DIY Body Scrub with Avazera’s Rejuvenation Tea!

Sweater weather is here! Which also means it is time to review your skin care routine. Exfoliating in the colder months (or really any day of the year) is a great way to keep your skin smooth and supple while being a relaxing addition to your nighttime routine. In today’s post, we’re showing you a quick and easy DIY body scrub you can make with our Rejuvenation Tea blend and a few natural ingredients! 


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Jelena Urosevic
Jelena is the Marketing Communications Manager at Avazera. As a content creator, Jelena is a creative ball of energy! From finding inspiration in the most unexpected places to nurturing ideas, Jelena loves every bit of her storytelling journey. When she's not blogging, on social media or in development mode she is capturing memories with her camera, watching British TV Shows and finding new ways to enjoy avocados!

Change Your Socks, Change Your Life | Guest Blog Post on Sustainable Packaging by Lydia-Joi Marshall

In today’s article, our wellness expert Lydia-Joi Marshall will share how the metaphor- changing your dirty socks can change your life! As well as, why you should be more mindful about incorporating sustainable packaging and limiting your exposure to toxic additives. 



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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.

7 Superfoods To Incorporate Into A Ketogenic Diet

Team Avazera is pleased to introduce you to a new member of our Avazera Wellness Community – Janine Einhellig. Janine is a health, nutrition and fitness enthusiast! She loves helping people with their health, which is why she founded the KetoDomain.com. In today’s post, she will share plant-based options you can incorporate into a ketogenic diet if that is your lifestyle diet of choice. 



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Janine Einhellig
Janine is a health, nutrition and fitness enthusiast. She loves helping people with their health, which is why she founded KetoDomain.com. She found tremendous health benefits through the ketogenic diet and wants to help others find success along the way. In her spare time, she loves to do anything outdoors including running, mountain biking, and soccer.

Yoga 101: A Guide for Beginners!

Team Avazera is pleased to introduce our new expert guest blogger- Meera Watts. Meera Watts is a yoga enthusiast and the founder of Siddhi Yoga International School – a yoga teacher training school based in Singapore. In today’s post, she will share her top tips for those starting out in yoga! 


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Meera Watts
Meera Watts is a yoga teacher, entrepreneur and mom. Her writing on yoga and holistic health has appeared in Elephant Journal, CureJoy, FunTimesGuide, OMtimes and others. She’s also the founder and owner of SiddhiYoga.com, a yoga teacher training school based in Singapore. Siddhi Yoga runs intensive, residential trainings in India (Rishikesh, Goa and Dharamshala), Indonesia (Bali)

No Time To Waste, It’s Summer | Plastic-Free Tips!

Team Avazera is excited to introduce our new guest blogger – Magali Lafleur! Magali is an art director and founder of Alternative. @findyouralternative is an Instagram blog that educates and encourages people to be zero-waste by finding what works for them and their lifestyle. In this blog post, Magali shares her zero-waste experience and tips to beat the heat waste-free this #plasticfreejuly


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Magali Lafleur
Magali Lafleur is an art director and founder of Alternative. @findyouralternative is an Instagram blog that educates and encourages people to be zero-waste by finding what works for them and their lifestyle. Alt is all about #findingyouralternative. She is always is learning new methods to reduce, reuse, and recycle and learn people’s stories and their journey to zero waste. When she’s not writing, she’s practising her yoga headstands, spending time with her boyfriend and dog at the beach out and about in nature.

Stay Fit During Your Summer Vacation: 7 Useful Tips

It’s finally time. The chance to take a relaxing break! London, Paris, Cuba, California – regardless if you’re relaxing on a beach or out sightseeing, taking a break from your normal routine is exciting. With cocktails, meals out, and indulging in many savoury and sweet treats – how do you stay fit during vacation? Read our tips to help stay active and energized so you can maintain balance while thoroughly enjoying your well-deserved vacation!


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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.

Five Nutrition Habits to Support a Healthy, Happy Lifestyle!

 
Team Avazera is pleased to introduce you to a new member of our Avazera Wellness Community – Kelly Carter, a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and founder of My Organic Heart. With an educational background in Holistic Nutrition, Kelly believes that making small changes day-to-day is the best way to successfully obtain optimal health. In today’s post, she will share a few healthy habits that will help transform your lifestyle and achieve optimal nutrition. 


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Kelly Carter
Kelly Carter is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and founder of My Organic Heart, who focuses on living a plant-strong, healthy lifestyle that emphasizes the prevention of disease. Her passion for cooking and baking with natural ingredients has inspired Kelly to educate others through seminars and cooking classes. Kelly greatly enjoys gardening, as nature is where Kelly feels herself, where she heals and gets the highest quality food. Kelly Carter BASc (Hons) CNP RNCP ROHP, Nutritionist

My Son had Eczema! | Avazera Co-Founder, Shiva Burnett Shares her Journey

Every May is Food Allergy Awareness Month in Canada, and we’re so excited to welcome Avazera co-founder, Shiva Burnett to share her journey that is very near and dear to her heart. Today Shiva shares her story and best advice for overcoming her struggles when caring for her then-newborn son’s eczema, the discovery of his severe allergies, and why she choose a natural approach to recovery!


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Shiva Burnett
Shiva is Avazera's co-founder, a mother of two boys, and a health advocate who shares her passion for holistic wellness! Avazera blossomed due to Shiva's personal experience that health is not a "one size fits all" journey. Her dedication to finding alternative sources of nutrition for her then-newborn son's severe eczema and allergies along with her drive for entrepreneurship was Avazera's initial sprout. What she discovered would not only change the way her family viewed wellness but it also sparked her passion to share her experiences with others while creating a line of feel-good wellness products. With her numerous years of executive marketing experience, her vision is to become a global resource that inspires, enriches and facilitates communities globally on their journey to inner and outer well-being.

Cancer Prevention: Three Healthy Habits You Need to Know

We’re excited to welcome Anika Austrie to the Avazera Wellness Community! Anika is a community advocate who uses her background in psychology along with her passion for equity and holistic health to ignite and facilitate conversation around important issues. In today’s post, Anika through her work at the Cancer Canadian Society shares what you need to know about cancer prevention! 


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Anika Austrie
Anika is a community advocate, actress, and writer. She uses her background in psychology and passion for equity and holistic health to ignite and facilitate conversation around important issues. As a mother and artist, Anika leads with her heart and finds creative ways to engage, educate and mobilize her community.

Warm Lemon Water: A Nutritionist’s Go-To | Avazera

When life gives you a lemon, slice it in half, squeeze the juice into a warm cup of water and drink it first thing in the morning- every day if you can! Today, our in-house holistic nutritionist, Laura De Sanctis, CNP is back to explain why warm lemon water should be a part of your wellness routine, helping to kickstart your digestion and aid in cleansing your liver!


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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.