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Let Claudette Inspire you…. 0 Comments

Claudette is a retired educator with a Language Development Specialist Credential.  While she was with Paramount Unified School District she considered a Star Teacher and trained new teachers. Claudette reports that Pilates has helped her mobility, flexibility and strength.  Not being a self starter she enjoys having a class...

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Healthy February Snacks 0 Comments

Healthy February Snacks

Yogurt & Granola Fruit Kabobs   Ingredients Fresh fruit chunks of choice (apples, pineapple, bananas, strawberries) Vanilla yogurt Granola Instructions Thread a piece of fruit onto a toothpick or popsicle stick. Dip the bottom half of the fruit piece into yogurt. Roll the yogurt coated piece of fruit in...

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A Five Starr Pilates & Fitness Shining Star! 2 Comments

A Five Starr Pilates & Fitness Shining Star!

By Laura Scavuzzo Wheeler Professor of English at Long Beach City College for (can it be?) twenty years. I’ve been scheduling in an hour of Pilates six days a week for about two years now. Because I teach English, I spend inordinate amounts of time—hours and hours every weekend in...

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Five Starr Pilates & Fitness – The Only Medically Endorsed Pilates & Cycling Studio in Long Beach 0 Comments

Five Starr Pilates & Fitness – The Only Medically Endorsed Pilates & Cycling Studio in Long Beach

Spine and Sports Medicine Expert by Your Side Hi everyone!  I would like to introduce myself.  I am Dr Danh Ngo and I help people find an alternative to pain killers, medications, procedures, and to avoid surgery.  Besides the medical title (label), I am more proud of being a father...

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What a Mom Wants… 0 Comments

We’re proud moms, but that doesn’t mean that all of our jewelry has to be engraved with our children’s names or that the only artwork we want on display is an abstract doodle by a 4-year-old. And it certainly doesn’t mean that we want another machine-washable “handbag.” This Mother’s...

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Should your skin feel “squeaky” clean after cleansing? 0 Comments

Should your skin feel “squeaky” clean after cleansing?

Article provided by Christal Petrak, owner of the Skin Spa Institute in Signal Hill, Ca. The short answer is absolutely not. Squeaky or tight skin after cleansing equals dry or dehydrated skin. This will lead to fine lines, wrinkles and pre-mature aging. Something we all definitely want to avoid....

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IV Nutritional Therapy: What Can I Expect For Nutritional Support? 0 Comments

From the Blog of  Belle Vie Medical Wellness & Aesthetics We all know that one person who seems to have a secret to buzzing through life. Maybe it’s a friend who never seems to get sick. Perhaps it’s a family member who always has a ton of energy, no matter...

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Self Love…what is this all about? 0 Comments

Self Love…what is this all about?

From my Tiny Buddha subscription… “Self-love requires you to be honest about your current choices and thought patterns and undertake new practices that reflect self-worth.” ~Caroline Kirk If one more person told me to go love myself I was going to levitate into the air and pull one of those impossible martial...

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Five Spice Crusted Salmon 0 Comments

Five Spice Crusted Salmon

Five-Spice Crusted Salmon with Ginger Pan Sauce Serves: Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 4 (5-ounce) salmon fillets, skinless and pin bones removed 2 teaspoons ground Sichuan pepper 2 teaspoons ground star anise 2-½ teaspoon ground fennel seeds ¾ teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 medium garlic clove, peeled and...

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Broccoli Cheese Bites 0 Comments

Broccoli Cheese Bites

ingredients 2 cups broccoli, cooked and chopped 1 cup cheddar cheese 12 Ritz crackers, crumbled 1 egg instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray mini muffin tin with non-stick baking spray. Cook broccoli. Combine broccoli, cheese, 10 Ritz crackers, and egg in a food processor until everything is well...

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