All posts tagged: healthy lifestyle

Holiday Survival Guide: Nature Fitness Challenge

’Tis the season for a lot of holiday cheer, gift giving, holiday parties, fabulous eating and spending time with friends and family.  This time of year can get a little crazy, running around checking everything off our ‘To Do List’ and fitting in time for everyone and all of our holiday parties and dinners— not to mention work.  As it is the busiest time of year for everyone, it is easy to become feeling overwhelmed and stressed out.  Breathe! After all, it is the most wonderful time of the year.  Might we offer a solution to finding some time for yourself?  Take time out of your day even if it is just 5-10 minutes to spend outdoors.  Reconnecting with nature will help you reset and recharge.  Being immersed in nature can have a positive impact on your health, well-being, mind, body and soul.  (Nature is truly great for that.). While you are outdoors taking some time for yourself and recharging, why not include a very easy-to-do exercise challenge?  It is a win-win! It keeps you …

Nature Is My Gym

(Photo Credit: Lori Speirs. Sustainable Fashion, Clothing made from upcycled plastic: Laura is wearing Swimsuit by Sage Larock and Leggings from Activ Angels. Shoes by Parley & Adidas, Ultraboost  Alicia is wearing sustainable fashion leggings from Recycled Maggie Designs) Nature lovers and fitness enthusiasts, get ready for a new series on our blog… “Nature Is My Gym”.  Spending time in nature has many positive benefits. Nature is great for rejuvenating the mind, body and soul.   It is that time of year, summer is just on the horizon and nature is calling us all to spend a little more time outdoors.  Now is the perfect time for many of us to start getting into shape.  Maybe our goal or motivation is to be “bikini ready” for the summer.  That being said, at the end of the day fitness is a lifestyle and should go beyond summer.  With this in mind, fitness should be focused on getting your body in the best shape possible with your overall goal being set on being healthy.  It shouldn’t focus …

Stephanie Espeut: Island Girl & Yogini

My passion for yoga has given me so much and now I’m wanting to give back and share that knowledge with others.” -Stephanie Espeut Island Girl & Yogini Stephanie Espeut is one of Cayman’s very own Yogini’s! Her intricate training is complete. She is qualified to teach as an in-training yoga instructor. She is currently offering free yoga every Sunday at Cayman Cabana. More recently, Stephanie celebrated her 30th birthday in one of the coolest ways possible. Stephanie dedicated her birthday to giving back to others with her inspiring “30 for 30” charity fundraiser, where yoga lovers and newbies made a donation of $30 to attend her yoga event and all proceeds went to support local charities including: The National Trust for the Cayman Islands (Educational Programs), CARE, and Feed Our Future. Other people inspired by this event, also gave donations even if they were unable to attend. Gotta love her! I love the idea of helping people and healing people. -Stephanie Espeut A Transformative Year What lead Stephanie to become a yoga teacher? It …