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Chef, yoga teacher, integrative nutritionist, and leader of Gentle Cleanse online course Jennifer Iserloh lets us in on what she keeps stashed in her bag for before and after practice. Like what you see? Sign up for her 7-day detox to get more of her favorite health-promoting tips. The program features 3 weeks of delicious, body-recharging meal plans to revitalize you from the inside out.
Trader Joe’s Wasabi Almonds
Trader Joe’s wasabi almonds bring together the heat of wasabi peas and the sweet crunch of almonds, making them a perfect after-practice snack for Iserloh. “I’m a spice fiend so these almonds are my fave, since they have serious spicy wasabi flavor,” she says.
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Yogi Tea Egyptian Licorice Tea
Iserloh never leaves the house without tea. “Sometimes after a yoga class, especially in the winter, I want something to warm me up when leaving the studio,” she says. “This is my caffeine-free pick, since after 3 pm, caffeine is off the menu for a sound night’s sleep.”
Vetyver Jo Malone Cologne
Vetyver’s Jo Malone cologne is a mysterious blend of citrus, lavender, and basil, with a woody base of sandalwood. “I adore the earthy smell of this simple cologne,” Iserloh says. “It’s so grounding and not overly sweet. It always makes me feel fresh and clean after hopping out of the shower.”
Yogitoes Mystique Oceana Mat Towel
Iserloh doesn’t typically travel with a mat, but she does carry this Yogitoes non-skid towel that she uses as a roll during Savasana. “I have a very sore neck and shoulder from working in restaurant kitchens, and I like to have this towel to form into a neck roll or to cover my shoulder,” she says. “And in the summer, I use it on the beach for a towel – or impromptu yoga session!”
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L’Occitane Organic Shea Butter
“Nothing moisturizes like shea butter, so I’ve always got this little guy to rub on dry fingers, heels, and knees!” Iserloh says. L’Occitane’s organic, fair-trade shea butter from Burkina Faso keeps all skin areas smooth and soft, even your hair!
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