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February 2013       Issue 675

Our Newsletter:

Side Angle Pose
A Healthy Energy Shot
Get in Shape with Yoga
Baby Stuff

Recipe of the Month
Work Seminars
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A whole month of the new year gone already!  How are you doing with your 2013 health resolutions?  If you're not where you want to be check out what other classes we have that begin this month at www.intoyoga.ca/classes.htm

Be sure to register for classes early to avoid disappointment.  We've been experiencing some full classes which is really nice to see!

Whether you've reached your health goals or not, consider adding one of our cleansing packages to your regime.  Along with our coaching, it will help you achieve your goals, or maintain where you're at.  Did you know that toxins in our body makes us fat?  Learn what you can do about it here.

We're always looking for ways to serve you better.  If you have any ideas on how we can improve, please be sure to let us know.  Email info@intoyoga.ca.

Enjoy the newsletter!


Side Angle Pose (Utthita Parsvakonasana)

Adding side-angle pose to your yoga practice will challenge your balance, give you a great spine lengthening experience, and help you reverse years of poor posture habits.

: Strengthens and stretches the legs, groins, hamstrings. Opens the chest and shoulders.


1. From Downward Facing Dog, bring the right foot forward next to the right hand.

2. Drop the left heel down to the floor.

3. Bend the right knee so the calf and thigh are at a right angle with the thigh parallel to the floor.

4. Bring the right hand inside or outside the right foot and the left arm up toward the ceiling, opening the chest and stacking the left shoulder on top of the right.

5. Bring the gaze up to the right hand.

To keep the body in balance, repeat on the left side.

: If bringing the hand to the floor is too much of a strain, place the elbow on the bent knee.

: Try these variations.


A Healthy Energy Shot

With all the buzz around energy drinks, I'm ecstatic to announce there's a  new kid on the block.....e+, a convenient 2-ounce liquid energy shot that provides an energizing boost to fight fatigue. Unique in its formulation, e+ contains natural caffeine derived from green tea and yerba maté along with a proprietary, adaptogenic botanical blend that increases energy, stamina and mental alertness.  Click here to find out if it's right for you.

Compare e+ to other leading energy drinks.

Go here to learn more about Isagenix products or to purchase products at retail.  Or contact info@intoyoga.ca for more information about how you can save 30% or more on products. 


Get in Shape with Yoga

You've probably heard that yoga is great for reducing stress, increasing flexibility, and improving your overall health. But can yoga help you get in shape? Most definitely.

Getting in shape can include losing weight, building muscle definition and strength, and feeling fitter and healthier. Any kind of yoga, when practiced regularly, will improve your strength, flexibility, and muscle tone, but losing weight is a little tricker, since it also requires more cardio and healthier eating.  To continue reading click here.


26 Baby Sleep Solutions

To help you and your little one earn the much-needed shut-eye that you both so deserve, here are some of our favorite sleep tips, tricks and facts.

The last thing you want to do right before bed is excite your baby. Prolonged or animated eye contact with you is one of the most stimulating things for your little love. So, avert your eyes when you're putting him to sleep or calming her when she wakes.

To continue reading, click here.



Stuffed Grape Leaves Casserole (serves 8)

If you like stuffed grape leaves, you’ll love this casserole, which has all the flavors of the bite-size appetizers without all the rolling. You don’t have to parboil jarred grape leaves, but a quick dip in boiling water tenderizes them and removes some of their saltiness.


30 jarred or fresh grape leaves
2 Tbs. olive oil, plus more for brushing top of casserole and casserole dish
1 large onion, finely diced (2 cups)
1 cup brown rice
2 cups low-sodium tomato juice or vegetable juice
1 cup chopped unsalted, hulled pistachios
1 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 cup chopped fresh mint
1 cup raisins or dried currants
¼ cup lemon juice
1 lemon, sliced, for garnish
Pomegranate molasses, for drizzling, optional


1. Dip grape leaves in large pot of boiling water 2 minutes. Drain, and set aside.

2. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, and sauté 7 to 10 minutes, or until beginning to brown. Add rice and 21/2 cups water, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 30 to 40 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat, and stir in tomato juice, pistachios, parsley, mint, raisins, and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. (Mixture will be very wet.)

3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Brush 2-qt. baking dish with olive oil. Pat grape leaves dry. Line bottom and sides of baking dish with grape leaves, allowing leaves to hang over sides. Spread half of rice mixture over grape leaves. Top rice with more grape leaves, then top with remaining rice mixture. Cover casserole with remaining grape leaves, and seal by folding over grape leaves around edges. Brush top with olive oil. Bake 30 to 40 minutes, or until grape leaves on top darken and casserole looks firm and dry.

4. Dip knife in cold water. Cut straight down with tip of knife to make 8 servings, then remove servings with spatula. Garnish with lemon slices, and drizzle with pomegranate molasses (if using).

Nutritional Information per 1/2 cup serving:
Calories: 341; Protein: 8 g; Total Fat: 15 g; Saturated Fat: 2 g; Carbohydrates: 48 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 408 mg; Fiber: 6 g; Sugar: 17 g



Yoga/Pilates & Nutritional Cleanse Seminars at Work

We're passionate about bringing Yoga and Pilates into the work place.  For people who feel the demand and stress at work, don't have time to make it to a Yoga studio, or just simply want to take some time for themselves, Into Yoga has the answer for you.

Our certified professional instructors will come on site at lunch, or before or after work and teach classes right at the work place.

Be the coordinator of your office Yoga classes and you'll receive your classes for free if there are at least 10 participants.  We'll also give you $100 cash for any referrals that book 10 or more classes with us, including your own company!That means we'll actually PAY YOU to take the classes!

Find out more at www.intoyoga.ca/corporate.htm or call 604.421.9872 or email sheri@intoyoga.ca to book classes now.

Why not add one of our FREE Nutritional Cleanse Seminars at work too?  Find out how you can gain and maintain your optimal health through a combination of meal replacement shakes, regular meals and a cleansing drink, to help give your body the healthy look and feel you've been striving for.  It's easy to get started, just email sheri@cleanseyourbody.ca or call me at 604.421.9872.  We'll even bring some samples for you to try.


We Want Your Feedback

Have you experienced classes with us before?  If so, we'd like to hear from you.  The good and the bad.  Tell us what you like.  How have they improved your life?  What keeps you coming back?

Plus tell us what we could do better (but be gentle).  What can we improve and what would you like to see that we're not providing?  Email your comments to info@intoyoga.ca.  We're listening.


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We would be honored if you thought this newsletter worthy of passing along to your family and friends.  Please do so with our gratitude.

In health and happiness,

Sheri Kauhausen

Corporate & Public classes - Yoga, Pilates, Body Rolling, Prenatal Yoga, Kids Classes, Baby Sign Language and more

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