Body Thrive

Kaizen Your Ayurvedic Habits

The saying — “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” — is a kaizen-esque phrase. So is “early to bed, early to rise, makes a woman healthy, wealthy, and wise”. We all know kaizen on some level. It’s part of our ancestral folk medicine. What is Kaizen Kaizen means good change and refers to the philosophy of applying continuous, daily, small improvements. Kaizen was developed in U.S. during the Second World War to efficiently convert factories for wartime production. After the war, due to the remarkable results of the method, kaizen...

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Yogahealer’s Holiday Thrive Guide

Last week was just plain weird. I know emotions are still reeling. I'm hoping our inner activist takes upon more local and communal responsibility for creating the world we want to live in. In this effort, I have a new series of Tip Sheets - based on connectivity skills. Before we focus on relationships let's focus on ourselves. We're heading into the holiday season. Here is a tip sheet for you to align and take responsibility for what you experience. Print a few copies. Share with friends. If you want to make it...

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5 tips on creating and managing a Body Thrive book club

Leading a Body Thrive book club has been an incredibly rewarding and transformative experience. Out of this experience, the opportunities to follow my path or as Cate would call it, my dharma, just keep coming…like being asked to write this blog post on how to create and manage a thriving book club! I discovered Body Thrive through listening to one of Cate Stillman’s webinars on ways to engage my yoga students. One of her suggestions was to start a book club to help students along their wellness path. The idea of...

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5 Steps to Your Reset

A Reset mode is a lovely time out. Often we wait until we’re sick to take time out of life. This sets up a pattern that feeds the disease process. Instead, we can train ourselves to crave a seasonal time out. When we take time out twice a year to slow down, to rejuvenate, to heal, to reset, we give ourselves a chance to update our habits in line with who we want to be now. And, we update our habits in line with who we want to become. ...

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Body Thrive Book Club to Sweep Yoga Studios Worldwide

  PHILADELPHIA, PA  (January 2016) - Following the successful launch of yoga habits book Body Thrive : Uplevel Your Body and Your Life with 10 Habits from Ayurveda and Yoga, Stillman is guiding yoga teachers, yoga studio owners, book clubs, and holistic experts in creating their own book club.   Since its launch, Body Thrive has accumulated both positive and honest reviews from yoga instructors and ayurvedic counselors, a majority of whom gave the book five-star Amazon ratings. “To me, all this indicates a tipping point. A book club will help this book...

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Identity Shift, Ahamkara + Better Habits

But, here is the crux: to actually automate this habit that we’ve never had, we need to let it change us. We need to tap into our own plasticity of form. Think “Plasticman”. We need to be shape-shiftable enough to become that person who has that habit. For example, you’ll recall my new goal is to Stick to a work plan in 2016 that reaches my goals. My new habit is Spend the first 10 minutes of my work day reviewing my weekly plan and planning my day. ...

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