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Body Image vs. Underlying Health! | Guest Post by Lydia-Joi Marshall

We’re excited to welcome back Lydia-Joi Marshall to the Avazera Wellness Community! With the summer season starting officially in two days, now more than ever, many are placing great attention solely on body image as a marker of health. In today’s blog post, Lydia will help to clear up the confusion on which personal physical attributes reflect your underlying health.

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Lydia Joi Marshall
Lydia-Joi is a genetic researcher, community advocate and new urban mother of one healthy little boy. All roles allow her to explore her creative and problem solving sides, while maintaining a healthy sense of humour about her limitations. As a citizen of the world who resides in the Toronto area, she draws on her academic and personal experiences to spark conversation about everyday total wellness.
All-Natural Face Mask Recipe | Avazera

DIY All-Natural Face Mask Recipe | Avazera

When it comes to a healthy lifestyle, what you put ON your body is just as important as what you put IN your body. In today’s blog post, Team Avazera is sharing an easy-to-do DIY facial recipe using our After Meal Tea. If you’re looking for an all-natural face mask to add to your beauty routine to help with: acne, purifying the skin, and for extra exfoliation- this mask is for you!

Get ready to pamper your skin. Get here to get the recipe!

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Avazera
Before a flower blossoms, its seed must be planted, watered and nourished. The same can be said for us. When we take care of our spiritual and physical growth, the most beautiful version of ourselves will emerge.
Summer Yoga Workshop | Avazera

Free Summer Yoga Workshop with Patricia McPherson | Avazera

Welcome back to Avazera Yoga, the summer edition! Truthfully, summer couldn’t come any sooner, right?

Click to read more about our upcoming free summer yoga workshop!

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Patricia McPherson
Patricia is a respected yoga teacher in Toronto- loved by her community and students. She is known for her calming nature, honey-smooth voice and devotion to the spirit of the practice. Her classes combine physical asana, soothing yin energy which inspires meditation and a space to create an intimate relationship with yourself.
Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month – Guest Post by Lydia-Joi Marshall | Avazera

We’re excited to welcome back Lydia-Joi Marshall to the Avazera Wellness Community! Lydia-Joi is a genetic researcher, community advocate and new urban mother of one healthy little boy! In today’s post in celebration of World Autism Month, Lydia-Joi provides a unique perspective on her personal experience. As well as, sharing with you valuable information about what is Autism, why it’s prevalence is on the rise and how to minimize the effects that can accompany this disorder.

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Lydia Joi Marshall
Lydia-Joi is a genetic researcher, community advocate and new urban mother of one healthy little boy. All roles allow her to explore her creative and problem solving sides, while maintaining a healthy sense of humour about her limitations. As a citizen of the world who resides in the Toronto area, she draws on her academic and personal experiences to spark conversation about everyday total wellness.
Free Spring Yoga and Nutrition Detox Workshop! | Avazera

Free Spring Yoga and Nutrition Detox Workshop Recap! | Avazera

On Sunday, March 26th, we held a Free Spring Yoga and Nutrition Detox Workshop at Habitual Fitness and Lifestyle, and it was a blast! Our attendees opened up their minds and attitudes as we had a stimulating conversation about nutrition, healthy living and detoxing led by our Holistic Nutritionist, Laura De Sanctis! As well, we got our bodies moving and in tune with the renewing Spring season with our expert yoga instructor Patricia McPherson- where she took us through an amazing detoxifying, yoga sequence. It was a great way to spend a Sunday!

If you missed out on this workshop, don’t worry- click below to get the full recap. 

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Avazera
Before a flower blossoms, its seed must be planted, watered and nourished. The same can be said for us. When we take care of our spiritual and physical growth, the most beautiful version of ourselves will emerge.
Zucchini Noodles with Supercharged Pesto | Avazera

Zucchini Noodles with Supercharged Pesto | Avazera

In today’s post, we have an easy, delicious and healthy alternative to regular pasta! Our Zucchini Noodles with Supercharged Pesto! Our Zucchini Noodles recipe is a favourite among our members taking part in The Avazera 14-Day Detox Programwe just had to share it with you all. 

Click here to get the recipe! 

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Avazera
Before a flower blossoms, its seed must be planted, watered and nourished. The same can be said for us. When we take care of our spiritual and physical growth, the most beautiful version of ourselves will emerge.
Spring Yoga and Nutrition Workshop!

Spring Yoga Detox! – Guest Post by Patricia McPherson | Avazera

Welcome! What an incredible journey we are on with Yoga Wellness at Avazera. 

Our very first yoga blog and workshop series for the winter season was a huge success! The feedback we received from our participants has been extremely rewarding and encouraging. We look forward to sharing more of these beautiful moments and treasures with you all. We’re excited to be back for spring to manifest our winter dreams and start living those resolutions and goals we planned over the winter months. To see what happened during our past workshop, click here to read the full recap. However, in today’s post, yoga expert Patricia McPherson is back to explain all about our Spring Yoga and Nutrition Detox Workshop and why spring is the perfect time to detox both your mind, body, and spirit!

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Patricia McPherson
Patricia is a respected yoga teacher in Toronto- loved by her community and students. She is known for her calming nature, honey-smooth voice and devotion to the spirit of the practice. Her classes combine physical asana, soothing yin energy which inspires meditation and a space to create an intimate relationship with yourself.
Free Yoga Workshop with Patricia McPherson Recap! | Avazera

Free Yoga Workshop with Patricia McPherson Recap! | Avazera

On January 29th, we held a free yoga workshop at Habitual Fitness & Lifestyle led by the amazing Patricia McPherson

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Avazera
Before a flower blossoms, its seed must be planted, watered and nourished. The same can be said for us. When we take care of our spiritual and physical growth, the most beautiful version of ourselves will emerge.
Cleanse and Detox by Laura De Sanctis | Avazera

Cleanse and Detox! – Guest Post by Laura De Sanctis | Avazera

We’re excited to welcome and introduce expert guest blogger Laura De Sanctis to the Avazera Wellness Community! Laura is a holistic nutritionist, digestive health coach- founder of Go with Your Gut, and fitness instructor! In today’s post, we asked Laura to give us the lowdown on detoxing, and what it can do for your health, long term! As well, she will be sharing a sneak peek about an exciting collaboration with Avazera! 

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Laura De Sanctis
Laura De Sanctis is a Holistic Nutritionist, Digestive Health Coach, and Fitness Instructor! Laura specializes in coaching women on digestive issues, weight loss, and pregnancy. She loves all things related to health and wellness and believes in healing the body from the inside-out, with a holistic whole foods approach. When she's not coaching clients, you can find Laura lifting weights or doing Pilates.