Yogic Herald Jan/Feb 2019 - Page 71

BIO: body suffers for it. Yoga works to support the functioning of all the major systems of your body, including your digestive system. Keeps you regular - Practicing yoga on a regular basis will help keep your digestive system working at its optimal level. The toning and stimulating effects of yoga work to support your digestive function, reducing constipation and other common digestive complaints. The Bottom Line : Yoga will help improve your digestive health! The health of your gut plays an important role in determining your overall health and wellbeing. This taking care of your gut should be an important consideration for everyone. Even though occasional gas, bloating, and indigestion, is something we all experience from time to time, if more symptoms develop and continue to persist, it can linger and lead to more serious health conditions. By practicing yoga on a regular basis, you will not only gain the benefits of improving your strength, flexibility and peace of mind, but you will also be stimulating and supporting the very foundation for your health and wellbeing! Johanna Sambucini is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Natural Chef, 500 RYT, and Fitness Model based in New York City. She is the founder of Nutritiously JO, a health and wellness brand that focuses on holistic nutrition, food therapy, wellness, and yoga. As a model, a former pageant and fitness competitor for 10 years, Johanna had struggled with digestive issues, cystic acne, extreme weight loss, and chronic stress, which really took a toll on her mental, physical and emotional health. It wasn’t until she accidently met with an Ayurvedic doctor in New York City who changed her life. Johanna’s healing journey through Ayurveda and Yoga led her to pursue a career in in natural health, holistic nutrition, and yoga. Johanna is currently studying Integrative & Functional Nutrition and finishing up her chef training in health supportive cooking at the Natural Gourmet Institute in NY. Johanna has studied Ayurvedic nutrition and cooking with Dr. Naina Marballi in NYC and Kerala. She has also made several trips to India and Southeast Asia to deepen her knowledge in Yoga. Her mission is to empower women by educating them on the importance of whole food nutrition, lifestyle modifications, treating the root cause using a functional approach and to “live nutritiously from the inside out”. Her approach to health and wellness is simple, clear, and holistic. Her brand Nutritiously JO encompasses this as a whole. Living nutritiously means to live a healthy, nutritious, active, and happy life! Nutritiously JO “Live Nutritiously from the Inside Out” WEBSITE: www.nutritiouslyJO.com IG/FB/ @NutrtiouslyJO @Johannasambucini PINTREST @NutritiouslyJO Jan./Feb. 2019 www.yogicherald.com 69