My Morning Ritual: Emily Meersand

In addition to teaching Power Vinyasa Yoga, Emily Meersand founded and helps run the Health & Wellness Initiative at Yelp, where she works full time. Emily also leads Power Teacher Trainings, and with all of that on her plate, a morning routine is essential to having a successful day. So how exactly does Emily start her mornings? I wake up at 5:45am (and usually hit … Continue reading My Morning Ritual: Emily Meersand

Teacher Spotlight: Peter Walters

Peter Walters is a Bhakti Flow Yoga teacher in San Francisco. Since being introduced to yoga by the unlikeliest (or… likeliest?) of sources, he’s never looked back. Let’s jump right in. First things first – what was the first thing you ate this morning? Eggs with spinach and a green smoothie. I try to eat low on the food chain – mostly vegetables, fruits and … Continue reading Teacher Spotlight: Peter Walters

Healthiest Foods For Your Heart

by Julie Starr   Many of us have heard that in order to give love, you must love yourself. Part of that? Being good to your body… and your ticker! Here are five foods that you can add to your diet to benefit the health of your heart: Garlic helps to decrease cholesterol and blood pressure; it also improves the flow of your blood. Although … Continue reading Healthiest Foods For Your Heart

Why I Move: Mackenzie Cane

Mackenzie Cane is a runner, a triathlete, and a Bay Area native who is constantly on the move. One of her favorite ways to move is with Liz Gill at Train for the Trails each Wednesday at 7am at Baker Beach. Tell us about yourself. I work in the environmental space (for the Sierra Club) and I’m personally and professionally very invested in the environment. I like to be outside … Continue reading Why I Move: Mackenzie Cane

Spark Eats: Emily McLaughlin’s Chia Seed Pudding

  Chia seeds – those little guys can pack a serious nutritional punch! Chia seeds are chock full of fiber, manganese and omega-3s. Manganese is great for fortifying bone health, regulating blood sugar and boosting metabolism. Omega-3s are healthy fatty acids shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks, and are also present in fish, fish oil and flaxseeds. Related: Health Benefits of Chia Seeds … Continue reading Spark Eats: Emily McLaughlin’s Chia Seed Pudding

Teacher Spotlight: Jennifer Hanway

Jennifer Hanway‘s Real World Wellness talks have taken the MoveWith Boston community by storm. Whether you’re looking for tips on living life gluten free or you’re on the hunt for the foods and exercise regimes that will make your skin glow, she’s got serious expertise that you don’t want to miss out on. What’s the first thing you ate this morning? First thing that went … Continue reading Teacher Spotlight: Jennifer Hanway