This time of the year magazines and health websites are filled with advice on how to ‘stay trim during the holidays‘ or ‘how to lose belly fat during the party season‘. Basically, how not to let your body get you into trouble, think extra weight, bloating, hangover.
Holiday time tends to be a time of over-indulgence. We all know it and some of us sort of make peace with it. A few people treat seasonal weight gain as something to be expected. Later, when January comes they jump into detoxes, diets, and cleanses.
Candy, chocolate, cookies, and cupcakes… Cacao, spiced apple cider, and pumpkin spice lattes… Mmm… Halloween weekend is here along with its colorful multitude of sugary treats and fall-inspired drinks. While ghouls and goblins might be scared away by half-naked girls running around the Halloween party circuit here in New York City, us yogis are probably scared of falling out of sync with our wellness routines — which is, unfortunately, often a consequence of the upcoming holidays.