Soup Season | Jamaican Fish Tea Soup

Fish Tea Soup for the Body and Soul Soup is my fav comfort food and it’s not a seasonal thing for me. I can drink soup throughout the year but I truly appreciate a warm bowl of soup on chilly autumn evenings along with my sourdough focaccia bread. I like to make a large amount…

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What to Wear to Your First Yoga Therapy Class

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So, it is your first yoga therapy session and you are unsure about what to wear. Fear not! Here is a breakdown of the best yoga attire, along with a few other important items to bring along with you to help maximize the experience. The Best Yoga Clothes It is recommended that you wear form-fitting…

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How Yoga Transforms Your Brain – Not Just Your Mindset

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When merged with Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), yoga (as offered by a certified yoga teacher) does so much more than simply change your mindset in order to empower you to better cope with the stresses, trials, and tribulations of daily life – it actually totally transforms your brain. Here is everything that you need to…

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What is Watsu?

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Watsu and Yoga are both mind-body approaches to wellness. But what is Watsu? Why is it so beneficial Watsu has its origins in Shiatsu massage and is essentially a form of warm water therapy where an individual floats in water at a temperature of 98 F, guided one-on-one by a Watsu practitioner. The Watsu practitioner…

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A Little Bit More About Me

Atha Jiva

My Story I’ve always been a seeker and a dreamer with a burning desire to make a difference in the world. This desire motivated and led me on an incredible journey to Africa, Australia, and India.  It started when I was given an amazing opportunity  as a Canadian Crossroads International volunteer in Swaziland, South Africa,…

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