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Breath of Life 4-7-8

Revisit this ancient healing technique as taught by Dr. Andrew Weill.
Use it to relieve stress, help you fall asleep and to strengthen your immune system.


Ancient Secrets to the Fountain of Youth

How would you like to reverse the aging process, gain youthful vitality, turn your grey hair dark again and improve strength and agility? These five ancient exercises have done this for thousands of people through out the ages. It’s simple, fast, and it works.


Relaxation Therapy

In stressful and uncertain times, breath and sound therapy can heal the mind and body. Enjoy this relaxing video with breathing techniques, visualization and a five minute gong bath to reset your nervous system.


Water is life

It’s the time of the season for indulging with friends and family.  Don’t forget to indulge in this refreshing beverage to stay healthy and hydrated.


Keep your cool

Feeling hot under the collar? In the summer, there’s no better way to stay cool as a cucumber than eating or juicing them. Cucumbers are super hydrating and tasty.


Tapping technique for healing

Learn this important and super easy technique to speed up healing in your body. You can do this on your friends, family and pets to speed up the healing process.


Chillin’ with lime basil sorbet

Enjoy this fast, easy and refreshing “amuse bouche”.  This lime basil sorbet can be served as a pallet cleanser, dessert, snack or add some rum for a frozen daiquiri. Simple ingredients, ready in minutes.


Let’s Get Grounded

I  started hiking three years ago, with trepidation, having never done more than some leaps across a dance studio before that.  Last September I celebrated my 60th birthday with a two week hike through the Swiss Alps.  I would never have dreamed of doing that if I hadn’t conquered my fears and taken ACTION.
Todays video is a yogic technique for conquering fear and strengthening your root chakra. A simple and effective technique


Brain Fog

Have you been experiencing a lack of focus, poor memory, difficulty finding the right word or learning new things?  You may be experiencing brain fog.  Many things affect brain health including food. Today we are looking at a super food that can feed your brain the fuel it needs for optimal health, walnuts.


Kale conga!

Kale is the king of the vegetables! Loaded with vitamins, nutrients, fiber and alkalinity. Learn how to make a delicious, raw massaged kale salad.  This is an update from my original kale salad.  Let Petite Amour Child help you dance through a nutrient packed recipe.



Looking for a healthy, gluten free alternative for pasta?  Gluten can cause inflammation. This week I’m showing you a quick, easy and fun way to turn your vegetables into pasta.


Food Detective

What unhealthy food traps are lurking in your cupboard?

The FDA has just declared that all partially hydrogenated oils will be banned….in 2018.They know those ugly fats are responsible for a number of diseases.  Your mission, should you decide to accept is:  Get them out now with a kitchen detox.


Let’s do the twist!

The Twist.  Here’s a beautiful Pilates exercise done on the reformer that has it all.

Shoulder and arm strength, flexibility and killer core work. Follow these simple steps on the mat to build the strength to nail it on the reformer.


Got (nut) milk?

Almond milk is chock full of vitamins as well as being sweet and delicious.  It’s also very easy to make yourself, for a fraction of the cost of boxed, with no preservatives.  I’ll show you how to make it in 3 easy steps in less than 3 minutes. Enjoy,  partner.


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