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Handstands 101

As a yoga teacher, I’ve found immense pleasure in delving into and expanding my knowledge about the practice. From adopting the yogic principles into my everyday life, to studying each pose for all that they have to offer – yoga is my inspiration.

Therefore, each month on the blog I’ll be giving you a taste of what you need to know about a specific pose, in the hopes that my writing will help strengthen and motivate your practice:

This month I’m going to be talking about Handstands:

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Vegan Spotlight: Pi Co.

As a vegan, restaurant menus and lunch dates can be tricky to navigate. Although most vegans I know don’t complain, and can always find something on a menu that they can eat, variety is the spice of life, and vegans deserve it outside of their kitchens too!

This month’s vegan spotlight is all about the lively eatery known as Pi Co.:

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My Vegan Friendly Passover

Each year, as a celebration of spring, birth and rebirth, and the journey from slavery to freedom, Jewish people like myself observe the wonderful holiday known as Passover!

The Passover Seder is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the celebration, and I was fortunate enough to rejoice in it over the weekend with the people I love most in the world!

While family dinners can be notoriously tough for vegans, I found that with a little extra planning, I was able to have a delicious meal that didn’t have me leaving the table hungry.

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The Best Springtime Salad Ideas

As Spring continues to warm our city, it can feel natural to begin seeking out lighter, cooling meals that allow us to stay energized! While I typically prefer to cook my vegetables during the wintertime, raw salads are one of the best ways to get your fibre and vitamins during the months where our bodies crave refreshing meals.

A nutrient-dense springtime salad is one of the best lunches that can provide a large serving of nourishment to see you through your afternoons! Not sure where to start? Here are some baseline ideas to inspire your next vegan salad:

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Triangle Pose 101

As a yoga teacher, I’ve found immense pleasure in delving into and expanding my knowledge about the practice. From adopting the yogic principles into my everyday life, to studying each pose for all that they have to offer – yoga is my inspiration.

Therefore, each month on the blog I’ll be giving you a taste of what you need to know about a specific pose, in the hopes that my writing will help strengthen and motivate your practice:

This month I’m going to be talking about Triangle Pose:

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Why Kale Chips are underrated

There are few worse feelings in the world than hanger.

What’s “hanger”, you may ask? Well, hanger is the delicate blend of hunger and anger, or more specifically, the anger you feel when you’re hungry. Everyone gets a little crabby between meals, and that’s why snacks are so helpful!

Satiating yourself between meals can be a fun way to try new recipes. However, if you’re looking for a simple, healthy snack food to help tide yourself over until dinner I’ve got two words for you: Kale Chips.

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The Best Springtime Vegan Breakfasts

It’s been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I’d be inclined to agree. What you choose to have as the first nourishment in your body in the morning sets the tone for the rest of your day.

Having a greasy breakfast may taste good on the tongue, but it wont be long until you’re hitting a wall. Being a mindful eater is one of the best ways to ensure a good mood and a satiated body!

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Spinal Twists 101

As a yoga teacher, I’ve found immense pleasure in delving into and expanding my knowledge about the practice. From adopting the yogic principles into my everyday life, to studying each pose for all that they have to offer – yoga is my inspiration.

Therefore, each month on the blog I’ll be giving you a taste of what you need to know about a specific pose, in the hopes that my writing will help strengthen and motivate your practice:

This month I’m going to be talking about Spinal Twists:

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Vegan Spotlight: Boon Burger Café

As a vegan, restaurant menus and lunch dates can be tricky to navigate. Although most vegans I know don’t complain, and can always find something on a menu that they can eat, variety is the spice of life, and vegans deserve it outside of their kitchens too!

This month’s vegan spotlight is all about the lively eatery known as Boon Burger Café:

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About Me

Hi! My name is Heather and I am a wife, mother, office manager, yoga and pilates teacher. And a vegan. I've committed to take back my life, embrace moving and clean, vegan eating. And I want to share it with you, so Yougista was created. You are welcome to join me on the journey. Yougista. Be You.

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