At first, the thought of consuming protein powder as a yogi may seem incompatible.
Many yogis pride themselves on leading a sustainable, plant-based, whole foods lifestyle and protein powder seems to scream processed dairy, fake flavours like "red velvet cake", additives and ...
We forget that yoga is extremely demanding on the body- especially as you age. Nourishment through water and a plant-based whole foods diet serves as an excellent foundation, but it is not enough if you want to get on the mat more often, and sustain your practice over the long term.
Yoga is integral to my naturopathic practice.
Yoga was designed to balance all aspects of the individual - physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. The philosophy of yoga goes hand in hand with the naturopathic approach to health and wellness.
What Does Niyama Mean To You?...
Niyama (नियम) literally means positive duties or observances. In Indian Yoga tradition, Niyamas are recommended activities and habits for healthy living, spiritual enlightenment and a liberated state of existence.