Canadian Yoga Magazine

Dr Alan Viau's News and Views on Yoga, Fitness, and Nutrition for Healthy & Happy Living

Book Review: got social mediology

How do you effectively use social media to leverage your business? Social media can be very intimidating because of its technological complexity. Jay Izso in got social mediology provides a … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

6 Exercises for Summer Flip-Flop Foot and Ankle Pain

Summer is the season of sun, poolside parties and flip flops. But did you know that wearing flip flops actually causes more harm than good? When you wear shoes that … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Digging Deep – Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening

Digging Deep – Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through Gardening by Fran Sorin is a 10th anniversary edition that continues the journey of using gardening as means of getting in touch … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chef Jonathan’s Healthy Food: Crawfish

Cajun crawfish and hominy grits About Chef Jonathan Viau Hailing from our nation’s capital, this chef found his love for cooking at a young age in the kitchens of his … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

5 Office-Friendly Healthy Snacking Options

Most of us spend at least 8 hours per day at work. Consequently, healthy snacks can go a long way to tide us over until lunch, and, in some cases, … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chef Jonathan’s Healthy Food: Preserves

What does Chef Jonathan do on his day off? He pickles and makes sauces to preserve the bounty and freshness of the summer season. About Chef Jonathan Viau Hailing from … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Developing Your Yogic Superpowers to Make the World a Better Place

by James Connor Anyone who casually skims the verses of The Yoga Sutra, the third century root text available in nearly every yoga studio, bumps into a most perplexing fact. … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

What is Quantum Touch? An Interview with Richard Gordon

With 37 years of experience in the field of energy medicine, Richard Gordon is the best-selling author of ‘Quantum-Touch: The Power to Heal’, now published in 17 languages, and ‘Your … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Infographic: Herb Guide to Cooking

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Complete Book of Indian Cooking

I love Indian cooking; it is tasty and versatile. By far, this is the best Indian cooking book I’ve seen. It has complete recipes broken down by region and useful … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Soul to Soul

Soul to Soul (2015) is promoted as Poems, Prayers, and Stories to End a Yoga Class. It is more than that. The collection of readings are a great way to plan … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chef Jonathan’s Healthy Food: Fruto del mar

Spanish inspired Fruto del mar. Grilled octopus, braised calamari, mussels, pickled ramp squid ink aioli, gear. Tasty plate of the seas bounty.   About Chef Jonathan Viau Hailing from our … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Temenos Touch

Temenos Touch is a fascinating treatise born out of the life experiences of its author Evelyn M. Brodie. In it, she explores and explains her understanding of the how and … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Global Currency War

Why is the U.S. losing this war to Russia, China, Iran, and Syria? Why did the U.S. really invade Iraq in 2003? WMDs? None were found. Oil? Production has declined, … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

10 Ways To Avoid Sabotaging Your Goals

The other week you promised yourself that come the weekend, you’d clean out the garage; but you never got around to it. Why is that? Meanwhile, in the city an … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Summer Solstice Meditation on Cancer

In the depths of my despair, I wrote A Winter Solstice Meditation on Cancer. The future was looking bleak and uncertain. Now it is slightly past the summer solstice as … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chef Jonathan’s Healthy Food: Spanish Sardines

Spanish sardine, tomato confit purée, grilled artichokes, kalamata olive, sumac dusted chickpeas, parsley and olive oil. About Chef Jonathan Viau Hailing from our nation’s capital, this chef found his love … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Alternative Approaches to Treat Your Mind, Body & Soul

At some point in our lives everyone deals with what we label as anxiety or depression. As with death, our culture is not accepting of or comfortable with many normal … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Is Yoga Best For Decreasing Risk of Arterial Fibrillation?

Chronic, high-intensity physical activity has been associated with increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF). There is concern that moderate levels of physical activity increase the risk for AF. This study … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment
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