Yoga as Therapy

Yoga Postures for Allergy Season

  It’s that time of year! Are allergy symptoms plaguing you? Engaging in a regular yoga practice lowers stress and supports the immune system. It also improves overall health including the entire respiratory system. While yoga is not a cure, it can really help to support and manage your

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Detox Time! (Health&Wellness)

Spring is a time when nature reawakens and rejuvenates. It is also a time when we, too, search for renewal. One of the best ways to clean up your body and mind is with a safe, healthy and comprehensive detox program that incorporates meaningful movement and thought,

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The Breath, a Wave

              The breath, a wave.  Fills me. Timed by that wisdom  Which also empties me.  Which also returns the wave to the ocean. The breath,  That wisdom,  Like a wave,  Moves my spine  As I pose And wait for it to

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Psoas 101 

  In an effort to keep us mobile through last year’s Valentine’s Day blizzard, my husband injured his back and landed himself in serious pain. In the past 3 weeks we have seen chiropractors, massage therapists, an acupuncturist and eventually the pain management clinic. The two words we

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Yoga for Cold and Flu

When under the weather, Yoga can add a bit of comfort and opening to the body. Asanas help circulate lymp fluid and assist lymphatic drainage, strenthening the immune system. Twists nourish the spine and internal heat created by movement helps rid the body of viruses, breaking down static

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Stress Much?

  Stress can affect your body, mind, emotions, and behavior. Awareness of stress symptoms is the first step in lessening the impact. Stress that is not addressed can contribute to many health problems. For many, stress is the norm. When we are stressed, breathing tends to be

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Inspirational Story- Overcoming

Yes….this is the same guy! Injured American paratrooper, Arthur Boorman, came home from the Gulf war with chronic back and knee problems.   Doctors told him that he would never be able to walk unassisted again. Believing this, he spent the next 15 years debilitated. He gained weight

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The Health Benefits of Yoga

  Yoga has been practiced for more than 5,000 years, and currently, close to 11 million Americans are enjoying its health benefits. Yoga can hardly be called a trend.(Adapted from Web MD article. See link at bottom of page.) Yoga and Flexibility When some people think of

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Yoga for Endometriosis

Endometriosis can be a debilitating disorder. It affects more than 5.5 million females in the United States, and over 70 million worldwide.  Endometriosis is a gynecological medical condition in which endometrial tissue (cells from the lining of the uterus) migrates outside of the uterus, most commonly to

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Migraine Help

A migraine is more than just a really bad headache. Most headaches are musculoskeletal in origin. Migraines: intense pulsing or throbbing pain on one or both sides of the head, possible nausea and vomiting, light and/or sound sensitivity, visual disturbances and distortions. Routine activities are usually halted and medications

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