Reading Time: < 1 minute By Bhavan Kumar Any posture has some degree of risk. The picture of Virasana brings to mind the contraindications regarding knees and pre-existing knee conditions. What does this have to do with hip replacements? Just getting to the floor after a hip replacement presents some degree of risk and physicians may differ regarding postures they approve. To be […]
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Reading Time: < 1 minute By: Virginia Iversen, M.Ed. Can Yoga be used as an adjunct therapy for addiction recovery? According to the National Sleep Foundation, roughly 60 million Americans have difficulty with some form of insomnia on a regular basis. Insomnia can take the form of problems falling asleep, staying asleep throughout the night and waking up too early. […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute By: Virginia Iversen, M.Ed. How can your students learn to apply mindful breath awareness to life? The warm, balmy months of summer easily lend themselves to teaching Yoga classes in an outdoor environment. Traditionally, Yoga postures and breathing exercises were practiced outside, or at least within the natural confines of a cave, grove of trees or on […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes I struggled with chronic pain and nerve damage for more than fifteen years. I tried every alternative mode of healing, therapy, etc. in hopes of eradicating the pain. I was very fortunate to have worked with highly skilled and, even more importantly, compassionate healers, including my pain management doctor, physical therapists, acupuncturists, massage therapists, and […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes As a mind-body wellness practitioner and yoga teacher, I was bound by joy when I discovered yoga is classified as “sensorimotor psychotherapy” in a PTSD workshop. This was incredibly refreshing and in lieu of this I could really sense the medical and scientific backing of yogic healing. The classification implies direct inquiry into the science […]
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Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s a fact. Human beings like habits. We do things, repeatedly—every day, over and over again. We’re used to it. It makes us feel good; it gives us a sense of comfort and control. We have hundreds of habits that help us get through the day that bring a kind of structure into our lives. […]