements, such as losing weight, quitting smoking or saving money. However, what if there were some simple steps that would allow you to accomplish many goals at
Science News ran an interesting article entitled “healthy old age may trump immortality”. It had various points on aging and how a person’s lifespan may one day be lengthened. It also explained that the effects of aging could be minimized through scientific advancements. The premise of the study seems to be that with a healthy
Although practicing yoga asanas should be taken seriously because it is so beneficial to our health, it’s also very enjoyable and you can have lots of fun with your practice! It’s ok if you aren’t able to do an asana perfectly. Just do the best you can and enjoy the time spent practicing. You’ll soon
It has been quite a year! Looking back, I think most of us learned something very valuable. We learned how to come together and truly care about the wellbeing of others, whether it’s people we love, or people we don’t even know. I know we are all hoping in this new year to see this
Do you feel frustrated and get angry a lot? Did you know that anger can be really damaging to your health? I discuss anger in more detail in my new Wai Lana Insights in episode 26 of Season 2 called “Put an End to Anger”. You can see the full episode on Amazon Prime or tv.wailana.com.
I hope this year will go more smoothly for us all. But it is just the nature of things that hardships may still come along. Making meditation a regular part of your day can help you establish a strong foundation that will help you weather any storms. Wishing you all the best for this year
Yoga Day is coming soon and I’m very much looking forward to releasing another new song this year. It’s incredible how popular yoga has become, but it’s no surprise. Once you feel the benefits of practicing yoga, whether it be asanas, breathing techniques, or meditation, you begin to feel something is missing if you skip a
Lacy lotus root can make any dish beautiful. Combined with colorful veggies and hearty udon noodles in a light, tasty Asian broth, the result is a satisfying, low-fat soup with fresh, clean flavors. This lovely soup also benefits your lungs and immune system.
On hot, muggy days, Wai Lana’s Caribbean Dream Smoothie will help you cool off and stay energized. It also helps relieve water retention. This recipe provides a boost of vitamin C, enzymes, and protein, supporting your immune and digestive systems. It also replenishes vital fluids and helps soothe sore throats, fevers, and arthritis.
I love finding new recipes and came across this article from Athletic Avocado. I’m wondering why I’m only learning about these now—a cake you can microwave in a cup in just minutes. What a great idea for a quick dessert! There are so many to choose from… combos for every taste preference. And you don’t have