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We love yoga and yoga for Fertility! There are still a few slots available for the upcoming couples workshop.5 yoga poses for fertility seattle

In a Harvard-based study, women participating in a yoga and relaxation program increased their chances of pregnancy by almost 3 times.

Yoga for Fertility classes and workshops are specifically designed for women or couples who are trying to conceive, either naturally or through assisted reproductive techniques. The class environment is small and supportive, and all levels of yoga experience are welcome. Weekly classes are women only.

For more information about the classes, please go to http://www.yogaforfertility.net

Yoga for Fertility Classes Spring 2019

Thursdays: 7:00- 8:15 p.m. March 7 – April 25 (8 wks)

Sundays: 5:30-6:45 p.m. March 10 – April 28 (8 wks) Classes meet at the Hatha Yoga Center in the University District, Seattle. Pre-registration is required for weekly class series.

Register at: http://www.yogaforfertility.net

Couples Yoga for Fertility Workshop: Saturday, March 9, 1:30-4:30 in Seattle.

More info and registration at: http://yogaforfertility.net/retreats-and-workshops

Private Yoga Instruction & Holistic Fertility Coaching: Available by appointment. For more information, go to http://www.yogaforfertility.net or email: lynn@yogaforfertility.net or call Lynn: 206-729-0606

Testimonial from a recent “Graduate”: I wanted to share with you the good news that I am pregnant! I just entered into the second trimester and everything is looking great! You and your yoga class was so incredibly helpful to me. It connected me to my body in new ways that really helped me heal from my miscarriages and prepare my body for future pregnancies. It also introduced me to wonderful supportive people that have been a huge part of my coping during this journey. Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and stories with me. I am very grateful. B.L.S.

About the Instructor: Lynn Jensen, E-RYT, RPYT, C-IAYT, MBA is a registered yoga instructor, and a certified Yoga Therapist. She has been teaching yoga since 1997, and developed the Yoga for Fertility program in 2002. Since then, she has helped nearly 2,000 women and couples on their paths to parenthood. Lynn is co-author of the book “Yoga and Fertility, a Journey to Health and Healing”, and 3 DVD’s “Yoga for Fertility, Simple Practices for Fertility Support”, as well as as Spanish-language version of this DVD; and “Yoga for Healthy Hormones”. These are available on her website, on Amazon.com, and in bookstores. Lynn is also a certified Energy Medicine Yoga instructor, and a student of ZY Qigong. Find out more at: http://www.yogaforfertility.net

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Still have some stubborn pounds you’d like to lose for pool season? Want more energy to Infrared sauna Seattlesee friends and take day trips? Are you troubled by acne or wishing those deep lines would lessen? Do you like a good deal?

It’s your lucky day. Buy 3 infra red sauna sessions for just $36 dollars! Each private session is 30 min. Must be used by 8.31.18 May be redeemed at either our West Seattle or Madison Valley location.  Read more about our infrared sauna here. Coupon Code: HOTDEAL

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Blue Sari, Artist-Jen Brown

Looking forward to seeing this beautiful piece by Jen Brown on display at Glow West Seattle for the Art Walk

Glow at the Junction is thrilled to be a participant the West Seattle Art Walk Thursday, July 12th from 5-9 PM. We will also be hosting in August and September on the second Thursday.

Artist Jen Brown of Portland will be showing her work including some beautiful saris fabric studies. From the artist, “I work with archetypal narratives and ideals such as Beauty, Truth, or Goodness, so that we may learn something of ourselves and ultimately, become better people.”

Artist Eli Berman will also be showing his abstract water colors. Eli is 8 1/2 and loves art. His work is currently on display at Glow at the Junction. We look forward to see some friendly faces and kids are welcome.

Stop by and see the new space, meet the practitioners and have a snack or a glass of wine. We’s love to see you!!

Fire Room at Glow Natural health at the Junction

Eli’s art in one of our treatment rooms at Glow Natural Health West Seattle

Art in Wood Room Glow Natural Health West Seattle

Come check out our beautiful office!

 

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Cleansing your space with essential oils In the New Year is invigorating. It feels like a IMG_7318fresh start both in your internal and external life. Out with the old and in with the new. This all purpose cleaner is organic, easy to make at home and effective.  It is antibacterial antifungal, relaxing and brings new life to dull, stale spaces.

 

You will need:

16 oz. glass spray bottle

 

Add essential oils first:

15 drops lavender

10 drops eucalyptus

10 drops tea tree

1/4 cup white vinegar

1 3/4 cups water

 

Shake and enjoy.

 

Eucalyptus: Effectively kills bacteria such as E. Coli and Staphylococcus Aureus[1] also known to benefit oral health, relieve pain and help respiratory conditions.

 

Tea Tree: Both Anti-bacterial and Antifungal. Medium herbaceous smell. Good all purpose oil.[2]

 

Lavender: Aromatic scent provides a calming, relaxing atmosphere.[3] Inhibits growth of bacteria and repels insects. Relieves respiratory symptoms.

 

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are meant for educational purposes only. Avoid contact with eyes and do not ingest.

 

 

[1] Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, “Antibacterial Activity of the Essential Oils From the Leaves of Eucalyptus Globulus Against Escherichi

 

[2] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1360273/

[3] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17689755

Lindsey Lawson MS EAMP is an Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist and Clinic Director at Glow Natural Health and Seattle Fertility Acupuncture. She is passionate about healthy, happy living. For an appointment call Glow at 206 568 7545

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Turmeric is one of our all-time  favorite spices for decreasing inflammation. It’s tasty, IMG_7319boosts digestion and gently warms. Adding more salmon into your diet is anti-inflammatory and full of healthy fats. Paired with sautéed greens full of antioxidants this is a delicious meal full of health benefits.

 

½ lb wild caught salmon fillet

1 T turmeric powder

½ t garlic powder

salt and pepper to taste

1 can organic coconut milk

1 in chunk of ginger peeled and grated

organic dark green winter greens, chopped

½ lime juiced (about 2 T)

Rub salmon with turmeric, garlic powder, grated ginger, salt and pepper and half the lime juice. Place in coconut milk and bring to a boil. Poach salmon for 10 min. Add greens for last 7-8 min. Serve Salmon over greens with rice and remaining lime juice.

Lindsey Lawson MS EAMP is an Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist and Clinic Director at Glow Natural Health and Seattle Fertility Acupuncture. She is passionate about healthy, happy living. For an appointment call Glow at 206 568 7545

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Shakes are a great way to get a good dose of protein and nutrients in the morning. In the IMG_7317winter they can sometimes feel too cold and damage the digestive fire. We solve this problem but adding a healthy amount of warming spices to aid in digestion. Great for your health and delicious too.

1 cup brewed Rooibos tea

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ teaspoon nutmeg

1 in piece of fresh ginger peeled and grated

½ cup almond milk

1 tablespoon raw organic honey

2 tablespoons sunflower butter

1 scoop Medclear powder by Thorne or protein powder of your choice

Blend and enjoy.

Lindsey Lawson MS EAMP is an Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist and Clinic Director at Glow Natural Health and Seattle Fertility Acupuncture. She is passionate about healthy, happy living. For an appointment call Glow at 206 568 7545

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It’s that time of year again when our thoughts turn to with new resolve towards our IMG_7315health. Many will opt for diet and lifestyle changes, some of which are too harsh for this time of the year. Juice cleanses, smoothies, and fasting can injury the digestive functions if done incorrectly. We solve this problem with the following 10 steps.

 

1.) Work to consciously warm your body by taking warm baths, or try our infrared sauna to ramp up your detox game.

2.) Bundle up! Wear warm clothes that cover your neck both inside and out. East Asian tradition holds that colds and flu are more likely is the back of the neck is vulnerable to wind and cold. -Make sure to keep your feet warm as well.

3.) Cook with warming spices like ginger, turmeric, and cinnamon. Great for circulation and to revitalize the body they are also antiviral.

4.) Try our Elemental Detox! Recipes, daily mantras, and more. 3 weeks of yummy food and transformative supplements

5.) Revive your body with tea. There are a myriad of teas that support cleansing. Experiment with trying a new blend. Nettles, dandelion, and cinnamon are great choices.

6.) Book yourself a Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage. Gently moves toxins out and benefits the immune system. It’s also so relaxing and gentle.

7.) Calm your mind with mediation. Just 10 min a day can detox all the media and screen time in our lives. Add incense to your practice with one of our mediation blends. Choose from Awareness, Power, Balance,

8.) Spend time outside. When it’s cold out it can be easy to stay inside but the benefits of fresh air and light exercise cannot be overemphasized for a fresh perspective.

9.) Set an intention. Remember your thoughts shape your life. The winter is a great time to go deep, find what really nourishes you and set your mind on it.

10.) Focus on hearty and nourishing soups. Great for improving digestion, soups are a mainstay of winter cleanses. Try our Replenishing Soup Herbs for a potent and warming tonic.

Lindsey Lawson MS EAMP is an Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist and Clinic Director at Glow Natural Health and Seattle Fertility Acupuncture. She is passionate about healthy, happy living. For an appointment call Glow at 206 568 7545

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