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6F Greenbelt Court Discovery Bay, Hong Kong Phone: 60877064 www.fusionhk.com leann@fusionhk.com

October/ November 2009

Fast Fusion Detox

Inside this issue:

Jazz Burns Fat

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Can Our Kids Defend Themselves

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Winning isn’t Everything 3 Is Your neck Pain a Dirty Liver?

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Do the Green Thing

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Fitness Class Schedule

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Is anyone else out there ready to Detox? Feeling FULL, mentally and physically? Do you feel tired, anxious, stressed, edgy? Need caffeine to get you going? Snapping at the kids and the husband? Have you had poor sleep lately? YOU NEED TO DETOX!!!

Hong Kong Pollution

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Meet Julie

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Spicy Chicken Soup Recipe

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Fitness Tips for Motivation  Make a Plan that is realistic to your lifestyle  Find a Training Partner!  Post Motivational quotes beside the bed and on the fridge to get you going and to keep you from eating the leftovers  Find a goal bigger than losing weight and feeling fitter.

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Jazz Dance Burns Fat • M u s i c a l i t y • E x p r e s s i o n • T e c h n i q u e •

Jazz Dance with Alex Sauvegrain body’s incredible potential. We have the beautiful and talented Alex Sauvegrain join us! She offers an amazing class for those who love the essence and joy of Jazz dance. We have Adult and Kids classes! INTEGRATED JAZZ STUDIO (adults)

Tuesday 10:45am-12:00 Thursday 6:30-7:45pm KIDS JAZZ STUDIO (9-11yrs old) is the children’s 60-minute class that instills the same beliefs and strengths that are so necessary to build strong healthy bodies.

is a 75-minute modern jazz workout Friday 3:30-4:30pm designed to improve posture, tone the body, and strengthen muscles Group and individual classes availto the sounds of irresistible rhythms. able for both adults and children at Core training focuses on musicality, FUSION Health & Fitness graceful expression and technique, 6F Greenbelt, Discovery Bay. as well as helping you unlock your "Success is not measured by what you accomplish but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds." Orison Swett Marden

Are our kids too trusting?

Can Our Kids Defend Themselves? Lets face it, a 200 pound, six-foot man can overpower a fifty-five pound child almost any given day. There is no way the kidnapped, assaulted child can fight the brute strength of an adult. This isn’t to say there aren’t any self-defense teachings the child should learn. The best thing a child can have going for them is a protective parent who teaches more than just the common “don’t talk to strangers” rule. Be honest with the children and explain more than just “some people like to hurt little children.” Think up scenarios and rehearse them with your child.. Parents also need to teach their children to yell NO and continue to yell. Teaching this may seem like a foreign concept to many parents. The thing is, many don’t know how to use it in situations with other adults. There is a fine line between being polite and respectful to an adult and knowing when to back away and say no to unwanted attention

or touch. It is the child’s body and they should have the right to say who can and can’t touch them. By teaching this to them in a known, controlled environment, they will have a better chance of doing the same in the unknown. If they are cornered, is there some type of weapon they can use? The child may be too small to hit the assailant upside the head but a good whack to the knees; arch of the foot or toes can sometimes slow the “bad guy” down. One of the most important things a parent needs to make clear to the child is to run away and put as much distance as possible between them and their assailant if they become free.

Fusion Self Defense Course for Kids This very unique course has been created by LeAnn Stanhope from the techniques that she learned during her time in the Canadian Military Police. The content of this course is not allowed to be taught in Canada as it is reserved only for the Police forces. This course is fantastic for kids, Mums and Dads who are not tough or aggressive by nature. The skills taught in this workshop require little strength and are designed to get an attacker to stop long enough for you to get away. It is a fun, interactive workshop that includes, pressure points, martial arts and holds that will help you to get out of a sticky situation.

For more of this article visit: http://www.essortment.com/all/ unarmedselfdef_rlkr.htm

Next Workshop Thursdays 4:30pm Nov 12th, 19th, 26th and Dec 3rd Contact LeAnn to register leann@fusionhk.com


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Kung Fu Teaches Winning isn’t Everything Children from ages 5 to 12 can benefit from Kung Fu because it not only teaches them self-defense, but develops important mental, social, emotional and behavioral skills such as:

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Memorization Concentration Critical thinking Self discipline Confidence Self-esteem Perseverance Respect for others Lifelong healthy living habits

The positive skills young children develop through Kung Fu training can then carry over into other pursuits in their lives and lead to effective study and work habits that will follow them throughout their life as they grow up and advance through their schooling and enter their careers as adults. Traditional Kung Fu training is ideal for the non-athletic type. There are many who do not care for team sports. Some may have self confidence problems because they are small, uncoordinated, shy, or afraid of being pushed around. Pressure to perform well can lead to

even greater loss of self esteem. The advantage of Kung Fu instruction is that it can be individualized. It can help a child develop confidence without worrying about winning. Kung Fu training also exposes them to Chinese culture, as they study the art of self defense. Fusion offers Kids Kung Fu Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:45pm—6pm. See schedule on the back of the newsletter for class times. Contact leann@fusionhk.com for an enrollment form

WuFei is the very talented Kung Fu instructor from Shanghai.

Your Neck Pain Could Actually be a Dirty Liver Got a pain in the neck? I know it is the season for family to visit but I’m not talking about them. I’m talking about that neck or back that goes out at the least convenient time.

of the neck, a congested liver is sometimes the culprit when conventional treatment does not seem to be making a difference. A sore knee is sometimes simply a sore knee. However in some Often we assume that if our neck cases if an injury has not ocis sore that we need a chiroprac- curred and the biomechanics of the body and gait are normal, tor or a good massage. That is this is not the case. A sore knee not always the case I’m afraid. where the kneecap joins the Sometimes a look at the diet is main bone of the leg, could be what is needed with some of these chronic pains. In the case an indicator of a vitamin or min-

eral deficiency like selenium and vitamin E. Fusion Health & Fitness Sports Massage is a unique combination of massage, physical therapy, stretch, strengthening and nutrition. We look at the whole person and try help you work on the underlying cause of your pain. To book an appointment leann@fusionhk.com

Do the Green Thing Green Thing is a public service that inspires people to lead a greener life. With the help of brilliant videos and inspiring stories from creative people and community members around the

world, Green Thing focuses on seven things you can do - and enjoy doing. Join people from 202 countries doing their green things and making a difference. For more information on how you can do the Green Thing check out their website: www.dothegreenthing.com

Global Citizenship My country is the world, and my religion is to do good


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Hong Kong Air Pollution Equal Record High From “The Independent” Monday 26th October 2009

Hong Kong Skyline

Clean Air in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is 7,000 particles/liter. Hong Kong this week has been between 900,000 and 1.4million

some medical conditions. Pollution has in recent years become an increasing health and economic headache for the auHong Kong air pollution has equaled a record high registered thorities in the city of seven milin 2000, triggering a warning for lion. Emissions from the factory people with heart or respiratory belt in southern China over Hong Kong's northern border illnesses, the Environmental Protection Department said Sat- combined with local emissions from power plants and transport urday. A pall of smog hung to generate a thick haze over the over the city, restricting views across the world famous Victoria city for large parts of last year. Harbour as pollutants built up Here at Fusion Health & Fitdue to a lack of wind. ness we have a $40,000 polluRoadside air pollution readings reached a "very high" reading of tion particle scanner at our dis174 overnight in Central district, posal to make sure we are adeequaling a record set nine years quately terrified everyday about what we are breathing. ago. When the index exceeds 101, "persons with existing heart We have an IQ Air running at or respiratory illnesses are adall times at the Studio to vised to reduce physical exertion ensure the cleanest air in and outdoor activities", the deHong Kong to workout in! partment said. Air pollution levels were forecast Follow us on Twitter and find to remain very high Saturday. The problem of air pollution in out whether it is really really foggy or whether it is pollution! Hong Kong prompted Australia To give you an example of what earlier this year to include a is clean— A good day in the health alert in its advice to travel- Canadian Rocky Mountains is lers to the southern Chinese city, 7,000 particles/liter . The last warning that it could aggravate week in Hong Kong has been

between 900,000 and 1.4million particles/liter!!! It won’t solve the pollution crisis but we have become the DB Distributor for IQ Air Purifiers which I think are the best in the world. We get an amazing discount and can therefore offer the cheapest price in Hong Kong! These purifiers measure 0 particles/liter by the way. The HealthPro 250 takes out even odours and viruses. For more information on IQ Air and the Huge Fusion Discount with FREE delivery contact LeAnn Stanhope leann@fusionhk.com

www.iqair.com.hk

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Strong doggy odour Hot spots Bad breath Allergic skin diseases Dull coat These appear as evidence that a dogs immune system is under threat. Over five years we have tested many dogs

food, canned or dry, and in most cases the dogs showed very low levels of the essential Vitamins necessary to provide a balanced diet. Canine Boost addresses the concern that commercial pet food is not a balanced diet and will not keep your dog healthy. Canine Boost is rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin D, Vitamin A and also Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. Vitamin A aids in the growth and repair of body tissue, especially the skin and linings of the Mucous membranes, it also promotes good eyesight. Vitamin D

is crucial for growth and maintenance of Teeth and Bones, as well as heart function. Vitamin E from Wheat germ oil is a powerful antioxidant and free radical scavenger and can eliminate the oxidative byproducts of metabolism that play a role in allergic skin disorders. WEIGHT MAINTENANCE Canine Boost may be used as a weight loss agent by regulating Sodium balance, dispersing a dogs water retention and promoting fat breakdown.

Check out their website and buy online www.canineboost.com or at Fusion Health & Fitness


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Body Talk NOW at Fusion Health & Fitness BodyTalk is a system of healthcare based on the principle that lines of communication between cells and systems within a biological organism can become imbalanced and need to be reset. BodyTalk accomplishes this through resynchronizing the body and all its parts into an efficient, cohesive unit. Julie Bolduc is a Canadian Registered Holistic Nutritionist

(RHN) and BodyTalk System™ (Applied Kinesiology) Practitioner. Julie has over 15 years of experience in alternative healthcare and specializes in the treatment of children, including those with special needs such as ADHD, Autism / Aspergers and Learning Difficulties. Prior to arriving in Hong Kong, Julie had a successful practice in Europe with an international client base

and was a senior BodyTalk™ consultant for the Family Hope Center in France treating severely brain injured children. Julie also works with parents on lifestyle programs for weight loss, digestive problems, hormonal imbalances, stress management and depression. For more information contact Julie by email bolducjulianne@gmail.com

Rock the Abs Before the Kids Get Up! I am a morning person. I really like getting up and getting my workout over with first thing in the morning. Turns out there are many like minded people here in DB! When I started the Body IQ class Thursday mornings at 6am I thought there would be 1 or two interested. I was stunned to see 6 on the first day. This

class is about a good stretch and a good workout for the important areas—ABS! With a more subtle thrashing of the butt, thighs and upper body. We combine Pilates, yoga, martial arts, stretching and a few laughs to make a cracker of a class that you will remember the next day when you try and sit up in bed. It is also a great

time to talk about nutrition questions and training tips that might help you with your training program at home. Bring a friend and try it out! First class is FREE! Thursdays 6am

Belly Dancing Your Way to Sexy Curves Belly dancing is a hip new way of staying fit in a fun and supportive atmosphere. It appeals to anyone looking for a way to break out of his or her old fitness routine. Belly dancing tones muscle while accentuating curves and can be learned by dancers of all fitness levels. Do a Belly Roll * Stand straight, with your knees relaxed, and put your hands on your hips. * Suck in your diaphragm while you relax your pelvic muscles. * Relax the diaphragm while tightening the pelvic muscles. * Repeat over and over in a flowing manner, while imagining that your navel is making a full rotation: down, in, up and out.

Belly Dance for Fitness * Wear the right clothes. Belly dancing clothing is suggested, but anything loose and comfortable will do when you're just getting started. Belly dancing is performed barefooted. *Trim your midsection, thighs and hips while learning to shimmy. Belly dancing is noncompetitive and stress-free. * Get out what you put in. Depending on the length and frequency of your sessions you can get a body-shaping workout that firms and tones while strengthening muscles. Because belly dancing is low-impact, chance of

injury is rare so dancers of all ages and health levels can reap the benefits. * Improve your posture and balance through belly dancing by building abs and strengthening back muscles. Learning to control abdominal muscles takes practice and many strengthening exercises can be done anywhere, anytime.

Try out Bellydancing and Egyptian Fatburner at Fusion Health and Fitness on Tuesday and Friday Mornings See Schedule for more details

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Fusion Fitness Classes Integrated Jazz Studio with Alex – Term Enrollments An integrated 75-minute modern jazz workout designed to improve posture, tone the body and strengthen muscles to the sounds of irresistible rhythms. Core training focuses on musicality, graceful expression and technique, as well as helping you unlock your body’s incredible potential. Kidz Jazz Studio (8-10yrs old) with Alex – Term Enrollments The children's 60-min class that instills the same beliefs and strengths that are so necessary to build strong healthy bodies. Gentle Yoga Stretch with JJ 6F Greenbelt Court Saturday Morning Yoga for those new to Yoga or for those who would like to have a great stretch! Egyptian Fatburner with LeAnn 6F Greenbelt Court Burn fat and have a Great workout with bellydance moves. Body IQ with LeAnn 6F Greenbelt Court Improve your posture and flexibility while stabilizing your joints. Lengthen and strengthen your upper and lower body, rebalance your whole body and kill the abs! Kids Kung Fu with Wu Fei 6F Greenbelt Court This wonderful non contact martial art will teach them strength, grace and discipline. They will also have fun and learn some Mandarin words as well. Yoga Stretch with Wu Fei 6F Greenbelt Court Great for those who are looking to improve flexibility! Learn some gentle yoga moves and enjoy the deeply relaxing breathing exercises. Kung Fu Kickboxing with Wu Fei 6F Greenbelt Court This new Class is one of WuFei’s favorite classes to teach. It will hit every inch of you in one hour and is a great way to change it up. Buy a 10 class card for $1500 and save $500!

Catherine's Spicy Chicken Soup 2 quarts water 8 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons dried parsley 1 tablespoon onion powder 5 cubes chicken bouillon 3 tablespoons olive oil1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 (16 ounce) jar chunky salsa 2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes 1 (14.5 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed tomato soup 3 tablespoons chili powder 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 2 (16 ounce) cans chili beans, undrained

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In a large pot over medium heat, combine water, chicken, salt, pepper, garlic powder, parsley, onion powder and bouillon cubes. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 1 hour, or until chicken juices run clear. Remove chicken, reserve broth. Shred chicken. 2.

In a large pot over medium heat, cook onion and garlic in olive oil until slightly browned. Stir in salsa, diced tomatoes, whole tomatoes, tomato soup, chili powder, corn, chili beans, sour cream, shredded chicken and 5 cups broth. Simmer 30 minutes.

Cook Time: 30

Minutes

Ready In: 45

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Prep Time: 15

Minutes

Servings: 8

Contact Us 6F Greenbelt Court, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong Phone: 60877064 www.fusionhk.com leann@fusionhk.com


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