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Namaste Food: Superfood Yogurt Recipe

Styled and Photographed by Marshall To | @thepursuitofgluttony This is one of my favourite weekday breakfasts. I'll mix it up the night before and leave it in the fridge overnight for the flavours to come together and the chia seeds to soak. The end product is a thick, bright yellow yogurt that can be topped with berries, granola, or your favourite nuts and seeds. It can also be made using non-dairy yogurts. Use less almond milk and more chia seeds for a thicker yogurt. Or use regular yogurt instead of greek for a thinner, more drinkable breakfast. Play around with the ingredients and enjoy!   Superfood Yogurt Recipe (Single Serving) 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (or use sweetened if you prefer,...

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#NamasteS3 Yoginis Revealed: Meet Amanda Riches

As excitement intensifies over the creation of our third season, you may find yourself wondering, "who are these new Namaste Yoga instructors, anyway?" It is our distinct honour to introduce them to you! In this installment, we chat with Amanda Riches, one of Namaste Yoga’s most active ambassadors.  Amanda Riches has spent years connecting with the Namaste Yoga community. As Namaste Yoga's in-house yoga instructor, she works hard to ensure that, even though viewers are practicing at home, they get as much support as possible. Amanda understands why fans are so passionate about and dedicated to the series: Namaste is the main inspiration behind her own practice. "[Namaste Yoga] is the reason why I started a daily yoga practice," Amanda explains....

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Cocos~Pure® Powers #NamasteS3 and 4 Through Production

Spending entire days shooting yoga sequences can be taxing even on the fittest yoga instructor! When it came to maintaining energy and hydration, the cast and crew of Namaste Yoga turned to Cocos~Pure® for high-quality hydration. Cocos~Pure® is a natural hydration beverage that contains no added sugar or preservatives. Coconut water with a conscience, Cocos~Pure® is gluten-free, electrolyte-rich and anti-oxidant. "I most enjoyed Cocos~Pure® on a particularly hot day at Jericho Beach, after filming in a cabana we had built." recalls #NamasteS3 Instructor, Amanda Riches. Amanda said that while the cabana looked beautiful on camera, reflectors were beaming sunlight directly into the eyes of the cast members. In addition to bright light, intense heat was created. Off-camera, shade and hydration were...

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