Author: Claire Bartlett

Finding balance – alternate nostril breathing

Finding balance – alternate nostril breathing

Alternate nostril breathing; it sounds odd, but it’s an easy and effective breathing control practice to help bring balance back to body and mind. Benefits: Calms the mind Helps with anxiety Brings balance to the left and right hemispheres of the brain Brings about energetic…

Vegan banana bread – so yum!

Vegan banana bread – so yum!

  Bananas are a staple at our house. They’re always on hand, which means sometimes we have a few get beyond the happy eating phase, lol. This time, rather than freeze them for nice cream or smoothies I wanted to try a vegan banana bread…

Vegan potato salad – with a twist!

Vegan potato salad – with a twist!

When you want a delish potato salad to munch alongside a good old vegan burger, this is it…with a twist! Rather than just boring mayo, this dressing ups the creaminess by adding avocado. Just a note: while it’s perfect on the day, and will probably…

Gentle Yoga – easy on the wrists and shoulders

Gentle Yoga – easy on the wrists and shoulders

Join Claire for this 30-Minute Gentle Yoga practice. Gentle doesn’t necessarily mean easy, however, this practice will be focused on standing and floor poses to give the wrists and shoulders a rest. We will use them a little as we move through tabletop and lizard…

10-Minute Yoga Nidra Meditation

10-Minute Yoga Nidra Meditation

Yoga Nidra, also known as yogic sleep, is a guided meditation practice that can bring about deep mental and physical relaxation (without actually going to sleep). It is a perfect practice to rest and restore.

Restorative Yoga – Rest

Restorative Yoga – Rest

This deeply relaxing practice uses props to help melt away tension and gently open up the body. You will need a bolster, a blanket (or 2), and 2 blocks. They are a great investment for your yoga practice, however, if you don’t have them you…

Kids yoga for big emotions

Kids yoga for big emotions

Yoga for the kiddos! Join us for this short practice that includes a beautiful meditation at the end that can help kids deal with big emotions.

Guided Emotion Relief Meditation

Guided Emotion Relief Meditation

This 10-minute guided meditation will help you deal with strong emotions and bring some relaxation into your day.

Vegan Waffles – fluffy and gluten free!

Vegan Waffles – fluffy and gluten free!

Several Christmases ago I got a waffle maker just like this one as a gift and we’ve never looked back 😛 Almost every Saturday I make waffles for the kiddos. It’s become our “special breakfast day” tradition. But it’s one I don’t often participate in…

Vegan Creamer – fancy coffee

Vegan Creamer – fancy coffee

We love us some coffee at Free Spirited Sisters and sometimes it’s nice to have a fancy coffee with flavored creamer, but also nice to have one with simple, clean ingredients, and that’s where this vegan creamer comes in! Cashew Cream is a vegan staple…