August 2nd, 2018

Better Your Balance (and More) with Tai Chi

Better Your Balance (and More) with Tai Chi   by the Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Team Perhaps you’ve heard of tai chi, but don’t really know what it’s all about, or perhaps you do know what it’s all about, but don’t really understand the many ways it can benefit you. Maybe you even remember it from the Patrick Swayze film Road House.   Tai chi is a martial art, an elegant marriage of ...

September 28th, 2017

5 Weeks to Mindfulness: Lunch Series for Beginner to Intermediate Yogis

5 Weeks to Mindfulness  Lunch Series for Beginner to Intermediate Yogis   Bring a mat, take a seat to learn the definition of mindfulness and how to apply it to every aspect of your daily living from walking to eating to practicing yoga. Over five Tuesdays, you will transform your lifestyle with Closter's L'ifestyle Lounge Lunch Series led by registered dietitian and registered yoga teacher, Elyssa Toomey. ...

August 27th, 2017

Introducing: Paint and Poses

Introducing: Paint and Poses Kid Yoga            Come to Demarest Day, Sept 16th, to support your local community while experiencing finger and toe painting while flowing with yoga! Closter's Lifestyle Lounge and Macaroni Kid will offer two free classes introducing this new Fall series of Paint and Poses Yoga.   Free Introduction: Saturday, Sept 16th at Demarest Day 1:45 pm paint and poses on canvas ...

July 29th, 2017

Why Athletes Should and Do Yoga

Why Athletes Should and Do Yoga By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD Practicing yoga has the potential to improve your athleticism on every level. Regardless of the sport, give time to learn this ancient practice. In fact, most professional and collegiate level sport teams have their very own registered yoga teacher! Yoga has become a standard practice included in the training regimens of athletes for the purposes of (but ...

July 24th, 2017

Fueling Your Passion: Ensuring Adequate Nutrition for the Athlete

Fueling Your Passion Ensuring Adequate Nutrition for the Athlete By Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team In this post, please note that another name for sugar is glucose. Calling all athletes! Whether you’re running the NYC marathon or your first triathlon, nutrition is an important key to performance excellence. Knowing the best foods to eat before, during, and after you compete is essential for a ...