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Infographic: What Does Sleep Deprivation Do To Your Body?

By Skyterra Wellness | October 12, 2017
Your Body on Sleep Deprivation

It’s understandable – once things get busy, sleep is often the first thing to go. Between work, family responsibilities, workouts, chores, social obligations, sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day. But since sleep deprivation has so many negative effects on your health, it’s in your best interest to abandon that “I’ll sleep when…

Five Ways to Increase Happiness Through Fitness

By Jeff Ford | October 3, 2017
Increase Happiness With These Additions to Your Fitness Routine

“Life is what you make of it.” “You are responsible for your own happiness.” Sounds familiar, right? We are often told to take happiness into our own hands, but that’s easier said than done. My advice? Start with your fitness routine, where a few simple practices have a huge affect on your overall happiness. It’s…

Soup’s On: Chef Michael’s Potato Leek Soup Recipe

By Skyterra Wellness | September 25, 2017
Potato Leek Soup Recipe

We’re big soup fans here at Skyterra, and we’re coming into peak soup weather! There are so many ways to make soup flavorful, healthy, and comforting. When visitors try Chef Michael’s creamy soups, they’re often astounded to discover they’re vegan. For example, this rich-tasting potato leek soup recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, and has only six…

Why a Wellness Retreat is the Ideal Choice for Holiday Travel

By Skyterra Wellness | September 22, 2017
Holiday Wellness Retreat

What if you could take a holiday trip that left you feeling relaxed, strong, healthy, and ready to take on the new year? With a stay at Skyterra, you can achieve just that. Here are the top reasons why choosing a wellness retreat for your holiday travel is one of the best gifts you can…

Farmed Fish vs. Wild-Caught: What Lurks Below the Surface?

By Eleni Ottalagana | September 20, 2017
Farmed Fish vs. Wild-Caught

As the Registered Dietitian at Skyterra Wellness Retreat, I work with the Executive Chef to ensure we craft meals from the most nourishing ingredients possible. I also advise our guests on their nutritional priorities and challenges. When it comes to seafood, one of the most common questions is, “What is the difference between farmed fish…

Free 20-Minute Yoga Nidra Practice & More Meditations for Sound Sleep

By Skyterra Wellness | September 15, 2017
Yoga Nidra

Yoga nidra is a meditation practice meant to de-clutter your subconscious and ease you into deep relaxation. It’s a perfect addition to your going-to-bed routine, or anytime you want to relieve stress and relax into being. In a yoga nidra practice, little to no movement is required. Instead, the focus is on thoughts and breath. The end…

So Long, Starbucks – A Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte With Full Fall Flavor

By Skyterra Wellness | September 14, 2017
Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Reveling in fall foods is one of the best parts of the season – that’s probably why Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte is so (in)famous. This popular beverage is tasty and addictive, but unfortunately, it fuels cravings more than it nourishes your body. Try this recipe for a healthy pumpkin spice latte recipe you can make…

Your Skyterra Pantry: Golden Milk Recipe

By Skyterra Wellness | September 8, 2017

Have you heard of golden milk? This turmeric tea beverage has been increasingly popular lately thanks to its health benefits and delightful drinking experience. Here’s a healthy golden milk recipe courtesy of our culinary team, so you can enjoy this tasty anti-inflammatory treat from the comfort of your own home. There are many variations of…

Seven Tips for a Happy, Healthy Labor Day Weekend

By Skyterra Wellness | August 31, 2017
Healthy Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of summer, so let’s cap off the season in a positive way! Whether you’re traveling, staying home, attending a cookout, or just trying to fit in some relaxation and balance, here are some ideas, recipes, and inspiration for a healthy Labor Day from the team at Skyterra Wellness.…

Redefining Weight Loss: Your Questions Answered

By Skyterra Wellness | August 30, 2017
Redefining Weight Loss Series

A change in perspective can help you meet your health and fitness goals. In our Redefining Weight Loss series, Fitness Director Jeff Ford talks about some common mental hurdles associated with weight loss and how to overcome them. Check out these videos for jolts of inspiration and quick thoughts on common issues. Have a question…