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posts in 'wellness'

Wellness is our collection of articles that offer insight for those seeking higher levels of health and wellness; and inspiration for those looking for a stories of how yoga can help others.

meet & greet with chef juliette snijders

meet & greet with chef juliette snijders

Juliette did her yoga teacher training with evolation yoga in 2015 and is one of the many talented chefs connected to evolation yoga. Juliette works as a yoga teacher in Sweden and is also a trained Raw chef, Feng Shui consultant and organic gardener. We are so grateful to have her!

What inspired you to take evolation’s teacher training? 
I had thought of being a yoga teacher for a few years.
I used ...

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Wellness Recipe of the Week

Wellness Recipe of the Week

Spicy Peanut Butter Tofu
When you nourish your body with pure energy, you transform from the inside out! This week’s recipe is courtesy of chef Juliette Snijders, currently onsite at evolation’s Santa Barbara teacher training.

Ingredients
1 block extra firm tofu (press to remove any access water if you have the time)
1 can coconut milk or yoghurt
4 table spoons of peanut butter
1 table spoon tamari ...

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the heart of yoga is stillness

the heart of yoga is stillness

At the heart of yoga is a doorway for how to connect and experience the truth of who we are in both a relationship to ourSelves and to others.

And that doorway is stillness.

Whether in savasana using little effort or handstand using all your strength and willpower, yoga calls us to find the still, quiet point in every posture. It teaches us how to remain centered while in action so we can stay ...

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5 self care nutritional tips over the holidays

5 self care nutritional tips over the holidays

Brace yourselves, winter is coming!
Winter is the season with Vata caracteristics. Cold, windy and dark (at least in Northern Europe). Nature puts itself to rest and maybe so should we.

The holiday season is the time of year where we meet and eat, maybe wine and dine. Here are a few tips to keep your balance troughout this season:

  1. Don´t give up your good intentions. Eaten too much? Still ...
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Holiday Self Care & Love

Holiday Self Care & Love

The holiday season is upon us again, 2016 has flown by and here we are again with all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, the shopping, the giving, the hosting and the attending making it very easy to forget about YOU!

The next few weeks are a whirlwind of office parties, commitments, family celebrations that can leave you completely wiped out.

Taking care of yourself is extremely important as this ...

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Easy Ways to Cultivate Eco-Friendly Habits

Easy Ways to Cultivate Eco-Friendly Habits

Everybody wants to be as green as they possibly can be, helping the environment with eco-friendly habits. But it really isn’t easy these days — even when you’re dealing with debates that you thought were decided years ago.

Take the paper versus plastic bags as a good example. Even this simple question can be confusing once you really do the research and understand everything that goes into the production and waste ...

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the importance of having a meditation practice

the importance of having a meditation practice

Meditation is about becoming one with your mind, and learning something about yourself that you may not have known before. Your practice can be as long or as short as you would like, but try to take the time to for your meditation practice every day. It is not a part of any religion; meditation is a science, which means that the process of meditation follows a particular ...

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yoga for anxiety: stress relief with simple yoga asanas

yoga for anxiety: stress relief with simple yoga asanas

How many of us have to deal with stress on a daily basis due to some wild number of pressures put on us? Workload at the office or home can lead to stress or anxiety and this in turn can cause other major health issues. Yoga is not only a great physical stress reliever, but also calms you down mentally. Yoga for anxiety is rapidly becoming more popular ...

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