The Truth About Juice Cleanses

4150880849_14a9060e32_zMy brilliant colleague Sarah Court submitted this video just in time for spring juice cleansing season. And thank goodness! There is so much buzz about juice cleanses as a panacea, but what's the real story on drinking just juice for a number of days? Is this a help or a hindrance to your system? Here's some enlightening information on what your body actually needs to cleanse. * P.S. I know we normally talk about the "nutrition" of movement and structural integrity here, but everything is intertwined in the human body, so sometimes it's important to address the food piece as well.

Enter Sarah:

                                                                                                                                    

About the Author

sarah_court_headshotSarah Court is an Integrated Yoga Tune Up® Teacher Trainer, IAYT Yoga Therapist, and Vinyasa Yoga Teacher. She teaches weekly Yoga Tune Up® and Vinyasa classes in Los Angeles, teaches anatomy for yoga teacher trainings, and trains Yoga Tune Up® teachers across the country.

Sarah is working towards a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, and in this process has spent several years in both inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. She brings this significant experience to her teaching, attracting clients and students with a desire to move intelligently, regain mobility after injury, surgery or joint replacements, or manage chronic conditions such as dyskinesia, fibromyalgia and Parkinson’s disease.

Sarah is an award-winning graduate of Princeton University, and puts her liberal arts bachelor’s degree to good use by writing for and editing the Yoga Tune Up® blog. She has been featured on exercise.com and the New York Times.

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