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This year I spent my very first Christmas away from home. Without wishing to turn this into a sob story, it was hard. Home for me equals love, understanding, and tons of cuddles with my nearest and dearest. And as much as I’m grateful to now have two places to call home, whereas some people don’t ...

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Feelin’ a bit groggy, flabby, or brain-foggy? Ready to get fit as a fiddle for spring? Time for a lil’ detoxin’ then! Join us! Starting this upcoming Monday the 6th, we’ll be rocking green smoothies every morning, rinsing and twisting on the mat, and cleaning ev-ery-thing out for spring. Trust us… seven days of detox ...

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Welcome to another Magnifique Yoga Break! Each month we share a short video sequence lead by one of our favourite yoga teachers here in Paris. These videos are designed to give you a quick break during your day, to gently move your body and reconnect to the breath. Yoga Teacher of the Month: Ben Beirs This ...

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Can I just tell you something embarrassing? So I usually allow myself to watch one or two movies on long international flights, the rest of the time I strive to be more productive. On my recent trip back home to Paris from Seattle I watched Brooklyn, which we can all agree is praiseworthy and poignant, especially ...

Our relationships with our wardrobes can be rocky at times. We’ve all stomped off in a huff, lamenting “I have nothing to wear!” — only to end up in our favorite go-to jeans (again) and Converse. Nothing wrong with that, necessarily, but what about all the rest of that stuff clogging up your closet? Fortunately, there ...

Hip shaking. Spinning mudras. Head wobbling. We’ve got it down. Ever since we started planning for our Indian Spice Detox workshop (held on March 19th at MyKitch’n) both Chloe and I have been incessantly grooving to Bollywood beats. We even prepared a choreography for the workshop…. and everyone joined in. (Thanks, guys.) (The lighting in the restaurant is pink… ...

I am not a fan of heavy metal. All that screaming, roaring, and intense cacophonous racket just makes me want to hurl.* Call me Grandma, but I like a Gershwin tune. I like the BeeGees. I like Bach. So it should come as no surprise that I also don’t like heavy metals in my body ...

During my university years, I pretty much lived on red split lentils boiled in water. Yes, it was a rather spartan diet! But they were the cheapest, most filling food I could find, and were quick and easy to cook, too. Alas, at the time I wasn’t aware of the heavenly association of lentils with coconut milk ...

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