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COBRA POSE – “I RISE JOYFULLY”

BHUJANGASANA:Cobra Pose MANTRA: “I rise joyfully to meet each new opportunity.” Benefits: *Helps you feel relaxed and reduces anxiety *Stabilizes digestion *Stretches muscles in the shoulders, chest and abdominals *Lifts your mood *Tones the arms *Decreases stiffness in low back … Continue reading

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Life Lessons From A Remote Medical Professional

I recently returned home from a month-long Wilderness First Responder and Emergency Medical Technician course in Leavenworth, Washington. The course content was invaluable, but the icing on the cake was the people I interacted with daily.  Having served in the … Continue reading

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DIRTY DOZEN – ORGANIC OR BUST!

Last week the EWG (Environmental Working Group) published it’s 2018 Dirty Dozen list. According to the working group’s tests, the 12 fruits and veggies on the list below contain the highest amount of pesticides. WHY SHOULD WE CARE? While opting … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Is timing everything?

For millions of years our genes have been reacting according to our patterns of behavior.  If we keep this in mind when looking at our bodies tendency to store or use fat as as energy, it makes weight loss quite … Continue reading

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Day 19-early am New Brighton beach (wow) run

“One Look Worth Ten Thousand Words”… Today’s first – early a.m. beach run at New Brighton State Park *You can park at corner of Park Ave and Coronado St, beach is a 2 minute walk across tracks, see end of … Continue reading

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Day 10- Orange Theory Fitness- “good things come to those who sweat”

Today’s first – morning group fitness class at Orange Theory Fitness, Capitola.  I have seen these fitness centers all over, but never knew the concept behind them.  Their method boils down to heart rate based interval training.  Backed by the … Continue reading

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Day 9 – “Move with your feet, dance with your heart”

Today’s First – Argentine Tango at the Bayview Hotel Details: Every Monday from 6:30pm – 9:30pm $5-10.00 donation Location: The Bay View Hotel-GG Restaurant 8041 Soquel Dr Aptos, CA Map What fun! Open dance in a historic hotel – friendly … Continue reading

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