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How Movement Classes Reduce Pain

How Movement Classes Reduce Pain

 Pain conditions change the body, creating deep muscle tension, restricting the breath, and raising levels of stress hormones. Therapeutic movement classes can shift these biological responses to pain, reducing suffering and helping to create health. Gentle, mindful...

How to Think More Clearly

How to Think More Clearly

 Mental clarity and general brain function can be affected by depression, disease, dysfunction, and general aging. Symptoms can include brain fog, frequent inability to think of the right word, forgetfulness, insomnia, and chronic restlessness. There are many ways to...

How Movement Classes Help Manage Pain

How Movement Classes Help Manage Pain

 Pain conditions change the body, creating deep muscle tension, restricting the breath, and raising levels of stress hormones. Yoga and other systems of therapeutic movement can shift these biological responses to pain, reducing suffering and helping to create health....

Savvy Self-Care

Savvy Self-Care

 The fundamentals of taking care of yourself are sleeping, eating, and practicing self care. Getting enough sleep is crucial for vitality, mental sharpness, and emotional regulation. Eating well fuels the body for activity, supports healthy organ function, and also...

Treating Arthritis

Treating Arthritis

 Arthritis is a very common cause of joint pain, usually caused by worn cartilage that no longer keeps enough of a cushion between the bones of the joint. This in turn causes pain, inflammation, and stiffness. Treatment for arthritis either supports the health of the...

Restorative Yoga

 Restorative Yoga is about relaxing into each pose, allowing the earth to hold you completely. Using props like blankets, bolsters, and blocks, the body is fully supported so that you can release layer after layer of tension. This resets the nervous system toward rest...

Go for a Walk

Go for a Walk

 Our bodies are made to move, and specifically, to walk. We are fundamentally designed to use our feet to move from one place to another. This means that, on a biological level, walking activates important physical processes and balances our bodies in important and...

What is Yamuna® Body Rolling?

What is Yamuna® Body Rolling?

 Yamuna® Body Rolling is a self-care and self-conditioning technique that uses specialized therapy balls to treat specific body parts. It is able to address multiple layers of tissue, including skin, fascia, muscle, and bone, as well as work with connective tissues,...