7 Tricks To Eat Healthy Even When We Are Under Stress

Stress has the ability to totally disrupt our lives. The Covid 19 pandemic, its fears, required precautions, and the constant reminders of its devastating effect have placed underlying stress on all of us. Yet day to day mishaps can add to that stress. Last week was an exceptionally stressful one for me. I have been a Zumba instructor for over 10 years. Can you imagine how much music I have? […]

What can 10 pounds overweight do to our bodies?

Being overweight, even just 10 pounds, can be harder on joints.  If someone is 50 pounds overweight, it represents 75 pounds more on their knees! That’s why we see way more hip and knee replacements.  Having a few pounds more around the waist increases our chance of developing osteoarthritis in joints (hips/knees) and can cause pain because of the wear and tear of cartilage. Indeed, it can create inflammation in other joints such as […]

In Difficult Times, Please Give Back

For 2 weeks now, I have started doing ONLINE FITNESS CLASSES. With the money you have donated, I gave it back! $100 to the Food bank in Kelowna. Thank you so much for staying fit with me and of course for your generosity ❤️ In case you want to join our ONLINE FITNESS CLASSES, here is the schedule:). Register now, spots are limited:) – Every Mon. 9 am: Zumba – […]

Be aware that hot yoga raises body temperature and heart rate which can be dangerous for some people

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse have found that when a Hot Yoga class raises the body temperature of an individual to 40C, it can lead to heat stroke. Make sure you drink a lot of water and listen to your body.  I always say in my yoga classes: “Anytime you need a rest, child’s pose or savasana are always available for you”. Try my yoga classes here Read […]

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