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My First Cleanse: An Outro

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My First Cleanse: An Outro

The Wellness Cleanse is over! Today marked the last day. My group had a yoga class together--slightly different from our normal classes, as we held each pose for 8 breaths. Then, we had a delicious potluck of clean food! It was yummy! As I reflect on it all, it seems like it went so fast. Too fast! I'm hoping to continue some (if not most) of the things I learned. I hope to continue the following...

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Wellness Cleanse, Day 1

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Wellness Cleanse, Day 1

Today, I began my Wellness Cleanse. It started with a 7am heated power vinyasa class (the earliest I have ever done yoga), and then a brief lecture/discussion on healthy eating and daily routines. I was previously quite nervous about the whole thing, but now I'm feeling much more relaxed. From Sunday to Thursday, we eat healthy, clean food--so three meals a day of many veggies, fruits, nuts, lean meat (if you're a meat eater), etc. Even though we're not really supposed to eat salads (Ayurveda--yoga's sister science--says to eat salads in spring/summer and more soups and roasted veggies in the fall/winter), I am going to be eating some. This cleanse is not explicitly following ayurveda, but utilizing some of its guidelines. From Friday to Sunday, we do a liquid phase of broth and smoothies. Then, on the following Monday we re-introduce healthy solid foods. What I like about this cleanse is that you can make it what you want. You can choose to remove whichever things you would like. For the next two weeks, I will be removing...

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