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 ...

June 28th, 2017

Chakras 101

Chakras 101 By Shannon Herbert, RYT 200 You may have heard of the chakras. Perhaps a yoga instructor talked about them in class or you read something about them. But exactly what are the chakras and why are they considered important not only in our yoga practice but our daily lives as well? Put simply, the chakras are energy centers within our body through which energy flows. In an ideal state, the chakras are aligned ...

June 19th, 2017

Laura Cipullo & The L’ifestyle Lounge Presents: Bellydance and Henna Party

Laura Cipullo & The L'ifestyle Lounge Presents: Bellydance and Henna Party Come join us Wednesday, July 12th at 7:30 pm for an incredible evening! Learn more below and sign up! Buy tickets here: ...

April 3rd, 2017

The 6 best foods to eat before you do yoga

The 6 best foods to eat before you do yoga By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDE While the general recommendation is to practice yoga on an empty stomach, fasting before you practice also isn’t advisable. In fact, making sure you are adequately nourished and hydrated can mean the difference between a strong and lousy downward-facing dog. Namely, yogis opt for fluids and snacks that are easily digestible, nutrient dense ...