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eastmeetswest_sf

We are the #1 wellness lifestyle and event platform for women, POC and queer-identified individuals. It’s 2018 y’all, get ur act right. http://www.eastmeetswestfest.com/
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“you must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” - friedrich nietzsche
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Sf peeps!  check out this ayurvedic training (four-day intensive) with sachi doctor @elemental_alchemy!

april 12-15, 2018 at yoga garden

this four-day intensive with sachi will cover the core concepts of ayurveda, specifically its applications for asana, pranayama, mantra, and the subtle body. the course will provide you with a solid foundation from which to apply ayurveda to all aspects of life. though not limited to yoga teacher-trainees and active teachers, this course will emphasize how to bring these ancient teachings to students, including customizing yoga classes to be dosha-balancing and teaching seasonal flows as well as classes that are designed by time of day.

this course provides 32 elective contact hours for ygsf's 300 hour program [32 yoga alliance® ceus]
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“with freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?” - oscar wilde
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Slackin' on your latte game?  beef it up with a couple of our favorite spices, juices and teas.

beets are high in immune-boosting vitamin c, fiber, and essential minerals like potassium (essential for healthy nerve and muscle function) and manganese (which is good for your bones, liver, kidneys, and pancreas). beets also contain the b vitamin folate, which helps reduce the risk of birth defects.

turmeric helps fight inflammation, protects the heart in various ways, is helpful for arthritis, is brain-boosting and may be helpful for fighting diabetes and cancer.

matcha is high in b-12 and l-theanine, both of which are shown to help with depression, especially among vegetarians.  among antioxidants, catechins are the most potent and beneficial and one specific catechin called epigallocatechin gallate (egcg) makes up 60% of the catechins in matcha green tea. out of all the antioxidants, egcg is the most widely recognized for its cancer fighting properties.

#eastmeetswest #spices #turmeric #matcha #herbalmedicine #diet #nutrition
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"food is not rational. food is culture, habit, craving and identity." - jonathan safran foer
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"truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold." - leo tolstoy
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