Boost Your Creativity
First Aid Skills
Recipe of the Month
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Wow! Hard to believe summer is almost over!
Although the weather wasn't always cooperative, we
had some fantastic nights practicing our Yoga in the
park. Thank you to everyone who came out to
join us. I look forward to next summer when we
can do it again!
Fall classes are almost ready to start and you'll
find all the registration info at
www.intoyoga.ca or by clicking
We've got several new classes in place this season.
Pilates class being offered at Kerrisdale
Community Center on Tuesday nights as well as a
Kundalini Yoga class on Friday mornings are
waiting for you.
Got some young ones you'd like to introduce to Yoga?
We have Family Yoga classes at
Queensborough Community Center Wednesdays for an
hour starting at 12:45pm for
2 - 4 year olds and Tuesday evenings at
Champlain Heights Community Center for
5 - 7 year olds starting at 6:00pm.
Also at Champlain Heights CC, we're offering a
FREE Yoga for All class on Thursday September 15
from 6:00pm - 7:00pm. Stop wondering if this
class would be right for you. Come and check
it out. It's FREE
to everyone, whether you've been before or not!
At Kitsilano Community Center, we've got new classes
Yoga for Cyclists starts at 7:15pm on Tuesday
nights and what better time than 8:30pm to have a
Restorative Yoga class to help relax your body
and have an incredible sleep!
Of course, we have your regular favorites back like
Yoga for the Older Adult, Chair Yoga, Yoga Dance,
Baby Sign Language and other Yoga and Pilates
classes. Check everything out at
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Classes begin shortly, so be sure to REGISTER
Tight hamstrings are a common
problem for many people. In this newsletter,
you'll learn some poses that will help stretch them
out. You'll also find out how Yoga can
boost your creativity.
When it comes to snacking,
there's a lot of choices. Some more healthier
than others. We've got some ideas for you to
help you stay on track with choosing good nutrition
over empty calories.
Although the First Aid skills in
our article talks about kids, they are beneficial
for anyone of all ages. Choking, bloody noses
and burns don't just happen to children!
Enjoy this month's newsletter and please register
early for classes at
www.intoyoga.ca. We look forward to seeing
Specific yoga poses targeting the
hamstrings can alleviate tightness and improve
flexibility. The hamstrings are the three muscles
than run along the back side of your thigh,
connecting your pelvis to your knee. So many people
have tight hamstrings that it's not an exaggeration
to call it an epidemic.
For some Yoga poses to give your hamstrings a
When it comes to snacking, you have
some important choices to make. Unhealthful snack
choices pack in extra calories without doing much to
support your well-being. But smarter snack choices
offer benefits that can help trim your waistline.
Candy, chips, and other junk food are a significant
source of empty calories. By empty, we
mean these foods provide calories from excess fat
and sugar, but also provide very few of the
nutrients that your body needs. Choosing
empty-calorie snacks might give you a momentary
lift, but these foods are likely to leave you
feeling unsatisfied and low on energy a short time
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Yoga Can Boost Your Creativity
Components of yoga such as pranayama,
asana practice, and meditation can all contribute to
boosting your creativity.
The concept of creativity is so elusive that it’s
impossible to say what exactly influences whether or
not you come up with unconventional ideas. But here
are some ways in which yoga can spark your
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Five Health Treats Made With Chia Seeds
First Aid Skills Parents Needs
There are books on child development
and books on what to expect when you're going to
have a baby or when that baby heads to college.
Nobody ever mentions how many times you're going to
save your kids' lives. What parents really need is a
manual on the most important first aid skills every
parent needs to know.
Whether your children are 20 days, 20 months or 20
years old, these first aid skills are a must for you
to know. To continue reading, click
Chia seeds are high in fiber and alpha-linolenic
acids, plus they're loaded with calcium magnesium,
iron, and zinc. Alpha-linolenic acid is the plant
version of omega-3 fatty acid, so chia seeds are
perfect for vegans or vegetarians, or for those who
don't care for fish and seafood. Oh, and they also
have some phenolic acids that may work as
Here's my favorite.
Dark Chocolate Chia Pudding
- 2 cups nonfat milk
- 1/2 cup chia seeds
- 1/4 cup dark cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- pinch of salt
Place all ingredients in a large bowl and whisk
until it's thoroughly combined. Cover the bowl and
refrigerate for at least 40 minutes, but if you can
wait for an hour or two, it will be even better.
Serve plain or add chocolate shavings, chopped nuts,
coconut flakes, or granola.
Each serving has about 200 calories, 6
grams fat, 7 grams protein, 32 grams carbohydrates,
and 8 grams fiber. You'll also meet 25 percent of
your daily need for calcium, 30 percent of your
daily need for magnesium, and 13 percent of your
daily iron requirement, plus about one gram alpha-linolenic