Setting An Intention

“Revive”, I repeat to myself as I start to lose focus in Standing Bow Pose. I find balance again, and my body syncs with my breathing. My posture deepens, the sequence goes on, and I make progress with what my mind, body, and breath present to me in this hour. I leave class feeling revitalized and carry that feeling throughout the rest of my day. This is the power of setting an intention in your yoga practice.

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Too Blessed to Be Stressed

One of the most important things to remember about health is that it’s well rounded. Having a beautiful, fit body is one aspect of health, while eating nutritious, balanced meals is also part of a healthy lifestyle. Arguably, though, the most important piece of your health is mental. When people focus too much on the way they exercise or what they eat, they create unhealthy patterns that can become detrimental to overall health, creating a risk for long term problems. That being said, obsessing over how many calories you burned on the treadmill or consumed during lunch, will only make a rewarding, endorphin pumping activity negatively impact your daily choices. 

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City Surf NOLA

Calling all fitness junkies looking for something new and challenging to add to their workout routine. City Surf NOLA, which opened about three months ago on Magazine Street, might just be the perfect place for you! Every class offered by City Surf is designed around patented surfboard equipment. Never been surfing or have no interest in hitting the waves? No problem. Here’s THE SWEAT SCENE’s guide to navigating the waters of City Surf NOLA.

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