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Olive Strikes A Pose

One truth about yoga is this: Yoga looks different on every body. One version of a yoga pose is not better or more advanced than another. Often, yoga beginners worry about the picture of the pose. They want to do the pose “perfectly.” As with most things in life, this always isn’t possible.

One of the (many) benefits of yoga is when you allow yourself to find the ease in your body and mind, the poses will be a lot easier to do.

As a National Strength and Conditioning Association-certified personal trainer, Angela Salveo has taught a variety of group fitness classes, including spinning, boot camp and yoga. She offers some step-by-step instructions for several popular yoga poses.

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Olive Oyl Goes Bald for Worthy Cause

Olive Oyl was honored to join other famous cartoon characters from all around the world in going bald to spread the message that a child with cancer deserves to be seen just like any other child. This wonderful project is called Bald Cartoons and the campaign originated in Brazil to raise awareness about the self-consciousness some young cancer patients feel after they lose their hair during treatment.

 

 

Keep reading to see Olive Oyl bald in support of children with cancer.

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Live Olive: Chester, Illinois … The Town Where It All Began!

Amber Ray, blogger of “Rant and Roam,” recently made a spontaneous road trip to Chester, Ill., the quaint riverside town where Elzie Segar created “Thimble Theatre” and the place where the legendary romance between Popeye and Olive Oyl began.

Amber was accompanied by her boyfriend, and no trip would be complete without a stop at the home of the Official Popeye Fan Club, Spinach Can Collectibles! They documented the trip with a series of photos that capture the charm and simple beauty of Chester while also showing their playful sides … Popeye and Olive Oyl would be so proud!

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