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Testimonial from PL

I REALLY enjoyed Patricia Joy Becker‘s awesome yoga class! it was my first (yes I’m a slow adopter)- I felt so good afterwards; I’ll be back for more… Patricia Larenas, Urban Artichoke Landscape Designer

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Testimonials a bunch

I was so impressed with an introductory class with Patricia Joy Becker that I have started seeing her one-on-one for more indepth training to meet my individual needs! She has so much to offer, go check it out, you won’t want to miss this. Marci

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Make it Easy- Eat Local Whole Foods!

Limit packaged, canned, highly processed and refined foods from far away!   Dr. T. Colin Campbell stresses the importance of a plant-based diet.  He explains the relationship of animal protein to the modern pattern of disease as well as the limitations of modern nutritional science when

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Yoga Sunday Mornings at Athleta Palo Alto

Patricia is teaching Free Yoga Sunday Mornings at Athleta in March ONLY!            Bring a friend, your yoga mat and a smile! Every Sunday in March 10am Register here for each Sunday you want to attend! Read more…

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Foods that Cleanse the Liver!

Foods That Cleanse the Liver! Cleanse your liver naturally with these foods and more: – Garlic – Lemon/Lime – Turmeric – Apples – Cabbage – Broccoli – Beets – Avocado    from An Organic Conversation   Read more…

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Vitamins of Value or Not?

Little Value and Possible Harm in Taking Vitamins “In the modern world, the abundant supply of a wide variety of foods makes it possible to satisfy virtually all nutritional needs by eating a healthful, balanced diet rich in vegetables, fruit, and protein sources. But based

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Health Benefits of Beets

The Beet goes on – In an era where clever marketing has transformed exotic berries, tubers and plant extracts from geographically distant regions into “super foods,” ostensibly better (and that much more expensive!) than culinary standards found at your local supermarket, e.g. garlic, onion, and

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Monday Night Vegan Dinner and Good Company

Join us for a Delicious Vegan Dinner and Good Company What – Monday Night Vegetarian Dinners When – Monday February 16, 2015 6:30 PM Where – First Baptist Church, 305 North California Ave, Palo Alto How – Make your reservations for sit down or take

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“Seven Steps to Boost Your Vitality” Talk by Patricia

Join the Fun at the “Gourmet Vegetarian Dinners” in Palo Alto! Monday January 26, 2015    After Dinner Presentation 8pm “Seven Steps to Boost Your Vitality”    with Patricia Becker Make 2015 the most joyous year of your life? What is holding you back? All of the

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Top 3 Health Benefits of Hugging

Hugging is an extremely positive form of communication. It expresses the values of love, approval, gratitude and forgiveness. Hugging is a great form of emotional satisfaction, but it also has some surprising health benefits 1. Hugging reduces the risk of heart diseases High blood pressure

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Golden Mushroom Soup

Golden Mushroom Soup       1      yellow onion , diced 2      tablespoons olive oil 3      cups fresh shiitaki or miitakes mushrooms, slice 4      cup vegetable stock or water 2      teaspoons sea salt 1/4    cup parsley, finely chopped 2      teaspoons garlic, crushed 1/2    teaspoon thyme 1      dash black

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Holiday Share Faire – sponsored by Transition Palo Alto

Holiday Share Faire – sponsored by Transition Palo Alto Sunday, December 14,   1 to 3 pm Cubberley Community Center – Room H-6 (at the end near Piazza’s) 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto Bring garden produce, food, books, toys, clothes, and or holiday decorations to share.

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5 Top Reasons to Pracitce Yoga at All Ages

1. Cognitive Resiliency Yoga’s process of drawing distinction between body parts, sensations and degrees of effort supports increased self-awareness, and balance. By coordinating different and often contrasting regions of the body, both sides of the brain communicate better, which could be linked to improved memory

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4 Summer Time Health Tips

Cool off this summer with yoga, meditation and breathing techniques. Stay focused, healthy and happy with some simple practices. 4 Summer Time Health Tips to Cool Off This Summer One season flows into another – each one brings its set of changes. A yogi will

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50 Ways to use Coconut Oil

Scientific research on coconut oil has revealed health benefits that affect your entire body, inside and out. You’ve heard good things about it and now you have a tub of it sitting in your pantry. So how do you use coconut oil?    1) Cooking

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Beginning Yoga: Barriers of Entry

Yoga is very popular. It’s everywhere. It seems like everyone does it. And yet, if you don’t currently do yoga, it can be difficult and intimidating to begin. What are the barriers of entry? For starters, yoga poses are hard. The classical form of most

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Trikaonasana Trian of Yogis with Noah Maze

   Having fun with Noah Maze Yoga Teacher Training in San  May 25, 2014 Francisco Trikonasana, Trikonasana, Trikonasana…..! Trikonasana is usually performed in two parts, facing left, and then facing right. The practitioner begins standing with the feet one leg-length apart, knees unbent, turns the

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Yoga for a Healthy Back

Yoga for a Healthy Back Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center  559 College Ave, Palo Alto CA 94306 Saturday, May 24 10:30 – 12:30 $31 Click to Register Gardeners and high-tech computer people alike want to take care of their backs to live a

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Yoga for Greater Knee Health

Here are some knee essentials I synthesized from years of study and practice for or those who have had a knee injury, suffer from over use and or want to enjoying walking for as long as you live! Especially good for high tech professionals who

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Yoga for all ages Series Group photo with Patricia Becker

Watch this Interview with 95 year old Yoga Teacher

  ​Active older people such as this yoga teacher at 95, always inspire me.  I have so much respect and admiration for people who live long happy lives and continue sharing. Living Longer is wonderful thing when we do it with health, curiosity, grace. Join

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38 Ways Yoga Keeps You Fit

If you’re a passionate yoga practitioner, you’ve probably noticed the ways yoga works—maybe you’re sleeping better or getting fewer colds or just feeling more relaxed and at ease. But if you’ve ever tried telling a newbie how it works, you might find that explanations like

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