Seasonal Wellness: How Yoga Can Help You Have a Stress-Free and Healthy Holiday

The holidays are some of the most stressful times of the year. Your family is visiting for a week or two, your to-do list keeps getting longer and longer, and the idea of trying to fit into your New Year’s Eve dress with all the sugary temptations around can make life seem impossible. This is the perfect time to stop, breathe, and take a moment to reflect on yourself. Yoga, well known for it’s mental, emotional and physical impact on the mind and body, can be a life saver this time of year, and starting now is a great way to kick-start any 2016 weight-loss resolutions. To better understand how the millennia-old practice can help improve our moods, weight and health during the season, we spoke to Rachel Baker, owner of Be Well, Rachel and the yoga instructor at California’s prestigious Glen Ivy Hot Springs.

Marissa Stempien

Marissa Stempien graduated with a degree in English Literature and a minor in Asian Studies from San Francisco State University. Previously a beauty editor, Marissa now utilizes her love and passion of luxurious fashion everyday as Fashion Editor of JustLuxe. Originally from Santa Barbara, CA, Marissa has traveled to various cities across the globe, most recently returning from living abroad...(Read More)

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