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PTSD Professional Perspective: Yoga, Trauma and the Body-Mind by Michele Rosenthal Posted Fri 20 May 2011 10:05am We all know there’s more than one way to heal symptoms of PTSD. As a matter of fact, Dr. Miller spoke about this very subject last night on “Your Life After Trauma’. (Did you miss it? You can listen to the ‘What is PTSD and Can it Be Overcome’ archive here .) Today’s guest post explains how the alternative approach of yoga can help r ... Read on »
Improve Your Posture and Tone Your Back with Yoga by Sara H. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 07 Sep 2011 6:53pm To Sara of Fit by Sara: “What exercises do you recommend I do to improve my bad posture?” Poor posture stems from tight chest muscles and weak upper back muscles. Yoga is the perfect exercise to strengthen and stretch your muscles. Besides improved posture, a consistent yoga practice results in a sexy, toned back. Here are two yoga exercise ... Read on »
because yoga month is all about... yoga, of course! by Joni Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 11:42pm since it's yoga month, why not take a yoga class -- and better yet, bring along a friend! after all. some of these classes will be FREE, while others will be by donation. so not only will your body feel good after class, but your conscience will know that your money went to a good cause! ~~~ FREE yoga-related events ~~~ at 5 point yoga ... Read on »
because yoga month is all about... yoga, of course! by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 11:42pm since it's yoga month, why not take a yoga class -- and better yet, bring along a friend! after all. some of these classes will be FREE, while others will be by donation. so not only will your body feel good after class, but your conscience will know that your money went to a good cause! ~~~ FREE yoga-related events ~~~ at 5 point yoga ... Read on »
Let Yoga Be Thy Salvation: 16 Yoga Postures for a Better Sleep by theselfhealingcoach Posted Mon 10 Sep 2012 5:11pm At night, when I’m lying in bed, tired and still, my body becomes a playground for my misfiring nerves. Starting at the base of my spine and radiating down both legs, I experience unsettling electrical sensations that make me want to kick and stretch and move around and think about that restless leg commercial I used to see at 3 a.m. back in my ... Read on »
5 Good Reasons Why You Should Practice Yoga and Meditation by Dada V. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 10 Jan 2008 12:23pm 4 Comments The practice of yoga and meditation has become increasingly popular in the past few years, but I am sure that there are many people who are still asking themselves, “What’s in it for me?” So, if you have been wondering whether it would be worth your time to start practicing yoga and meditation, I would like to give you five good reasons why it wo ... Read on »
better health through yoga by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:21pm while going through the messages in my e-mailbag, i found a notice from yoga groove studio about their upcoming yoga workshop for those dealing with cancer. since the yoga month 09.2008 festivities start this month in denver, what better time to highlight it as well as other upcoming health-focused workshops? most of them are scheduled for ... Read on »
Adventures in Aerial Yoga by Lindsey G. Posted Tue 10 Jan 2012 7:00pm It’s a new year and I needed something new in my workout routine. I’ve done yoga for a few years but my practice has dwindled since having kids. I want 2012 to be the year yoga returns to my life. While looking for a new yoga studio, I came across an offering for Aerial Yoga. I’ve never taken a dance or gymnastics class be ... Read on »
Why We Don’t Squeeze Our Butt In Backbending Yoga Postures by Kukhahnyoga Facebook Posted Tue 17 Aug 2010 6:35am “Stop Squeezing those pumpkins!” If you ever make it to a class with my teacher and mentor Annie Carpenter she will probably remind you to stop squeezing your butt at least once during backbends. As you probably already guessed, she likes to refer to the buttocks as “pumpkins”. As lovely as a lil’ perky pumpkin shaped butt sounds it ... Read on »
8 Of The Best Office Chair Yoga Exerises: by Carole F. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 2:23pm By Carole Fogarty Editor Rejuvenation Lounge and facilitator of Women’s Rejuvenation Retreats :   Rejuvenate With Yoga: Your body, along with any stiff or sore muscle bits are going to really appreciate the following chair yoga postures.    Release tension from your spine (due to lack of movement or awkward s ... Read on »