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Why Hydration?

We all know hydration is necessary, but do we really know why? Read on to find out why we’re always encouraged to get our daily dose!    What makes hydration so important?  Your body is made up of 60% of water, so it is essential to drink as many fluids as possible throughout the day. If your body loses a large amount of water, you can become severely dehydrated. In short, lack of hydration = lack of an essential part of your wellbeing! Symptoms of dehydration are thirst, not sweating, headaches, and urinating less. It's commonly believed that when you begin feeling thirsty, you're already dehydrated, so drink up!    Hydrating your body is so beneficial, and here's why: 5 Benefits of Hydration 1. Water improves your complexion The first ...

How To Navigate Healthy Grocery Shopping

Navigating the grocery store can be daunting, especially if you’re aiming towards a new health goal. Above are some tips on how to navigate healthy grocery shopping. In addition to the third tip, utilizing delivery services are a great place to save time, money, and skip those lines!   Some of NAO's Favorite Delivery Services: Wild Alaskan Company Buying Wild and Sustainable Seafood Just Got Easier with this membership. Use Code: NAO for $25 off   Misfits Market A subscription box of sometimes funny-looking fruits and vegetables making it easy and affordable for all of us to eat healthy. We are dedicated to breaking the cycle of food waste by helping delicious food find a good home. Use code: COOKWARE-RF 7 OIQ to get 25% off your first order with ...

Boost Your Immune System and Evaluate Your At-Home Cooking Game All In One

Fish-lovers heads up! Wild Alaskan delivers high-quality, wild-caught, sustainable seafood from Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, directly to your doorstep every month. Never farmed or genetically modified, flash-frozen, and shipped with dry ice, these perfectly sized portions are ready to cook all summer long. Did you know that fish has so many health benefits, such as a boost to your immune system! So many benefits we want our whole community to try. Use code: NAO for $25 off your order! REDEM THESE DEALS HERE!   Health Benefits Of Fish - With many individuals Vitamin D levels deficient, fish a dietary source of vitamin D. Fatty fish such as salmon containing the highest amounts. - Considered one of the most heart-healthy foods, fish may lower the two most common causes of premature ...

Quick and Healthy Meals to Meal Prep This Week

It's time to say goodbye to lazy Sundays — or, at least, a portion of them. The last day of the weekend is the perfect time to prepare your meals for the rest of the week. And doing so is more than just a convenience to you — it helps you save money and eat healthier when you have hearty, balanced lunches and dinners at the ready.  Once you're on board with the idea, you'll need an arsenal of recipes to pull from each week. Get started here with our 10 favorite meal prep ideas for quick, healthy plates.  1. Golden Turmeric Chickpea Chicken Soup There's nothing more comforting on a chilly day than a tasty bowl of soup. And, soup makes for the perfect meal prep because most require ...

International Women’s Day

Today marks International Women’s Day. I am so beyond blessed to spend every day surrounded by strong, inspiring women. Together, we are forces—we are mothers, sisters, wives, friends, daughters, mentors—we are warriors.   Above all else, today, I celebrate two women in particular: my mom (right), and my late mother in law, Alice (left.) You can’t have it all, but if you could, they would: two pioneering fierce female entrepreneurs, who also mastered being relentlessly loving mama bears and family women. They taught me I *can* have the career and the life I dream of, that challenges can be cultivated into beautiful growth, and most importantly, that I am enough just the way I am.   My mom—In one word, my mom is, and always has been a powerhouse. She ...

How to Create a Healthy Morning Routine

No matter how busy your life gets, you still have a routine you can anticipate every day. It might mean you wake up at the same time during the night to feed your newborn or drop your kids off precisely 30 minutes before school starts. Your family operates on a schedule, so it's easy to feel like you can't change what you do in the morning. Even if you have a system that works for you, there are always ways to improve. Most people could use a little help to make their days smoother, which you can do by changing what you do after you wake up.  Keep reading to discover how to create a healthy morning routine without throwing your current one entirely off-balance. With gradual, minor adjustments, you'll ...

What’s in Nikki’s Vacation Bag?

That’s right - it’s time to get out of the winter weather & spend some time with my family on vacation! I don't like to have to rely 100% on hotel food for myself or my family and I also like to have my nutrient-rich filled food on the ready. We chose a very family-friendly resort in the Cayman Islands and we chose a resort that is also not all-inclusive as we like to choose where we eat and I know we'll be exploring fun restaurants around town since we got a bunch of great recommendations.   Planning is everything... Ask ahead of time for suggestions from family and friends or ask Facebook for recommendations. Our friend, Tara has been to the Caymans several times and she knows me so well ...

No Penalties This Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday is here & we are ready for it! Here’s a couple tips when navigating all the eats on game day.. -Spice up veggies or chips (my fav are from Siete Food) with some dips or homemade guac and salsa -I love ordering meat from Grass Roots Coop, especially the rips - is it just me of do things taste better when you know where they’re coming from?! (Use code: Nourish at checkout for $30 0ff + free shipping) -Mother Raw sauces, such as bbq, ranch and ketchup are BIG in my house since I trust them on everything, especially with a toddler (Use code: NAOWELLNESS15 at checkout for 15% off your order!)   We usually put together a Healthy "Cheesy" Bacon Bread Bowl for the big game. ...

All-Natural Tips for Managing Your Anxiety

Everyone's been in a situation where they've felt nervous. The hair on the back of your neck stood up, or your heart began beating too fast. People get nervous for countless different reasons, which is why it's often confused with anxiety. Anxiety is a sometimes-chronic condition that individuals experience within a wide range of intensities. Some may struggle with continually feeling the need to be productive, while others may stay in bed, unable to eat or take care of themselves. If you look for advice, you may hear people tell you to get on medication, but that doesn't always work with health and wellness lifestyles. You might want to ease your anxiety symptoms without getting on any daily or high dosage medications. Although it's important to talk to your doctor ...

Why You Should Invest in Yourself in 2020

Many of us are happy to invest in businesses, the stock market and real estate, but what about investing in ourselves? When we considering investing in ourselves, many of us balk. What value can we get from investing in ourselves?   1. You'll Discover Your Purpose Have you been feeling lost? Has your life become little more than waking up, heading to work and returning home? Maybe you feel like you have no room to complain — you make enough money to feel comfortable, you don't hate your job, you have loved ones you feel close to and yet you feel dissatisfied. Empty.  How do you feel at the end of the day? Do you go to sleep with a smile on your face, knowing you're proud of the day's ...

24-Hour Cancellation Policy

We kindly request that all changes to appointments be made by calling 646-830-4423. Services must be rescheduled or cancelled at least 24 hours prior to your appointment. Cancellations and reschedules made after this time will result in the full price of the session.

We do our very best to accommodate all of our clients. A late arrival may limit our ability to completely deliver your originally scheduled service. Clients who are more than fifteen minutes late for an appointment may forfeit their reservation. Late arrivals resulting in a shortened or forfeited appointment are responsible for the full price of the original scheduled services.

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