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February 2015

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Lion Pose
Keep Muscle Loss Away
The World's Oldest Yoga Teacher

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Got some frustration...perhaps a little pent up anger that you need to get rid of?  Lion's Pose ought to do the trick.  Not to mention the great benefits it holds for your face!  Check it out below and  ROAR!!!

Get some inspiration from Tao Porchon-Lynch, a 96 year old Yoga teacher teaching in the US since 1967. She holds the Guinness World record as the oldest living Yoga instructor.

How important is protein in our diet, and exactly what kind of protein should we be eating?  Find out the key sources of protein you should be consuming to help slow muscle loss.

While you enjoy our recipe of the month, sit back and check out some free stuff for kids and a hilarious video I found on the internet.  Kids!!

We hope your enjoying our newsletter. Be sure to visit our website regularly at www.intoyoga.ca to keep up to date with classes.
 



Lion Pose
 

Benefits:

-improves complexion
-helps eliminate double chin
-tightens and firms face, neck and throat muscles
-improves circulation to the face and neck areas smoothing lines and wrinkles
-combats sore throat by increasing blood supply in throat and neck area
-relaxes pelvic floor muscles

Instructions:
1. Sit with buttocks on heel, knees and feet together, hands on knees, palms down, fingers spread

2. Inhale, exhale, extending tongue out and down towards chin, with mouth and eyes wide open, tensing entire body

3. Inhale, retracting tongue

4. Exhale, relax

5. Repeat

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Whey Protein Twice a Day Keeps Muscle Loss Away

There’s a big difference between “good” and “bad” weight loss. The good kind, the kind we should all strive for, is losing the least amount of muscle in relation to body fat.

Getting enough protein is one of the keys to preventing muscle loss while dieting, but research shows protein may be lacking in a lot of weight loss diets, considering that on average the amount of weight loss most people have is about 30 percent from muscle.

A matter of hot debate has been whether the source of protein, be it animal or plant, could be an important factor in saving muscle while losing weight. Some of early research has shown, for example, that dairy proteins such as whey have been able to lead to greater fat loss while maintaining muscle. 
To continue reading, click here.

Find a quality protein shake or learn more about Isagenix products to purchase at retail.  Or contact info@intoyoga.ca for more information about how you can save 30% or more on products. 

 

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 What the  World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Does to Stay Vibrant and Youthful


At 96, Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world's oldest yoga teacher, but her youthfulness belies her near century on Earth. [Dr Frank Lipman] had the privilege of sitting down with Tao to get some of her wisdom on feeling young, living without fear and how she became a yoga teacher.    To continue reading, click here. 


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Baby Stuff


Free is good.  So here's a link to loads of free baby stuff.

The antic of kids getting stuck can often stump us.  Why do they do these things.  Watch here.

Enjoy!

 

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Stuffed Grape Leaves Casserole
8 servings

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.

For original recipe, click here.

Ingredients
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

Preparation


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 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

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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 or call 604.421.9872 or email info@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.
 

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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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In health and happiness,


Sheri Kauhausen
604-421-9872
www.IntoYoga.ca

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