Kimono for a boho style

Bohemian style is more than just a fashion trend, it is a true culture in its own right, a culture with a very specific ideology and a complex history.

Although closely associated with the hippie fashion of the 60s and 70s, today bohemian fashion is part of the dominant culture. But in fact, bohemian fashion started as a counter-culture in the 19th century.

Today, the wide variety of Boho clothing and accessories makes it a real phenomenon, a style that follows the lines of effortless and relaxed fashion, with its loose clothing, casual accessories and its mix of artistic and creative elements.

What about the kimono?

Well the kimono takes again enormously of the dress code of the bohemian culture. Ample, with the colored and often floral pattern, and with the natural fabric of quality (mainly silk).

The kimono, although of Japanese origin, is a piece that can be used for an original bohemian style. The kimono also gives an effect of exoticism and open-mindedness to the world, totally in adequacy with the bohemian culture.

The kimono is more and more used by bohemians because the style given by the kimono is very close to the bohemian style. If you decide to try the kimono, we advise you to combine it with a beautiful flower wreath and costume jewelry to get a hippie chic look.

My selection :

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Origin of Qi Qong


Taking care of one’s body means doing gymnastics that keeps the body and mind healthy at any age and nothing better than our Asian friends to teach us that:

The founder of this method lived in the 2nd century BC under the Han dynasty, it is the doctor Hua Tuo.

The Qi Gong (“Mastery of energy”) is the Chinese health gymnastics of the Chinese tradition. It resembles Tai Chi Chuan, which is a martial art.

Qi Gong is taught in Taoist monasteries, as well as to Shaolin martial artists and others. As therapeutic gymnastics, Qi Gong is taught in China in hospitals.

During a Qi Gong session, the practitioner is invited to slow movements comparable to slow motion dance. The practitioner is also trained to model his breathing and to focus on the circulation of energy in the body.

The results, proven by numerous scientific experiments around the world on stress, show relaxing and serene effects and an improvement of the physiological parameters of relaxation and immunity. Above all, Qi Gong is preventive, used as an art of living to remain Zen and to be even more so every day.

Qi Gong is also used to improve health in cardiovascular problems and hypertension, chronic degenerative or infectious diseases, has a traditional reputation for slowing down aging and has proven itself in preventing falls among the elderly. It helps children to be calmer and promotes attention, thus improving learning. It is indicated to athletes to increase their performance and decrease their recovery time after exercise. It prepares women for childbirth. Qi Gong is generally recommended to all those who wish to manage their stress and live more relaxed.

Taking care of your body requires gymnastics that preserves the health of body and mind at any age and nothing better than our Asian friends to teach us this:

The founder of this method lived in the 2nd century BC under the Han dynasty, it is the doctor Hua Tuo.

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Continuing a point of view adopted for the work discussed on Ode Music, Will Oldham attempts here a new instrumental exercise through a documentary on Rotterdam sailors.


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Tonkatsu vegan

Tonkatsu is a Japanese dish made of breaded and fried pork. Ton means “pork”, and katsu is the abbreviation of the English cutlet, coming from the French côtelette. It is accompanied by Worcestershire sauce, as well as minced cabbage and karashi. It is often served with rice and miso soup.

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Preparation: 30 min
Cooking time: 20 min
Ingredients (for 4 persons) :

  • 125 g of flour
  • 100 g breadcrumbs (panko)
  • 120 ml of water
  • 5 blocks of tofu (170g)
  • vegetable oil
  • grated white cabbage
  • lemons
  • tonkatsu sauce

The recipe step by step

  • First, soak the tofu blocks in hot water for 10 minutes until the water is absorbed.
  • Mix the ingredients for the sauce in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Then add the drained tofu blocks and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes over medium heat until the liquid is absorbed.
  • Dab the blocks in the flour then mix 1 cup of flour with 1/2 cup of water to make a thick dough. Dip the sliced tofu blocks in the flour and roll them in the bread crumbs.
  • Heat the oil for frying to 175° then slide the tofu pieces in and fry them until golden brown and crispy. Leave to rest on baking paper.
  • Serve hot with grated cabbage, lemon slices and tonkatsu sauce.

Enjoy !

Tai Chi Qi Gong Shibashi :

Shibashi means “18 movements” in Chinese. This first series inspired by Yang style Tai Chi chuan movements (fighting Tai Chi) was created in 1979 by Professor Lin Housheng. Tai Chi Qi Gong Shibashi is part of the official study program at the University of Medicine in China.

Practiced in many Asian countries (Indonesia and Malaysia as a national exercise, Thailand…), Tai Chi – Qi Gong Shibashi has also received a recommendation from the United Nations (development program) for its promotion.

There are several series of Shibashi movements (8 to my knowledge) but we will be satisfied with the first series of 18 movements. Curiously Shibashi is not very well known in France (much more in Germany in particular under the name of the 18 marvellous or 18 harmonious).

This technique of Qi Gong in motion amplifies and balances the circulation of Qi in the body to bring vitality and longevity. It is also particularly recommended for suffering people (hypertension, lumbar pain, cardiovascular or digestive disorders, respiratory diseases…).

THE 18 MOVEMENTS OF SHIBASHI

IQ ASSESSMENT
OPEN THE CHEST
MAKE THE RAINBOW DANCE
SPREAD THE CLOUDS
ROLL UP YOUR ARMS
ROWING ON THE LAKE
LIFT THE BALL
CONTEMPLATING THE MOON
PUSH THE PALMS
PLAY WITH THE CLOUDS
RAISE THE NETS AND OBSERVE THE SKY
PUSH BACK THE WAVES
THE PIGEON SPREADS ITS WINGS
PLAY WITH FISTS
THE FLIGHT OF THE WILD GOOSE
MAKE THE BIG WHEEL TURN
KICK THE BALL BY BOUNCING THE BALL

EASE IQ

6X or 3X repetition on each side.

Each week, we will describe how to achieve one of the 18 positions

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B.K.S. Iyengar developed his approach to yoga based on the yoga tradition handed down to him by his teacher, Shri T. Krishnamacharya, a classically trained Hindu scholar and yoga master. Mr. Iyengar’s system of yoga is unsurpassed in grace, subtlety, and precision. Iyengar-style yoga emphasizes alignment and develops flexibility, strength, balance and endurance. It emphasizes the importance of regulated breathing; the use of blocks, chairs, and other props; and the therapeutic value of adapting the poses to the needs and limitations of the individual students. Mr. Iyengar has authored a number of classic texts on hatha yoga including Light on Yoga. Mr. Iyengar died in 2014 at the age of 95. His daughter, Geeta, and son, Prashant and other teachers continue his work at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune, India.

 

Their approach to Yoga :

CYC is owned and directed by Ann Merlo, Elise Miller and Lisa Brill Robinson. In line with our mission to support a lifetime of yoga practice for our students, we offer asana classes for beginners, continuing, intermediate, and advanced students. We are focused on and known for our therapeutic approach. This approach is important in our regular classes and particularly featured in our yoga for back care, pranayama, and restorative classes, and workshops. 

Another important element of the CYC mission has always been presenting yoga workshops and series taught by our own gifted instructors, and by knowledgeable and well-respected yoga instructors from around the world. Topics vary widely and meet the needs of our local and regional yoga population.

 

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The New Bohemians Handbook

The New Bohemians Handbook -- Signed Copy by Justina Blakeney

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The New Bohemians Handbook guides readers in beautifully simple techniques for adding good vibes and style to living spaces. Packed with hundreds of ideas for bringing positive energy to your home, the book features exercises and activities for thinking about rooms in new ways.

“It’s as vibrant, rule-breaking and out the box as she showed in her first book, “The New Bohemians,” which explored bohemian style across the globe and became a New York Times best-seller. Now, Blakeney has written “The New Bohemians Handbook: Come Home to Good Vibes” (Abrams, $27.50). Blakeney offers tips on how to make bohemian style your own, from rearranging what you have to painting. It’s part book, part yoga lesson as Blakeney walks readers through finding clarity, flow, growth and harmony in our homes. In the end, it’s about creating a space that reflects you, she writes. “

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The Beauty of Boho-Chic Design

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There’s an art to boho-chic style. It’s an eclectic collection of sorts that reflects the many facets of a life well lived.

“My best piece of advice for creating a bohemian-chic design aesthetic is to truly collect and curate each piece in your home. Using a mix of old and new, whether it is from your local home store or your travels around the world, you want to create a collected and curated vibe. Also, always layer, layer, layer when it comes to rugs, pillows, natural elements, and texture.”

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  • Portable ergonomic design
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CBD is the new Green !

cbd

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a powerful natural chemical compound that plays an important role in treating various pathologies without causing harmful psychoactive side effects (memory loss, anxiety) as is the case for THC, another cannabinoid also present in the cannabis plant.
This cannabinoid with therapeutic power today scientifically recognized is located in the flowers, the seeds or the stem of it and is obtained by means of various methods of extraction.
In commerce, we can find CBD in various forms: the cream for localized pains, oil, the most popular thanks to its rapid absorption and for its effective action, the infusion for its anti-stress properties or the spray the capsules or cosmetics.
There are many benefits of using CBD for our health, both physically and psychically.

Its effective anti-pain action

This cannabinoid is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and its effectiveness is scientifically proven by various scientific studies.
Without causing any negative side effects such as opiate addiction or liver damage due to acetaminophen, CBD relieves your pain and effectively reduces its perception if you follow migraines, if you are affected by fibromyalgia or Crohn’s disease, and if you usually suffer from menstrual syndrome.
Taking dietary supplements with CBD is therefore recommended to reduce inflammatory manifestations related to chronic pain which they reduce the sensation by stimulating positive responses from different areas of your body, which has the effect of causing effects painkillers.

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Its antioxidant properties

CBD plays an important role against the premature aging of our body cells by effectively neutralizing free radicals in the body.

Although CBD is first and foremost known for its soothing and anxiolytic action, it is also an invaluable aid for restoring energy and promoting the regeneration of our cellular system.

Even more powerful than Vitamins C and E, it also represents, thanks to its antioxidant action, an excellent way to prevent the development of diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.

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Easy to use, available without prescription, the use of CBD for therapeutic purposes is currently becoming a real Grail for its many beneficial effects on our health and well-being. It is important to remember that CBD is not a medicine and can only be sold as such.

 

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