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My Vegan Fit Journey: Finding My Inner Yogi

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For this week’s fit journey, we have a very special featured guest! The one and only Ayinde, head muncher here at IEG! I reached out to Ayinde to ask if he would do me the favor of a private yoga session. I know he has been practicing for years and I thought it would be a great experience for me to get individual instruction. Continue reading

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Why I Love Jivamukti Yoga (And You Might Too!)

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You may all remember my post about how hot yoga changed my sex life, but I’ve found a new-to-me type of yoga that’s changed more than just my sex life—it’s basically life altering. There are so many things I love about Jivamukti yoga that I don’t think it’ll all fit in one post. I’m going to start with the most obvious reason I was drawn to Jivamukti. Jivamukti style of yoga was built largely on a sanskrit phrase “Lokah samastha sukhino bhavantu” or “may all beings should be free from suffering Continue reading

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Weight Loss Wednesday: Beginner’s Yoga Experience

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I just started doing yoga a few months ago. I actually happened upon it as a sort of last-resort exercise. I’m not a great runner, in or outdoors , and gym exercises always seem to bore me. A lot of my more health conscious friends have been into yoga for quite some time, but I could never justify spending the money on it. I’m a college kid! I can’t afford $150 a month for hot yoga… just think of all of the kale I could buy with that Continue reading

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How Eating Clean & a Healthy Relationship Aided in my Eating Disorder Recovery

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For years, my life has revolved around a preoccupation with weight and body image. I spent most of my time obsessing over the number on the scale and counting calories. I was always sick, I had no energy, I stopped getting my period, my skin was a mess, my hair was falling out, I passed out at work and racked up multiple hospital bills — I was literally killing myself. Continue reading

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My Meatless Life: Elixirs, Smoothies and Yoga

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The problem with being self employed is the schedule! I find myself literally neck deep in 4 major projects–two of my own and two “jobs.” I’ve spent the past month hopped up on my vegan energy potions. It got me to thinking: what the hell am I doing with my life?! Continue reading

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Vegan in Orlando: Central Florida Veg Fest 2012

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In a land where humans dance with cows instead of eat them, the organizers of the 7th annual Central Florida Veg Fest set up camp near Downtown Orlando. Continue reading

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