Category: Spa & Wellness

Sedona Yoga Festival: Conscious Evolution Within A Sacred Space

Sedona Yoga Festival: Conscious Evolution Within A Sacred Space

We’ve all heard the saying the third time’s the charm. And with two immensely successful events now under their belts, the organizers of the Sedona Yoga Festival are more excited than ever to welcome visitors to their third conference—thoughtfully constructed to help attendees balance an enjoyment of Sedona’s one-of-a-kind EXTERIOR offerings, while also experiencing a powerful deep dive into their […]

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The Science Behind Losing Weight on a Plant-Based Vegan Diet

The Science Behind Losing Weight on a Plant-Based Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegetarian diet causes weight loss, even in the absence of exercise or calorie counting, according to a new meta-analysis published as an online advance in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. The average person making the diet switch loses about 10 pounds. However, the review found that people who were […]

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Enhancing Athletic Performance With Peppermint

Enhancing Athletic Performance With Peppermint

Study finds remarkable improvements in exercise performance drinking homemade peppermint water, but there may be side-effects. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Spas of America Announces Top 100 Spas

Spas of America Announces Top 100 Spas

Spas of America announced its annual ranking of the Top 100 Spas of 2014, based on consumer behavior on its website. “2014 was a very strong year for the North American spa and wellness industry, with record visits and revenue,” says Spas of America president Craig Oliver. An ISPA 2014 U.S. Spa Industry Study, commissioned by the ISPA Foundation and […]

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When You Lose Weight, Where Does the Lost Fat Go?

When You Lose Weight, Where Does the Lost Fat Go?

By Dr. Mercola The vast majority of doctors, dietitians, and personal trainers believe that when you burn fat during exercise, that fat is being used up as fuel for energy or heat. Some believe it’s excreted through urine or feces, while others think the fat is turned into muscle. All of these ideas are to some degree incorrect, according to […]

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Lumeria Maui to host transformative yoga and wellness workshops

Lumeria Maui to host transformative yoga and wellness workshops

Hawaii’s leading retreat for the mind, body and spirit, Lumeria Maui, located at the gateway to upcountry Maui, unites its six-acre, award-winning destination with leading teachers and wellness professionals and is excited to partner with David Bernstein’s Life Force Project to host two back-to-back yoga and wellness retreats this summer. “Enchanted Healing – A Yoga Journey Within,” taught by Bee […]

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Comparing Vegans’ Arteries to Runners’

Comparing Vegans’ Arteries to Runners’

The carotid arteries of those eating plant-based diets appear healthier than even those just as slim (long-distance endurance athletes who’ve run an average of 50,000 miles). Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/12/16/comparing-vegans-arteries-to-runners/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Why Muscle Strength Training is Important as you Age

Why Muscle Strength Training is Important as you Age

By Dr. Mercola Staying active and maintaining strong muscles becomes increasingly important as you get older to prevent chronic health problems and injuries from falls. The good news is that even frail seniors of advanced age can improve strength, agility, and balance through a personalized strength training program. Examples of muscle-strengthening exercises include yoga, body-weight exercises, and resistance training using […]

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Gilchrist & Soames’ Zero% Collection for Eco-friendly Bathing

Gilchrist & Soames’ Zero% Collection for Eco-friendly Bathing

Sometimes there is just nothing better than nothing! The Zero Percent Collection proves this with zero sulfates, zero parabens, zero phthalates, zero artificial colors and zero animal testing. The finest, most gentle ingredients combine with a subtle, fresh fragrance to ensure an eco-friendly and luxurious bathing experience you will not soon forget. See collection: http://www.gilchristsoames.com/collections/zero-percent.html Buy on Amazon.com: Gilchrist & […]

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How to Perform a Full-Body Workout Using a Pair of Dumbbells

How to Perform a Full-Body Workout Using a Pair of Dumbbells

Using a pair of dumbbells and/or kettlebells is an excellent way to perform a broad range of exercises that will help you build muscle mass, while improving your cardiovascular health and strengthening your body from head to toe.

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