All posts tagged: yoga

Nature is my Gym: 5 Sustainable Essentials For Your Workout

I love a great workout that makes me break a sweat.  There is nothing more satisfying.  Nature is my favourite gym. I love being outdoors.  In the spirit of setting fitness goals and stepping up my game when it comes to workouts, today on the blog we are sharing 5 sustainable essentials for your workout.  This is where sustainable fashion meets the gym.     1. Reusable Water Bottle Staying hydrated is imperative when you are doing a workout.  Especially, if nature is your gym, it can get pretty hot outside.  Always have your reusable bottle on standby.    2. Reef Safe Sunscreen Hello sunshine! No matter if you are running, holding a plank for 30 seconds or swimming in the ocean, don’t forget to put some sunscreen on.  Living in the Caribbean you can’t help but think about the ocean.  With this in mind, it is important to choose reef safe sunscreen options.  Coola sunscreen is available at Le Visage at Camana Bay.  3. Sustainable Fashion: Sustainable Swimsuit   Who knew swimwear could be …

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 …

Post Holiday: Green Detox

  I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving.  Post any major holiday I usually find myself feeling like I need to reenergize.  In anticipation of the upcoming holidays, I would like to share some fun ways to reboot your system that will get you ready to take on the holiday season. Dr Oz’s Green Drink A great way to start the morning with a boost of energy, that will lead you towards recovering from all the yummy holiday food and treats you had the night before. Ingredients Makes 3-4 servings (about 28-30 oz) 2 cups spinach 1/2 cucumber 1/4 head of celery 1/2 bunch parsley 1 bunch mint 3 carrots 2 apples 1/4 orange 1/4 lime 1/4 lemon 1/4 pineapple Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender. Serve and enjoy! Hit The Ground Running Go for a walk or run on the beach.  Not into running, then maybe go for a fun bike ride. Strike A Pose  Nothing like a great morning yoga workout to put you in a good mood for the day.  This is …