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Namaste Yoga Cafe - Free Class With Promo Code

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Namaste Yoga Cafe - Free Class With Promo Code

  Namaste Yoga Cafe opens October 1st and we have a special offer for you! Use code: INSPIREDLIVINGYOGA to get one free class AND a travel size mat spritzer made fresh from the Healing Muse Apothecary.  Please email Lisa at lajansen@me.com to reserve your Soul Spot! Lisa Jansen, of Inner Beauty Inner Peace, has co-created a safe and sacred space for anyone who wishes to continue their physical, mental and spiritual practice. By moving, flowing, breathing, and meditating together, we can change the world with Love, Unity, Freedom, and Joy. - Lisa Jansen   N A M A S T E  ...

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ABC's of Natural Wellness

Posted by Monika Meulman on

ABC's of Natural Wellness

Welcome to a brand new month... September is here! Fall is just around the corner, kids are going to school, and the rest of us are winding down after an action packed summer. Each month we create a theme for that month. A theme to focus on, work on, and explore. This month, our theme is Back to School! Now.. even if you aren't in school this year, you can still take this time to learn and expand your mind. We are inviting you all to become students with us this month. Let's come together and learn to live a full and...

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Do's and Don'ts of Essential Oils - A Guide

Posted by Monika Meulman on

Do's and Don'ts of Essential Oils - A Guide

A quick and easy guide about using essential oils safely from The Healing Muse at our Healing Muse Apothecary. We’ll go over topics like expiry, preparations, whether or not you can safely ingest essential oils, and photo-toxicity. We emphasize the importance of doing your own research before using essential oils and always cross-examining your sources.   First off, let’s talk about expiry dates. Some people say that essential oils do not expire and that they are good forever… This is misinformation. Essential oils oxidize, they change as soon as the vials or small containers open and oxygen gets into the...

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Smudge for Health, a Calm Mind and Open Heart

Posted by Monika Meulman on

Smudge for Health, a Calm Mind and Open Heart

White Sage, Blue Sage, Russian Sage, Garden Sage, Rosemary, Mugwort, Lavender, Cedar… The list goes on... Which is the right one for you? Smudging is a purification ceremony which involves burning sacred plants for spiritual cleansing. It is a tradition specific to some Indigenous cultures of the Americas, often used in healing and cleansing rituals. The ICT Inc. (Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.)  has given a general definition of the practice in Canada: Smudging is traditionally a ceremony for cleansing the soul of negative thoughts of a person or place. It allows people to stop and slow down, and reconnect to the earth. ...

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Citrus Oils - How to tell them apart and which one is right for you

Posted by Monika Meulman on

Citrus Oils - How to tell them apart and which one is right for you

Citrus Oils & Aromatherapy Citrus Essential Oils – The Facts & Fun, Historical Behind the Scenes of some of our favourite aromatic molecules.  Citrus essential oils are curiously found in the peels or rinds of the fruit, not the fruit itself. It’s for this reason that peeling an orange, for example, gives off such a delicious scent. If you take a healthy orange peel and squeeze it, you’ll be able to see a tiny spray of the essential oil. To extract these essential oils the rinds are cold-pressed, instead of steam-distilled like most other essential oils. An exception to this...

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