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Mark Whitwell: Heart of Yoga

Mark Whitwell: Heart of Yoga

The principles of teaching Yoga safely and effectively.

1. Do your own daily practice.
–Your teaching is informed by your own experience, and vice versa.
2. As a teacher you are responsible for whatever happens in your class.
-Ensure the physical safety and emotional well-being of your students.
3. Approach every person with respect for their individuality. -Apply the practice that is appropriate for them in their own unique situation.
4. Maintain a relationship with your own teacher.
-Or maintain relationship with other teachers to ensure productive input into your own process.
5. Teach yoga as you understand it.
-Not as it applies to you, but as it applies to the other person.

Mark Whitwell

Dr. Mercola's top supplements

Dr. Mercola's top supplements

Dr. Mercola's Top Five Supplements

In this article, Dr. Joseph Mercola outlines what, in his view, are the most critical nutrients for supplementation.  Please note that he offers formulas of these supplements for sale in this article.  Park Cities Yoga makes no money nor experiences any gain whatsoever if you choose to purchase Dr. Mercola's products.  But the article contains a lot of information we thought you would find useful, whether you choose his formula or find these products elsewhere.  

 

 

Bean Sprouts' Vitamin C & Flavonoids May Help Lower Stress Levels in Women

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"Bean sprouts are exactly what they sound like — literally sprouts that come from beans — and while sprouting can be done using just about any bean, the most common bean sprouts usually come from mung beans and soybeans. They’re filled with fiber and virtually fat-free, especially the mung bean version, which is why they’re a filling, healthy option.

Bean sprouts are very common just about everywhere, but Eastern Asia loves to put them in many dishes — and for good reason. Bean sprouts benefits include boosting eye health, bone health, the immune system and more. Let’s take a look at how."

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How to safely bring wheat back into your diet

How to safely bring wheat back into your diet

How to Safely Bring Wheat Back Into Your Diet

"Is it ever appropriate to eat wheat or grains? John Douillard's book "Eat Wheat: A Scientific and Clinically-Proven Approach to Safely Bringing Wheat and Dairy Back Into Your Diet" would seem to be in direct conflict with my first book, the New York Times Best Seller "The No-Grain Diet: Conquer Carbohydrate Addiction and Stay Slim for Life."

Interestingly, our views are nowhere near as conflicting as you might think. About 90 percent of our views are actually in agreement. But the devil's in the details, so I thought it would be interesting to have a dialog about this perceived conflict."

Stop freaking out about body fat

Stop freaking out about body fat

Stop Freaking Out about Body Fat

"We usually think of fat as unhealthy excess storage to be gotten rid of at all costs, but researchers have reached a different conclusion: Fat is actually a vital organ that releases essential hormones and sends crucial messages to our brains. And because fat is so important, our bodies work hard to protect it. Instead of simply battling fat, we need to focus on how to maintain a healthy level of it."

 
9 Benefits of Magnesium Oil

9 Benefits of Magnesium Oil

9 Amazing Benefits of Magnesium Oil

Magnesium deficiency has been referred to as “the silent epidemic of our times.” Most of the symptoms of low magnesium are not unique to magnesium deficiency, which

makes it hard to diagnose. Low magnesium levels often go unrecognized and untreated, although linked to many health problems.

Signs of magnesium deficiency include:

  • Irritability and anxiety
  • Lethargy
  • Impaired memory and cognitive function
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Muscle spasms
  • Muscle cramps
  • Irregular or rapid heartbeat