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Category: Self Care

Everything You Need To Know About The V-Steam

The Vaginal Steam, also known as The V-Steam, has been used for centuries as a traditional home remedy for good health care. They have been in talked about more and in the press lately thanks to celebs like Gwenyth Paltrow singing it’s praises. So, without further ado, here is your go-to guide with everything you want to know about […]

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Cauliflower Rice Party!

I came late to the cauliflower rice party, but I’ve been enjoying it since I arrived.

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Yoga and Repetitive Stress Injuries

“Does anyone have any injuries?” I cannot think of one class I’ve been in where no one raises a hand, or as the teacher walks around there isn’t a whispered admission of pain. However, the most unfortunate part is that the pains we feel are often a result of our own yoga practice, and we don’t […]

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DIY Treatments For An Itchy Scalp

Whether you have scalp psoriasis, or just irritation caused by a dry, flaky scalp, here are several natural and affordable do it yourself DIY treatments to help soothe your symptoms.

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Work-Life Balance

Balance is not created solely from physical habits and actions. Wellness is not simply an act of attending your weekly yoga sessions and eating your greens. Sure, maintaining an active lifestyle and eating a balanced diet are steps that you can take to feel more wholesome and well, but wellness and balance embody something deeper […]

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Healthy Foods You Can Use To Offset Your Cravings

Can’t stop thinking about that Ben and Jerry’s Chunky Monkey that’s just sitting there in your freezer? How about when you’ve had a long and busy day: surely you deserve that bag of chips? What about when you’re tired and you need some extra sugar as a pick-me-up? Thoughts like this aren’t uncommon, and food […]

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Rolfing and Postpartum Health

Naturally after our beautiful babies arrive in the world we notice that our bodies are changed by the experience. While some of these changes will be with us for the duration (hello stretch marks!), other changes ebb away with time and our body gradually returns to some version of its previous self.

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Our Sweet Escape: Part 3

We’ve made it pretty far, half way to be exact! We’re all getting used to our sugar free lives, the food options out there for us, and so on. However, some of us are definitely finding it a little harder than others…

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Our Sweet Escape: Part 1

Sugar certainly seems to be a hot topic at the moment. From movies like Fed Up to Alec Baldwin’s “war on sugar,” we’ve been noticing more of a dialogue about what we are putting in our bodies. And, to be honest, talking about processed/refined sugars really seems like a conversation worth having. 

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Welcoming our Newest YinOva Team Member!

Dear YinOva Family,  My name is Katy Hogan, and I am a board-certified practitioner of Chinese medicine and a licensed acupuncturist in the state of New York.  I am joining the YinOva Center as of April 19th, and I will be seeing patients on Sundays (10am-2pm) and Wednesdays (8am-12pm, beginning May 6th).  As I get […]

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Fatigued, Lowered Immunity, and Swollen Glands?

People who catch colds easily and who find it difficult to battle said colds, people who often say that “they need their sleep” preferring 9-10 hours of sleep per night and often more on the weekends, and people who time and time again find inflammation manifesting as either chronic sinusitis, enlarged tonsils, swollen lymph nodes and/or […]

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It’s all About Balance! The Yin and Yang of Beauty

Taoism is one of the many ancient philosophies of Asia – it’s sometimes called a religion, but really it’s more of a philosophy – and one thread of Taoist thought for 2,000 years has concentrated on the idea that the happiest and best way to live is in harmony with the natural flow of energy […]

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