More Than Stretching – Yoga is helping teens with stress and anxiety.

More Than Stretching – Yoga is helping teens with stress and anxiety. When I began teaching yoga in 2013 I noticed the conspicuous absence of youth involvement. Since then yoga has gained popularity among people of different ages and abilities. The increased interest in this ancient practice may be due to the fact that yoga can calm the mind and increase overall health and well-being. I was in my late teenage years when I began the practice of […]

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Recipe: Banana Bread

Banana Bread Recipe gluten free, sugar free, Packed with minerals such as magnesium, selenium and potassium, rich in fibre. Delicious and simple! Ingredients: 260g oats (blended into flour) 4 very ripe bananas 3 eggs 1 tbsp coconut oil 3 tbsp peanut butter 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 2 handfuls of pecans or walnuts butter for greasing Method: 1. Preheat oven to 250C. 2. Add oats into a blender or food processor and blend until they […]

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Yoga is for every body: Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga is becoming increasingly popular as it is accessible to many students. It’s a go to practice for people who work long hours at the desk and need a short break during work. Chair Yoga is usually gentle and can be practiced by Seniors who can’t perform floor based exercises.

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Recipe: Banana Pecan Balls

Banana Pecan Balls gluten free, dairy free, processed sugar free, vegan Packed with minerals such as selenium, zinc, potassium, magnesium and Omega3 Fatty Acids. Delicious and simple! Ingredients: 130g roasted pecans (100g for the mixture, 30g for coating) 80g pitted dates, (soaked in hot water for 15 min) 1 banana 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tbsp hemp seeds + 3 tbsp for coating 5 tbsp ground almonds […]

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Recipe: Golden Power Smoothie

What I like about the Golden Power Smoothie is the combination of spices.
We use:
– turmeric – the anti-inflammatory goodness,
– Ceylon cinnamon -helping to regulate blood sugar levels,
– ginger – is a nausea fighter and has soothing effect on the stomach.
It has a creamy texture and subtle tropical taste. It’s definitely on my list of 5 Favourite Smoothies! 🙂

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Yoga for Stress Management

It is not such a simple task to define the term ‘stress’. As a matter of fact, there is no single definition of the term stress. However, if you are looking for stress management techniques, understanding stress itself can be very helpful in choosing a strategy right for your.   Stress is a process caused by the inside or outside world stressful stimuli. Stressors could be emotional (worry over your family), as well as physical […]

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Recipe: Raw Banoffee Pie GF, DF, SF, Vegan

Raw Banoffee Pie gluten free, dairy free, processed sugar free, vegan   Ingredients: Base: 80g dates (soak for 15 min) 250g nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts or mix) 1 Tbsp coconut oil Caramel: 250g dates (soak for 15 min) 3/4 of the water from coconut cream (only from one tin) 1/4 tsp vanilla powder (optional) 2 bananas Cream: 2 tins of coconut cream (the tick part without water) 1 banana dark chocolate   Method: Base: […]

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5-Day Yoga and Kefir Fitness Challenge

On five consecutive mornings we meet up before work and duties for a full practice of  Hatha Yoga, Fresh Kefir and Nutrition Tips. We will focus solely on immune-boosting yoga practice. On each day every praticipant will receive a water based kefir – dairy and gluten free. Water kefir is a fermented beverage teeming with beneficial probiotic bacteria which help to boost the immune system.   26th-30th of September Venue:  Douglas Yoga Centre, Maryborough Woods, […]

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Refresh and Revitalise – yoga, nutrition, cooking wellness workshop

Yoga, Nutrition and Coking Wellness Workshop This is an unforgettable Yoga, Nutrition and Cooking workshop which aims to nourish your body, mind and soul. Have the time for YOU to relax. Awaken your body and soul through a gentle Yoga practice designed to detox the body and cleanse the liver. Release your creativity in cooking, food combining and presentation. Enjoy Mindful cooking. Learn simple recipes and eating habits that will improve your health. Come visit […]

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5-DAY Yoga and Juice Fitness Challenge

Let this week be your inspiration to a daily morning practice and healthier eating habits. On five consecutive mornings we meet up before work and duties for a full practice of  Hatha Yoga, Freshly Pressed Organic Juice and Nutrition Tips. There’s no better way to start the day! Venue:  Douglas Yoga Centre, Maryborough Woods, Douglas, Cork Cost: €60 (€20 non refundable deposit to be paid before 22nd July) Booking: 089 418 7147    innerlightyoga@gmx.com   €20 […]

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