Week Five: Martina’s Healthy Habit Challenge & Recipes

This week is aimed at supporting a good night’s sleep and adding relaxation as an important component to your wellness plan. Challenge 1. Try sitting quietly with your eyes closed and taking 5-10 slow, deep breaths before going to bed. … Continue reading 

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Answering the Call to Serve Abused Women

From October to April of this year, I had the privilege of  teaching 23 yoga classes to counselors, residents and clients at Anova (formerly Women’s Community House). As a former victim of relationship violence like myself, sharing the very thing … Continue reading 

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Week Six: Martina’s Healthy Habit & Recipe

Are you ready for this chop challenge? Sharpen your knives and be careful with your fingers! Challenge 1: Pre-chop either one vegetable or one fruit for the week. Challenge 2: Pre-chop two containers full of either veggies or fruit for … Continue reading 

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A Special Thank You…

For the month of April, Prana was the lucky “alternative field experience” host for Western University student, Beatrice Wright (pictured below). I would be lying if I said I wasn’t at all flattered to learn that she sought us out … Continue reading 

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Week Four: Martina’s Nutrition Challenge & Recipes

Add a splash of colour to your plate and palate this week! Think variety in colour, texture and taste. Challenge 1. Start to look at the colours in your meal, and count how many you have included. Become aware of … Continue reading 

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Week Three: Martina’s Healthy Habit Challenge & Recipe

This week we are getting in tune with our gut by helping boost digestion with these simple actions:   Challenge 1: Slow down your eating – eat mindfully. You tend to eat less and concentrate  more on your chewing, which … Continue reading 

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Week One: Martina’s Healthy Habit Challenge & Recipe

Welcome to week one of your Healthy Habit Challenge! Keeping with the theme of hydration, we’re going to ease you into our challenges with a super easy, but healthy habit worth making a part of your daily routine. If you … Continue reading 

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Three Obstacles to Your Success

      Whenever we start something new that is achievement-based or goal-oriented, such as a New Year’s Resolution or starting a new health program, there’s lots of excitement and motivation, but experience tells us our enthusiasm will fizzle and … Continue reading 

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The Power of Yoga: Sara’s Experience

Just over two years ago, I began taking Prana yoga classes at my workplace as part of a centre-wide wellness initiative. I have always been interested in yoga and over the years have taken various classes here and there. I … Continue reading 

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Have Mat Will Travel: Meet Becky Ament

Brave. Bold. Daring. Those are the three words that entered my mind the first time I met Becky Ament. She had answered the call I put out in search of new Prana team members in 2014, and was teaching a … Continue reading 

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