Articles By: Tina R. LeMar - Editor-in-Chief

Tina LeMar has been practicing and teaching yoga since 1993. Her credentials include a Bachelors degree from Temple University and a Masters degree from University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her formal yoga training is in the popular Hatha and Ashtanga yoga styles and she is a certified yoga teacher trainer of the International Yoga Alliance. Tina operates yoga studios in the Philadelphia metropolitan area and in the neighboring state of New Jersey and is the editor of the digital magazine, “Yoga Bean.” Tina’s advanced degree focused on the combination of yoga and meditation to enhance mental imagery and ultimately creativity. As a direct result of her work, she is considered a pioneer in the field of “Yoga Healing.” She has ongoing clinical research employing the benefits of yoga and meditation to mitigate the clinical characteristics of Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, Addictions, and Autism. She is available to speak on such unique topics as: “Yoga and Stress Reduction,” “Yoga and Health.” “Yoga as a treatment for Anxiety and Panic Disorder,” “Yoga for Women,” “Chronic Pain and Addictions Rehabilitation through Yoga,” and “The Benefits of Yoga for Autistic Children.” Additionally, Tina is active in volunteer efforts in the Philadelphia area and supports green causes.

Does clear food packaging make you feel healthier?

Does clear food packaging make you feel healthier?

Although transparent packaging is surprisingly hard to make, it seems to be the new way to go for big snack and food companies. So much has to be considered by the manufacturer and packaging supply chain; food makers need to adjust recipes with visibility in mind (fruit pieces big enough to be seen in yogurt [&hellip

Oily Mouthwash?

Oily Mouthwash?

    What is this?  Rinsing my mouth out with oil?  It sounds as bad as soap.  I had to get to the bottom of this oily mess. Oil pulling is an ancient Ayervedic practice of swishing unrefined plant oil around in your mouth for 15-20 minutes to help pull toxins from the body.  That [&hellip

Why the Hell Isn’t My Antibiotic Working?

Why the Hell Isn’t My Antibiotic Working?

  I figured that since I have been bed ridden for the past week (literally!) because of what the doctors are thinking is really bad bronchitis and asthma, that I would write an article on all the nasty bacteria that are making us and our kids sick and cranky.  And more importantly, why the heck [&hellip

Why are You Having Sex?

Why are You Having Sex?

Life is so busy.  You and your partner have so much going on during the day that by the time you get to bed, you just want to veg out to TV or a good book that will inevitably put you to sleep in less then ten minutes.  But then you feel a hand on [&hellip

5 Myths About Washing Your Face!

5 Myths About Washing Your Face!

I can honestly say that I am terrible about washing my face, and particularly in the morning.  This is why I end up taking a shower in the evening.  For one thing, I don’t want all the pollen and dirt of the day in my bed, but also because when I do go to sleep [&hellip

Kale is the New Broccoli

Kale is the New Broccoli

Ever since Dr. Oz talked about kale as a super food it has become a household and restaurant staple!  This super green is easy to grow and store, available year round, inexpensive, nutritious, and versatile.   It’s packed with vitamins K, A, and C.  Books have been written entirely about this vegetable.  One that went viral [&hellip

The To-Do List Apps!

The To-Do List Apps!

I love apps.  There are so many good ones out there and I use them for everything!  Today it’s all about the To-Do list!  I am a type A with ADHD. I make lists constantly but rarely check them because I haven’t found a good method to create a list that is truly affective. I [&hellip

Monster Drinks for Monster Men?

Monster Drinks for Monster Men?

I have yet to buy a “monster drink” or one of those mega caffeinated drinks.  I haven’t even tried one of the “5 Hour Energy” shots.  I think all that stuff is hoo ha!  I wrote an article the first year I started this magazine about these crazy drinks. I was polling a ton of [&hellip

Eggs…the perfect food!

Eggs…the perfect food!

I just love eggs!  They are the perfect food.  When I was a vegan for a million years, THIS was the one thing I missed.  It wasn’t cheese or bacon like most vegans lament over,  it was the perfect egg. I can eat an egg everyday, with anything!  The only way I won’t eat one [&hellip

Nasty end of Summer to Fall Allergies

Nasty end of Summer to Fall Allergies

All the little ones are on their way to school where they meet up with all sorts of allergins in and out of their school building.  There are some great natural remedies out there to help their body fight off all those nasty allergins.  One of my favorite homeopathic brands is Boiron.  If you are [&hellip