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Seth and I were more than 12,000 miles apart when we celebrated 24 years of marriage in January! I was at KTLA’s studios in Los Angeles to talk about how to make healthier food choices without feeling deprived. This was timely because “Quitter’s Day” comes around just a couple of weeks into January. I hadn’t […]

Food Swaps to Healthify Your Favorite Foods

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Stress Less - The Flexible Life by Nealy Fisher Episode 3

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How to Break Free of the “Perfect Life” Nish and Ashneet’s lives are seemingly perfect. They have two beautiful children (who are so well-behaved, might I add!), thriving careers as actors in LA, and an obvious and glowing love for one another. I’m eager to see where my tips on how to stress less and […]

My Tips on How to Stress Less & Play More

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Pregnancy is a special time in every woman’s life. Your mind rapidly expands — along with your belly — and while most embrace this from the beginning, others find it can take a while to get comfortable and balance the feeling of heaviness in their bodies and their minds.  I vividly recall the most challenging aspect of my […]

9 tips to kickstart your prenatal yoga practice

Parenting

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We all love a great yoga workout, and with a full house and the lights dimmed, Nealy Fischer led another charged sweaty flow practice. Set to uplifting beats at Hong Kong’s KEE Club, Fischer’s message resonated beyond tight glutes and strong abs: To sweat out any fears and doubts in order to awake our inner potential […]

MAYYA + KEE in September: Yoga, great conversation and elevated company

Mayya Movement

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Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Your comfort zone is killing your creativity, frying your productivity and keeping you in a holding pattern: It’s time to break free. It’s time to do something new, daring and different.  Why? Because breaking through physical barriers allows us […]

10 adventure holidays in Asia that will change your life

Travel

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I am often asked how much and how often you should practice yoga. As a yoga teacher, a mom (and a realist), I say a teeny bit everyday is better than a lot once in a while. My experience is that the more you practice and the “better” you get at it, the more you crave longer sessions on […]

Quick-fix “reset” yoga sequence

Flexible Living

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Combine Nealy’s down to earth five-star hospitality with a selection the world’s best experts in the health and wellness industry and what do you get? An unprecedented gathering of education, wellbeing and pampering to launch MAYYA Movement of course! Over the 24th and 25th of May 2014, Nealy brought together an empowered community of women for a […]

Launch Event at the W Hong Kong

Mayya Movement

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I love a good workout, but not when I can’t walk the next day. Coupled with a dose of mindfulness, post workout stretching ensures I get the most out of my workouts (and avoid post-workout waddles). This week Morgan Jane, of The Well Dressed Work Out, helps demonstrate my tried and tested stretch sequence.  It’s also […]

7 minute post workout stretch routine

Fitness

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Do you say “yes” more often than you should to others and “no” more often than you should to yourself—and your yoga practice? Amy Ippoliti shares her tips on how to get back on the mat this month as well as finding a routine worth sticking to for good.   I’m a “Yes” person. With bundles of […]

5 ways to get back on your yoga mat and stick to it

Fitness

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Bridging the gap between ancient yoga wisdom and our modern lives, Amy Ippoliti is a source of inspiration for yogis and aspiring yogis alike.  Amy was one of my first yoga teachers. Amy and I go way back to my early yoga days during teacher training. She was widely known as a “teacher’s teacher.” She was (and still is) […]

Why I love Amy Ippoliti of YogaGlo and 90 Monkeys

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Does 5:00 pm ever roll around and you still have no clue what to make for dinner? Here are my fallback dinner meals that take 20 minutes or less!

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Despite all the best laid out plans, sometimes 5:00 pm rolls around and I have no ideas for dinner. I may not even have my usually fully stocked fridge, forcing me to rely on just a few staples. Here are my fallback dinner meal ideas for when you have no idea what to cook… plus […]

gluten free banana bread

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Gooey, flavorful, light and satisfying. Need I say more? The original inspiration for this recipe came from one of my visits to Canyon Ranch. They serve their version of this bread every morning at their rocking breakfast buffet (I don’t recommend eating this daily, it’s extremely hard to resist). Here is my spiced up gluten-free […]

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