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Tu es la personne qui en contrôle de la loi de l’attraction en action, et tu le fais à travers tes pensées

4 reasons why to buy locally from the Farmers’ Market

Imported foods are picked early to allow for shipping. They ripen without the benefit of plant nutrients. As a result they  usually content only half of the nutrients when compared to locally ripened fruits and produce. Apples for example are ripped in a controlled atmosphere storage space to guarantee their availability all year long. Buying local: *Contributes for our local economy. * Ensures higher nutrient content including  vitamin C and […]

9 Tips to Know How to Manage Chronic Pain

How to manage chronic pain (click here to see the tips) As a personal trainer, I also specialize with chronic pain.  Read more about it here. Participate in one of our fitness classes to reduce and manage your pain.  Exercise is the best medicine for your body.  Click here to look at our classes.

9 Nutrition Tips to Help with Your Arthritis

Here is a way to help your arthritis pain using nutrition.  See the tips here Exercise is Medicine, even little movements help!  Look at our classes here.    

9 Reasons to Start Gardening with Mindfulness

Gardening can be very meditative activity according to Jess Pirmak (BA, BSc, RD). Meditation gives you: a sense of calmness peacefulness and a sense of better balance in your life Meditation helps to: focus on the present moment instead of the future increase self-awarness helps you to stay calmer during the rest of the day may improve your sleep Gardening can increase not only the visual beauty of your surroundings, […]

6 Reasons to spend more time in your garden

Playing in your garden encourages your Central Nervous System to release a chemical named serotonin. Serotonin promotes the feeling of well being happiness helps control your mood appetite sleep affects brain functions related to learning and memory Read more here: 9 Reasons to Start Gardening with Mindfulness 13 REASONS WHY GARDENING IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH

6 Basic Steps to Love your Body Again and Shred Pounds!

If your focus is only on losing weight you will attract it back. That is why diets don’t work. You must change your mental attitude as well. People become overweight because of their diet, their exercise patterns, and their thoughts. Start to analyze the way you talk about yourself. Are you using “fat terms” or “fat thoughts”? Until you are willing to change the way you feel and talk about […]

If you see what you want in your mind, you’re going to hold it in your hand

3 different ways to clean your yoga mat

– For a quick clean up, spray your mat with a Tea Tree essential oil solution in a clean spray bottle. Add filtered water and 20-30 drops of Tea Tree essential oil. The Tea Tree helps to kill the bacteria. Read more about Tea Tree oil here: 25 Uses for Tea Tree Oil – Wash it by hand in your bath tub. Let it sit for 30 minutes or so […]

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    Mel, I wanted you to know how much I appreciate and enjoy your Online Friday chair yoga classes. It is so nice to see your smiling face and dedication teaching us. I hope that one day soon we will be able to return to the center to meet up again with all our friends.  Stay well and please keep your nice smile.  

    - Irmgard,

    Mel, thank you so much for offering Online Fitness Classes!  I love all your videos.  You provide a great variety of exercises and it can be modified to make it harder which is great.  I was telling everyone because I am used to your style of yoga, when I close my eyes and hear your voice, it’s like we are in the same room.  Much love, Jackie.

    - Jackie St. G.,