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Seated Forward Bend #YogaPose
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Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression
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Pomegranate Power Smoothie with bok choy | sivanandabahamas.org

Pomegranate Power Smoothie — with Bok Choy!

Thanks to the always-inspiring Grace Van Berkum for this super delicious, health-promoting recipe.

Enjoy this Pomegranate Power Smoothie that boasts substantial health promoting benefits and is great for digestion.

Strawberry and pomegranate phytochemicals have blood pressure-reducing properties, and both have anti-inflammatory effects that may protect against cancer and other chronic diseases. Bok choy is a very rich source of many vital phyto-nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and health-benefiting anti-oxidants.

INGREDIENTS

seeds from 1 pomegranate
1 cup frozen organic strawberries
1 frozen banana
1 stalk of bok choy
juice of 1 fresh lemon
1 serving Sunwarrior Vanilla Protein Powder
2 cups of unsweetened coconut milk

DIRECTIONS

Add ice and blend away.
Power up and drink up!

 

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Grace Van Berkum is a registered holistic nutritionist, Sivananda Yoga teacher, certified personal trainer, and founder of Gracious Living Retreats. Known for her detoxifying and delicious raw, vegan, plant-powered recipe creations, Grace is passionate about the healing power of whole foods from the earth and their ability to increase prana and elevate consciousness. She leads retreats on nutrition, conscious eating, and yoga worldwide.

Upcoming Courses

Experiential Course
May 11 — 17, 2015
Grace Van Berkum and Andrea Clark (Amrita)
Join us for a weeklong immersion retreat to cleanse your body and increase vitality and energy.
 
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October 19 — 25, 2015
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Join us for a weeklong immersion retreat to cleanse your body and increase vitality and energy.