I love teaching people about our bodies – the mechanics of how our muscles work together, how to read the signals our bodies send and how to use movement, breath and relaxation to bring our bodies back to balance. Integrated Positional Therapy (IPT) is one tool for this, as are yoga and mindfulness. Reiki is […]
My kiddo helps me demonstrate School Bus Stop Sign Arms, & two other simple posture exercises. Check out this month’s Problem Solving Stretches column in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.Your shoulders will thank you. Your mom will be proud, too. Look for me in the Gazette’s Health section the second Tuesday of every month.
Sharing Katherine Martinko ‘s post on TreeHugger about the benefits of even just a few minutes of daily yoga. Give it a try! What 7 Minutes of Daily Yoga Can Do For You
As reported in the New York Times on April 10th, a study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology found that people who get less than 4,000 steps per day developed metabolic problems which exercise didn’t address. Sitting for More Than 13 Hours a Day May Sabotage the Benefits of Exercise
Are you sitting down? Chances are, the answer is yes. In today’s Daily Hampshire Gazette Health section, I offer two antidotes to low back pain. Locals, pick up a copy of today’s Gazette & look for me on B1 below the fold. To see more photos demonstrating reclining chair and the front pocket stretch, find […]
What a joy to teach Reiki in Serenity Yoga‘s new space! Still glowing from this past weekend.
Forget breakfast in bed. This Mother’s Day, give mom a gift certificate for yoga, Reiki, or body work. Help her cultivate comfort! Purchase online by Wednesday, May 8th for a personalized gift certificate mailed to your recipient in time for Mother’s Day. Gift Certificates for Yoga, Reiki & IPT Bodywork
This article on Mindful.org nicely summarizes nicely the work of Dr Feidel Zeidan and others about how well mindfulness works for pain relief.
I love living in a time where the effects of mindfulness, Reiki, yoga, and other health therapies are studied. I hope to live to see the day when these practices are considered as basic necessities, like brushing our teeth. Check out this accessible article in Scientific American, summarizing recent research into the effects of mindfulness […]
Susan Valentine will be teaching this week while I take some family time. Please join her for Gentle Yoga at Hadley Yoga Studio this Friday 4/19 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Gentle postures designed to bring your body into balance, varied to meet your needs. Breathing, mindfulness, and humor. Hadley Yoga Studio at Hadley Health Center 234 Russell St […]