The CDC reports that an estimated 88 million adults in the U.S. are prediabetic, close to 1 in 3 people. Why is that? Although family history and a genetic predisposition may lead to type 1 diabetes, a lack of exercise, being overweight, and retaining visceral fat can put you at a higher risk of type
Last year, while I was stuck in Costa Rica throughout the beginnings of COVID, I began to access my future. Now that I was stranded in paradise, what was I going to do with the myself? Hi there, I’m Clarita, fitness expert, entrepreneur, author. 2020 was an eventful year and it changed the course
The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, known as March Madness, started in 1939 and has continually gone through its single-elimination process every year until it was canceled in 2020 because of COVID. This year Selection Sunday is scheduled for March, 14th, 2021, and for the first time ever, the entire tournament will be held in one
I have been practicing massage therapy for 19 years and absolutely love delivering a service that heals and calms both body and mind. My studies at the New York College for Holistic Health Education and Research and the masters I have been blessed to have worked with taught me to thoroughly listen to my client’s
Dancing through Costa Rica: Pura Vida
We had an excellent time hiking, watching sunsets, dancing, journaling, practicing yoga and barre class, singing, playing with guitars, sharing good food with friends, and appreciating the beauty of this tropical paradise.
Somehow, the wonder of living life gets lost in traffic, pressured schedules, and a hurried work pace. Costa Rican locals have a saying, Pura Vida; it means Pure Life. That’s how a waiter at a local Dominical restaurant, Mono Congo, can stop what he’s doing to dance with one of his customers. (Read More…)
My awareness has always revolved around my body because I am a dancer. I express myself through my movements. My spine moves, my arms and legs extend, my core is strong, and I dance my way through life. My emotional surges, physical twists and turns, and mental realizations stem from my sensory perception, which organizes and processes the information around me.
If I feel pain, I scan my body and try to pinpoint its origin. Where is it? How did it manifest? What was the constitution of my emotional and mental state at the time of injury? (Read More...)