Restorative Yoga Poses
Why Alignment Matters
Freebies and Coupons for Baby Stuff
Recipe of the Month
How to Contribute
It thrills me to say
Yoga Dance seems to be a hit! We'll
continue to offer it when the Spring session starts
in April. Thank you to all who decided to
check it out! You'll find it at
Hillcrest Community Center on Sunday mornings
from 10:30am - 11:30am.
New for Spring is
Chair Yoga at
Sunset Community Center. Wednesday
afternoons from 1:30pm - 2:30pm enjoy a very gentle
style of Yoga available to everyone.
This month will conclude our Winter season and
most community centers are now taking registrations
for Spring 2016. We've got lots of Yoga,
Pilates, Baby Sign Language and more to offer you.
Be sure to check our class schedule at
Restorative Yoga poses are so
soothing for the body. Virtually anyone can do
them. Grab some props and learn how to do it
Alignment in poses is
important. But what about when it just doesn't
feel good in your body? How do you know what
to do? You'll find out today.
Free stuff is good, right?
Especially when it comes to one of the most
expensive things in our lives....our babies.
So hopefully the websites we've found will help you
save some money.
We've still got some cold days ahead. Enjoy
the heartwarming vegetarian stew
in this this month's recipe.
Don't forget. Registration is on. Be
sure to register early for the classes of your
choice to avoid disappointment. Can't wait to
see you there! Visit our website
go directly to our classes at
www.intoyoga.ca/classes to register for the
classes you want.
Enjoy the newsletter!
Restorative Yoga Poses You Can Do at Home
Restorative Yoga is a beautiful way to relax
and unwind anytime during the day. You'll need
some props like blocks and bolsters, maybe some
blankets and pillows. Gather them up, then try
some of the options you'll find
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Why Alignment Matters
"Listen to your body" is something
you hear over and over again in yoga classes. For
many students, it's a tough directive to follow,
especially when the same yoga teachers that are
telling you to listen to your body are also coaching
you into uncomfortable positions and encouraging you
to stay there longer than you'd like. So which is
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Freebies and Coupons for Baby
Little ones are expensive, no doubt about it.
So anytime we can save money is a good thing, right?
We've found a few websites that offer free stuff and
other coupons that you can use to lower your monthly
baby expense bills. I hope you'll find them useful.
Vegetable Stew with Tofu Feta (6 servings)
This cold-weather variation of a classic
Greek stew is enlivened with cubes of marinated tofu
1 10-oz. pkg. super-firm tofu or sprouted
tofu, drained, and cut into ½-inch cubes
3 Tbs. lemon juice
1 Tbs. olive oil
¼ tsp. dried oregano
¼ tsp. salt
2 Tbs. olive oil
1 large onion, finely chopped (2 cups)
3 cloves garlic, minced (1 Tbs.)
4 medium red-skinned or Yukon gold potatoes,
cut into ¾-inch chunks (4 cups)
1 28-oz. can diced tomatoes
2 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise,
then cut into ½-inch-thick slices (2½ cups)
1 10-oz. pkg. baby green beans, thawed
1 tsp. dried oregano
½ cup chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbs. finely chopped fresh dill
1. To make Tofu Feta: Toss tofu with lemon
juice and oil in shallow container. Spread in single
layer in container, and sprinkle with oregano and
salt. Set aside to marinate while making stew.
2. To make Vegetable Stew: Heat oil in large pot
or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, and sauté
5 minutes, or until translucent. Add garlic, and
sauté 1 minute more. Add potatoes and 1 cup water.
Bring mixture to a simmer, cover pot, and cook 4
minutes. Add tomatoes, zucchini, green beans,
oregano, and 1 cup water. Reduce heat to medium-low,
and simmer 20 minutes, or until vegetables are
tender. Stir parsley and dill into stew, then season
with salt and pepper, if desired. Top with Tofu Feta
Nutritional Information: (Per
1 1/2 cup serving)
- Calories: 296
- Protein: 12 g
- Total Fat: 10 g
- Saturated Fat: 2 g
- Carbohydrates: 42 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
- Sodium: 439 mg
- Fiber: 7 g
- Sugar: 11 g