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Spring Detox for a Summer Body That Rocks

Gillian B for and Tiffany Cruikshank share tips on how to detox this spring. To join a 5-day Detox and Meditation Retreat, join senior Yoga Medicine teacher Emilie Perz at Kripalu  For more details, click here.

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Springtime Detox for a Summer Body That Rocks

“Spring is a natural time to clear away toxins so the body can reboot after a long, sluggish winter.

Traditionally, in Chinese medicine and Ayurveda, spring is a time for renewal and rebirth. Tiffany Cruikshank, a celebrity yoga teacher, says: “The body is coming out of hibernation mode. Therefore, it’s ready to shed some layers, literally.”

Spring is when the body goes through a deeper internal cleansing than it’s able to in the day to day process. “In Chinese medicine, spring is the season of the wood element. The wood element is connected to the liver”, says Cruikshank.”

Read the full article here.

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