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Four simples foods that help your skin glow

We have all heard the phrase you are what eat but when it comes to skin this phase has never been more true what you eat can dim your skins natural glow. Here are our top 5 simple food picks to help you support your skin and illuminate from the inside out CarrotsNot only are carrots great for your eyes they do wonders for your skin Foods rich in beta carotene, like carrots, may be helpful in reducing sun sensitivity among certain folks. It’s also a good source of vitamin C, which may help skin...

April 7, 2021

Collagen Elixer

You might have seen fancy powders popping up in the supermarket aisles or on your Instagram feed and wondered what the deal is with collagen. Here are the facts:Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies and is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles. It has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and strengthening your bones. The problem is, as we age our collagen levels na...

March 16, 2021

Recipe: Museli

If you are always rushing in the mornings and maybe forget to eat breakfast sometimes, this recipe is perfect for you. Healthy bircher muesli:100g oats2 tbsp chia seeds1 tbsp pumpkin seeds350ml milk / mylk2 apples1 tsp cinnamon1/4 cup of cranberries Dice the apples, then mix all of the ingredients together. Store in a jar in the fridge overnight. Add more milk if desired before eating. Enjoy!...

March 9, 2021

Sugar Cravings

You are not alone! Sugar is in so much of the food that we eat these days, we have gotten used to everything tasting much sweeter so that's the way we like it. But it is possible to curb those cravings for sugary treats... How to beat sugar cravings: Have nutrition-packed meals Include healthy fats and proteins with your meals to stabilise your blood sugar and keep yourself feeling fuller for longer. Often we crave sugar because we are hungry and want that instant energy! Retrain your tastebud...

March 2, 2021

MoveActive Grip Socks

There are many reasons we chose to stock MoveActive grip socks in the studio and online. First off we can all agree their designs are super fun. Secondly their grip stands the test of barre while being comfortable to wear. But another big reason for picking MoveActive is that they work with i=Change to donate $1 of your order to three charities that strive to make our world a kinder place:These grip socks offer:SupportBreathabilityNon-slip gripDurability Style & PersonalityDon't own a pair ...

February 11, 2021

Barre, Bowls, Bliss

A morning of new experiences your mind body soul will thank you for. Meet your hosts:  Liora of founder of Flourish Wellness NZ and certified Barre InstructorAimee of Wildly Bliss holistic therapist, crystal sound bowl and meditation teacher Enjoy an energising barre class followed by a grounding sound bowls session. Finishing off the morning with wholefood nibbles. Good for the mind, body and soul. What is a Barre:Barre is a great fitness class mostly because you don’t feel like you...

February 4, 2021

7 Summer SUPERFOODS to include in your diet

It's January and summer is really here. So along with warm, sunny days and longer evenings, we have a beautiful bounty of gorgeous fruits and vegetables to enjoy. Here are 7 superfoods to add to your shopping cart this summer: Tomatoes - An excellent source of vitamin C as well as the antioxidant lycopene. Berries - Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries are full of vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants (like anthocyanins that give them their beautiful colour!) Avocados - Packed full of healt...

January 21, 2021

Barre - what to bring to class

So you're keen to give barre a go? Yay! We think you are gonna love it! Before your first class I ask that you arrive a few moments early to fill out a quick form if you haven't filled it in online first. Here's what you should bring to class:Wear - comfortable workout clothing (tights and a loose top, crop top, singlet, whatever floats your boat!)A towel for floor workA water bottleGrippy socks if you have them or you can workout with bare feet An open mind and a smile! Classes start January 11...

January 1, 2021

Recipe: Christmas Leftover Frittata

One of the best parts of Christmas is having leftovers for days right? But on the other hand, sometimes you can get sick of eating the same thing day after day. The solution Christmas leftovers frittata. Here's the recipe:6 eggs1/2 cup of cream1 cup of grated cheese3 -4 cups of chopped leftover veggies and meat All you have to do is whisk the eggs and cream together then add all the rest of the ingredients and put it all into an oven dish. Bake it at 200°C for about 20 minutes. Viola! A new...

December 28, 2020

Wellness during the festive season

With Christmas and New Year's Eve right around the corner, you are probably getting ready for lots of celebrations, feasts and gatherings...which can make it difficult to stick to your healthy routines. So let's chat about how to find balance this festive season... Move you body - Try to fit in a little bit of movement each day. This will help you to clear your head, burn off some of those extra calories and avoid that sluggish feeling. Get in your greens - I am all for indulging in your favo...

December 16, 2020

Stay Hydrated - Tips and Tricks

Things are starting to heat up. So staying hydrated should be a top priority.Keeping hydrated is so important for thinking clearly, functioning well and avoiding nasty headaches. Here are some tips to make staying hydrated easier... 1) Don't wait until you are thirsty - Often, by the time you feel thirsty, you are already dehydrated. So drink water throughout the day to avoid dehydration. 2) Bring a bottle - Want to avoid feeling thirsty and irritable when you're out and about? Make sure you t...

December 9, 2020

Meet Liora - your Barre instructor

Hi, I'm Liora  I'm on a mission to give women back their energy and confidence while also creating a community around wellness. I started my own health journey 15 years ago, when I saw myself starting to slip into some unhealthy habits. Several of my family members have health issues, which made me determined to make sure I did everything I could to take care of myself. I love sharing what I have learned about nutrition, using supplements and exercise to help others feel their best! ...

December 3, 2020

Eat Good, Feel Good, Do Good

Eat good, feel good, do good. We will start by evaluating your goals and match you with a customised holistic nutrition system that fits into your lifestyle.   The foundation of our system involves addressing your body holistically by adding in dense nutrition, managing cortisol and energy levels through adaptogenic tonics, and releasing inflammation, body fat, and toxins through supported intermittent fasting.Nothing changes if nothing changes. Now is the time to make for your wellnes...

October 20, 2020

New class - Bro Barre

Barre class? Like, the ballet-dancer workout? Nope. No way. Not a chance. If you're a human of the dude persuasion, that's probably what you're thinking.  Sure, there's a ballet barre in the class, but don't be fooled thinking you'll be needing to wear a tutu. This workout is all about intensely concentrated, isolated movements, with tons of repetition and very little rest between exercises. All that said, you will still have to plié, which is a fancy French word for very sore quads.Read m...

October 13, 2020

Warm weather means smoothie time

As the weather gets warmer the blends come back out and smoothies become a daily occurrence in many houses around the country. Just like many things, the foundation of a good smoothie begins with a good source of protein. There are many out on the market so it's important to find one that you enjoy and can trust to be a healthy addition to your daily routine. Our tips? Find a protein that has some science to back it up, there are a lot of companies that have had big studies done to ensure they w...

October 9, 2020

Recipe: Moroccan Roasted Carrot & Quinoa Salad

Prep: 20 minutesCooking time: 1 hour 10 minutesServes 4 as a light meal, 6 as a side Ingredients1.5kg carrots, peeled1 whole bulb garlic2 tsp whole cumin seedsPinch chilli flakes¹⁄³ cup extra virgin olive oil¼ cup honey, warmed if necessary to thin (or use ¹⁄³ cup maple syrup)1½ cups quinoa3 cups vegetable stock2 tsp ground turmeric2 segments preserved lemon (or zest of 1 lemon) zest and juice of 1 orange½ cup raisins, sultanas or chopped dried apricots¾ cup sliced or chopped almonds...

October 6, 2020

Spring into Better

Spring into BetterOur health and wellness goals are always evolving. No matter what stage you’re at in your journey, we’re here to offer solutions that help you jog a little longer, lift a little heavier, smile a little harder and live your best life. Here’s to the next healthy change. Join us for Spring into Better and just give yourself a refresh your body is craving after a stressful winter.Message for more details...

September 6, 2020

Marine vs Bovine Collagen

There are many different types of collagen to choose from, and each has its unique features. Marine collagen peptides are sustainably sourced and stand out for their benefits for supporting a smooth and hydrated complexion. Our bodies’ largest organ is our skin. Comprised mainly of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid, our skin relies on proper hydration to protect us from the damaging effects of our environments (1). Drinking water during the day is important, but getting the right nutrient...

August 30, 2020

Healthy Chocolate?

Now you can! We know how hard it can be to resist a little treat, introducing IsaDelights. Keep reading to discover the four reasons why you’ll want to put down your usual snack in favour of our sweet and indulgent alternative.1. Guilt-free delightWith so many easily-accessible, high-calorie snacks on offer, it can be tricky to establish a healthy diet and actually stick to it. That’s where IsaDelights come in. A step above the rest, these irresistible bites are perfect for helping you ...

August 24, 2020

Recipe: Lemon Brownie

If you're wondering what to do with all the extra lemons in your backyard, try this easy to make, delicious lemon brownie recipe. Combining both the rind and the juice, it's sure to be a hit with the whole family. INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups flour1 ½ cups sugar250g butter4 eggs2 tablespoons lemon rind½ - ¼ cup lemon juice (depending tastebuds, I used ½) METHOD: Preheat oven to 180 degrees.Beat flour, half of the sugar and butter together until well combined.In a separate bowl whisk...

July 27, 2020

Natural Winter Remedies

Are you looking at alternative support to help your families immunity, cope with stress and general wellbeing? We've compiled a thorough list of products Liora has personally tested and we think could be of great benefit. All items are delivered straight to your door so no anxiety of store shopping needed. No membership cost, standard shipping fee for anywhere in NZ. To learn more and for pricing to place an order visit: https://liorasaad.isagenix.com/IMMUNE BOOSTS:Collagen Bone Broth - Vit...

July 20, 2020

11 Foods to Boost Immunity

We're strong believes in boosting the immune system and being preemptive instead of reactive to staying healthy this winter. Here are some of Liora's favourite immune boosters, a strong immune system helps you stay healthy by fighting off bacteria and viruses. Click here for a great list on foods that help boost your immune system....

July 13, 2020

Workshop: Restorative Barre & Essential Oils

Join us for a special evening where we enjoy a barre stretch class then sit around and learn about different essential oils and how to use them in your everyday life. This luxurious 60 minute stretch class releases tired and tight muscles and calms the mind. We pause in the positions to encourage the muscles to fully release, lengthen and detoxify. We use different props and the ballet barre to assist and it's a great class to accompany your weekly barre class and leave you feeling open and calm...

July 11, 2020

Recipe: Smoothie Bowls

Ever go to a cafe and just love their smoothie bowl but not sure about paying the $18? Great news! We can teach you how to make your own for a fraction of the cost. Blend your protein of choice (our top fav is Isa Dutch Chocolate), about 100ml of cold water and LOTS of ice.Pour into your favourite bowl and top with all your favourites: seeds, frozen berries, sliced banana or maybe some specialty granola.Voila! Your own insta worthy smoothie bowl.  See we told you it was super easy to make. ...

July 9, 2020

Workshop: Sweat & Smoothies

Come along to a fun workshop where we first enjoy a Barre Sweat class and then stick around for your own delicious smoothie!Barre SweatHigh-intensity interval training at the barre. Barre Sweat is a step up from our regular Barre Basics class and is a great way to apply the technique you've been working hard on in your regular classes, to higher-intensity movements. The class is still low-impact but is designed to get the heart racing. (Intermediate-Advanced).Who is this class for?This class is ...

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