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Charlotte Singmin

Charlotte Singmin holds a Bachelor of English from Queen's University as well as close to 500 hrs in Yoga Teaching certifications.
She provides corporate yoga and meditation services as well as hosting yoga retreats, wellness events, and writing health and green beauty articles.
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In Defence of Yoga

To state that yoga is dangerous because of the risks of the physical poses is only addressing one area of the practice. Yoga is so much more than asana or physical poses. Much of yoga is about letting go of ego and self-judgment. Yoga teaches us to be OK with wherever our practice finds us in that moment.
01/30/2012 04:57 EST
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Allergic to Wheat and Dairy? Try These Tasty Alternatives!

When I tell people that I'm allergic to wheat and dairy they usually look at me with pity and ask how I manage without pizza and ice cream. But people who live with food allergies now have plenty of options, several of which can actually be healthier than the original.
12/03/2011 02:17 EST
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Yoga Mama

My doctor told me told me to enjoy every moment of my pregnancy and I wondered silently how I was supposed to enjoy the lingering nausea and epic exhaustion. After about a week of teaching and practising yoga, I noticed a huge difference. I felt fit, I felt strong, and I felt happy.
11/09/2011 09:26 EST

5 Tips for Staying Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

Stress weakens the immune system making us susceptible to infection. Don't let stress get the better of you; try meditation or yoga, both proven to reduce stress and anxiety. It can be as simple as taking a few minutes out of your morning to sit in quiet contemplation.
11/03/2011 09:07 EDT