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Technique Tuesday - Warrior 2 Part 1 Feb 07, 2023

Let’s continue our Technique Tuesday series with an exploration of Warrior 2, Maha Virabhadrasana or Virabhadrasana 2.
This will be a series of videos where each video will show different modifications to help you find a comfortable fit for your body - remember, all bodies are different,...

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Motivation Monday - You Are Worthy of Healing Feb 06, 2023

Save for when you need this. 

“I couldn’t heal because I kept pretending I wasn’t hurt.” - Timothy Heard

Stop pretending. 

Start healing. 

You’re worthy. 

I say this from experience as well. 

For so long I denied my hurt. 

I pushed...

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Self Care Saturday - Slow Mornings Feb 05, 2023

Today’s self care Saturday looks like a slow morning with my protein shake, my hot cocoa, my gratitude journal, and my book. 

Taking time each morning to be grateful, to journal a few things I’m thinking and feeling, to be slow and deliberate, to enjoy my breakfast, is how I like...

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Foodie Friday - Stop Eating What a Toddler Eats Feb 03, 2023

I said what I said.

If you’re an averagely healthy adult, working a job, doing daily activities, and exercising even just once or twice a week, 1200 calories per day will not be enough to sustainably keep you healthy.

Crash diets don’t work.

In fact, most commercially available...

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A New Month is a Reminder You Can Start Again Feb 01, 2023

This is a transcript from the video, I hope you enjoy it!

Hey friend, Happy February 1st, I'm sitting here doing my journaling, and it got me thinking.

It's a new month, and if months are allowed to start again, if weeks, days, hours and even minutes are allowed to start again, Maybe so can you?

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Simple Upper Back Stretch Jan 31, 2023

Like, save and share to help your upper back! 

This is a fantastic and simple way to help breathe and relieve tension in your upper back, neck and shoulders.  

Do this seated, in a chair, on a mat, or standing as often as you need to get tech tension relief! 

Tree huggers are...

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We Need Your Help! Jan 30, 2023

Hey Friends! I can’t thank you enough for being a part of the HealthGirl community - you make it better every day!
And speaking of making it better, would you do me a HUGE favour and answer the short, 7-question, under-2-minute survey I’ve made?
It’ll help me know what you want...

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Move to CELEBRATE Your Body, Never Punish It! Jan 24, 2023

Movement is natural, we do it as children without thinking.
We run and play and dance and hop and smile without thinking about how it looks, or what others think.
We just move because it feels good and we are unconsciously celebrating our life.
Because our bodies and minds are worthy of...

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How to Get the "Perfect" Pose? DON'T! Jan 23, 2023

“How do I get the perfect yoga alignment/pose”? Is a question I get a lot, particularly from beginners.

You see, social media has shown us a lot of people doing very advanced postures, and many lineages will tout that a certain way of doing a posture is “correct”, leaving...

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Shoulders & Upper Back Stretch Jan 21, 2023

This is a great way to relieve tension in the upper back and shoulders after a day on the computer or hunched over devices.

Try it and see what you think!

Our Back Pain Workshop is this Sunday January 22, 2023, join now for more great ways to keep your back feeling great! www.HealthGirl.ca

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8 Things to Start a Wellness Program Jan 20, 2023

A new exercise plan/nutrition plan/wellness program is exciting stuff and you deserve to get the most out of it!

Remember:

Start slowly, have fun, be patient, release perfection, listen to your body, take rest days, find a coach to help you and of course, JOIN THE ANYTIME STUDIO!

You deserve...

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Simple Back Pain Relief in a Chair Jan 19, 2023

Our Back Pain workshop is this Sunday January 22, 2023, sign up now at www.HealthGirl.ca to learn more great ways to care for your back!
Gentle twists can be really beneficial for releasing tension in the spine.
The key is to NEVER EVER force!
Lightly engage your abdominal muscles to support your...

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