Malas for Your Mamas
With Mother’s Day approaching Sunday, May 10, create something meaningful for the special mothers in your life. As part of CIVANA’s personal growth and discovery programs our mala making class allows you to take home…Read now
At Home Full Moon Ceremony
BY AMANDA GRANT, CIVANA CHIEF WELLNESS OFFICER If you are unable to join in celebratory circle with us at CIVANA, fear not. You can still enjoy your own ceremony wherever you are in the world.…Read now
BY: ANNA BROWN, EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF Mexican Wedding Cookies Regular or Vegan Ingredients: 2 ¼ C all purpose flour 1 tsp. vanilla bean paste 1 ¼ C butter or vegan butter 1 C pecans chopped…Read now
BY: JUSTIN MACY, CIVANA EXECUTIVE CHEF & DEBBY LARSEN, TUCSON LIFESTYLE HOME & GARDEN EDITOR AND CONTRIBUTING WELLNESS GUIDE. Everyday the culinary team at CIVANA creates a daily made from scratch soup made with local,…Read now
Friends of CIVANA – Inspiring the Path of Wellness
Guest teachers, visiting tastemakers, and fellow wellness travelers both fuel our inspiration and broaden our perspective at CIVANA. Here are just a few of our most recent guest contributors. If you are interested in joining…Read now
Mindful Media Consumption & Family in Times of Uncertainty
By: ADRIANNA COSTA, CORRESPONDENT, WEATHER CHANNEL'S LOCAL NOW Follow her stories at @AdriannaCosta and @LocalNow From the perspective of a seasoned journalist, what advice might you give on conscious media consumption as it pertains to…Read now
Baking 101: Gluten Free Flours
BY: ANNA BROWN, EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF All-purpose flour (AP) is one of the most common ingredients in baking and cooking. However, many guests at CIVANA are looking for gluten free (GF) options due to celiac…Read now
10 Minute Yoga Flow Practice
Contributing Wellness Guide, Sara Quiriconi of LiveFreeWarrior.com shares this virtual, intermediate 10 minute Flow Yoga session. Sara, an author, cancer survivor and longtime yogi, recently stayed at CIVANA and shared her approach to detoxing your…Read now
Tree to Table – Baking with Ancient Beans
BY: ANNA BROWN, EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF & DEBBY LARSEN, TUCSON LIFESTYLE HOME & GARDEN EDITOR AND CONTRIBUTING WELLNESS GUIDE. Ancient Sonoran Desert Dwellers: Hohokam Indians The beautiful land that CIVANA now resides on was once…Read now
Create Your Own Gratitude & Intention Circles
BY: MARIAH SECREST, FITNESS INSTRUCTOR & WELLNESS GUIDE Rituals are part of the human fiber. From the earliest periods of human interaction, tribes have engaged in rituals that help mark the passing of significant events…Read now
- Seek the opportunity to press pause, slow down, recharge.
- “Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.” -Amit Ray
- Take a moment to discover and enjoy your surroundings.
- That Friday feeling. It’s time to indulge… enjoy a healthy cocktail featuring seasonal and fresh ingredients.
- “Nature is our greatest spiritual teacher.” -Oprah Winfrey