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Yummy Yoga! Candlelight with live sounds…

April 20, 2017 Comments Off on Yummy Yoga! Candlelight with live sounds…

Get to know Ridgefield Instructor Alex…

Yoga Garden Instructor Alex!

Have a night out or evening in?

Evening in! With a toddler running around a little peace and quite is more rewarding then a night on the town.

Watch TV or read a book?

Unfortunately watch TV. I’m a sucker for a good movie.

Swim in a pool or the ocean?

Ocean. I can’t really swim so I enjoy the extra buoyancy of salt water.

Watch sports or play sports?

Watch sports. I’m still waiting to discover the sport that’s suits me.

Where do you most want to travel, but have never been?

Madagascar. My number one bucket list location, so many unique animal and plant species to find!

How would your friends describe you?

As someone who knows what she wants.

How would you describe your teaching style?

Fast paced, alignment focused and vocal.

Join Alex’s Classes:

Wednesday: Sun and Moon 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday: Yoga stretch 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Testimonials:

“Alex is graceful, elegant, and communicative.  She always changes her class content with clear direction and learning opportunities.  I receive an excellent mind, body, and energy yoga experience.”  ~ Michelle

“Alex really helps you experience the poses fully; she’s great at
explaining what part of the body is being affected & what you might
feel.  She has a great voice…never demanding but clear. Her pacing is spot-on;
you WANT to reach a bit further or breathe more deeply.  She understands
how to guide you through the practice.  She also mixes it up so every
class is new…but also familiar and personal.”  ~ Barb

March 29, 2017 Comments Off on Get to know Ridgefield Instructor Alex…

The 4 Elements & Maximizing Your Health!

Email me to register!  liz@yogagardenbg.com 

March 25, 2017 Comments Off on The 4 Elements & Maximizing Your Health!

I Love Kombucha and Here is Why…

What is Kombucha?

Kombucha is a fermented drink made with tea, sugar, bacteria, and yeast.  It is easy to make and delicious!

Here is a list of healing properties from drinking kombucha (list provided by Kombucha Kamp):

•Probiotics – healthy bacteria

•Alkalize the body – balances internal pH

•Detoxify the liver – happy liver = happy mood

•Increase metabolism – rev your internal engine

•Improve digestion – keep your system moving

•Rebuild connective tissue – helps with arthritis, gout, asthma, rheumatism

•Cancer prevention

•Alleviate constipation

•Boost energy – helps with chronic fatigue

•Reduce blood pressure

•Relieve headaches & migraines

•Reduce kidney stones

•High in antioxidants – destroy free-radicals that cause cancer

•High in polyphenols

•Improve eyesight

•Heal excema – can be applied topically to soften the skin

•Prevent artheriosclerosis

•Speed healing of ulcers – kills h.pylori on contact

•Help clear up candida & yeast infections

•Aid healthy cell regeneration

•Reduce gray hair

•Lower glucose levels – prevents spiking from eating

Where to buy kombucha?

You can purchase kombucha at any grocery store and comes in a variety of flavors!  Just make sure you are buying organic.

How To Make Kombucha Tea

Kombucha is easy to make and is a beverage you can drink daily.  All it takes to make is the Scoby (acronym for symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast), 3 quarts of purified water, a cup of sugar (organic cane sugar is my favorite), and black or green tea (no flavored teas and no tea substitutes or decaf) and a gallon glass jar, a bit of cheese cloth or a tea towel and a rubber band to keep it on once the fermentation process begins.

Boil water, steep tea, add sugar and let cool.  Add the Scoby, and tea to glass jar and cover.

The sugar gets eaten up by the yeast, the tea feeds the bacteria in the symbiotic scoby, and once fermented properly, the natural molecules and microbes formed constituting the overall mixture is beneficial. Even if you have Candida or cancer which usually prohibits using sugar, this effect is handled by the scoby. The longer you let it ferment, the more tart it becomes so if you are worried about the sugar, just let it get almost to vinegar, then dilute it with water to make it palatable. Once fermented (about 7 – 31 days), remove the Scoby and some of the liquid and store for your next batch.  That’s it!  So simple and so delicious.  My favorite is to add fresh ginger and lemonade for extra zing.  You can play with it once you learn the basics.

Have fun and enjoy!

I keep a rotating batch as it’s great for the whole family!  We ALL love kombucha.

Purchase your organic starter Scoby from Home Brew Exchange in Portland (www.homebrewexchange.net) or maybe you have a friend who has some scoby to share 🙂

February 21, 2017 Comments Off on I Love Kombucha and Here is Why…

Teacher Tawnya Love’s At Home Wellness Specials

IMG_20170115_140747Give yourself or your Beloved the gift of Peace and Relaxation with one of Tawnya Loves Aromatherapy Healing Touch Massages

Add The healing frequencies of Tuning forks and Reiki.

Cost for one session$75 plus gratuity these sessions are a little over an hour.

Gift certificates are available for special holidays, Birthdays, Valentine’s Day

Pre Purchase 5 Sessions at $65 per session plus gratuity

Pre Purchase 10 Sessions at $55 per session plus gratuity

You may use these throughout the year or gift to Loved one’s!

Testimonial:

“I felt so Amazing after meeting with Tawnya Love for an Aromatherapy Healing Touch Massage, Reiki and Tuning Fork session. During the session I felt so relaxed, and afterwards I felt so renewed.

All the heaviness is Gone! My body and mind are lighter. Today I woke up with boundless amounts of energy and a positive outlook. If you have not had a session with Tawnya Love before, You should definitely have a session with her!” ~Sabrina Stephens

Tawnya Love also has specials for energy healing sessions in person or remote please contact her for information at: tawnyaangel@gmail.com or view her services at: TawnyaAngel555.com

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January 29, 2017 0 Comments

Class Price Change beginning March 2017

Dear Friends and Valued Clients,

At Yoga Garden, the mission has and continues to be about quality services, quality environment and quality instructors. We strive to provide a variety of yoga classes, workshops and events in a space designed specifically to enhance the calm, peaceful nature of the practice through instructors who safely guide and educate you in your experience. Our goal has always been to offer these benefits at value pricing.

While we continue to grow our studio and community, the time has come to match the pricing of our services with the value we now offer. We will also continue to offer our 1 year expiration date and give plenty of time to use your passes!

We have been fortunate to have held the same pricing for close to five years while expanding class offerings while our instructors have continued with their personal yoga education to better enhance your experience. We appreciate your understanding of these necessary adjustments. If you would like to purchase passes at the current rate please do so anytime at the studio or online.

The price increase will take effect March 1, 2017 and the changes are as follows:


Prepaid Unlimited Options$480/ 6 Months Unlimited Yoga (one time payment = $80 a month)

$267/ 3 months Unlimited Yoga (one time payment = $89 a month)

$99/30 Days Unlimited (pay as you go) Not ready to make the 3 or 6 month commitment?  This is a great deal with no commitment!

Memberships

$89/Unlimited Monthly Membership (3 month commitment required/auto deduction/auto renews every 3 months unless notified 2 weeks in advance)


Drop-in Class $18 ($18 per class)

5 Class Pass/ $65 ($13 per class) Expires in 1 year

8 Class Pass/ $88  ($11 per class) Expires in 1 year

12 Class Pass/ $126 ($10.50 per class) Expires in 1 year

20 Class Pass/ $200 ($10 per class) Expires in 1 year

 

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February 5th – Candlelight Restorative Yoga 1st Sundays

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Deva Premal – Gayatri Mantra

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Lucy Activewear coming to Battle Ground! Tax Free shopping just for you!

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1st Sunday of the Month Candlelight Restorative Yoga

 

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