“At its core, pain is just something that hurts or makes you say ouch,” says Karen Davis, a senior scientist at the Krembil Brain Institute in Toronto. “Everything else is the outcome of the pain, how it then impacts your emotions, your feelings, your behaviors.” Jon Hamilton, NPR Correspondent www.npr.org/sections/health-shots This NPR Health Shots report looks […]
“Pain-trait encompasses the traditional factors that scientists already believe increase the severity of chronic pain, such as catastrophizing about pain and fear of pain. Individuals with this dimension were more likely to report worse pain. “Emote-trait, however, appeared to be protective; this dimension includes optimism, lower levels of neuroticism, and a capacity for mindfulness. “According to […]
This article on Mindful.org summarizes nicely the work of Dr Feidel Zeidan and others about how well mindfulness works for pain relief.
Series: Yoga Solutions for Painless Living begins September 12 at Serenity Yoga in South Hadley 6 class series Thursdays 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. September 12 – October 17. Do you struggle with recurring pain? Are you simply tired of daily aches and pains? In this 6 week series, we will: Practice specific yoga sequences for low […]
The Seven Of Pentacles Under a sky the color of pea soup she is looking at her work growing away there actively, thickly like grapevines or pole beans as things grow in the real world, slowly enough. If you tend them properly, if you mulch, if you water, if you provide birds that eat insects […]
Taylor Haaf will teach this week’s Slow Flow Yoga Wednesday 6/19 11:30- 12:30 at Serenity Yoga South Hadley. Susan Valentine will teach this week’s Gentle Yoga Remedies Friday 6/21 10:00 – 11:30 at Hadley Yoga Studio I’ll be back next week!
“So, if 10,000 steps has been feeling out of reach to you, it may be time reset those factory settings on your fitness tracker. Instead, try to hit at least 4,400 a day, along with daily activities that you enjoy. And stick to it.” Did you know? The idea of 10,000 steps was initiated by […]
Slow Flow Yoga Wednesdays 11:30- 12:30 at Serenity Yoga South Hadley. Accessible postures connected through breath and fluid movement. Varied to meet your needs, in a safe, supportive practice. Based on the principles of Integrated Positional Therapy (IPT). Designed to bring your body into balance. All levels welcome! Come play! Gentle Yoga Remedies Fridays 10:00 – 11:30 […]
“You’re not in pain because you’re older. You’re in pain because you’ve been crooked for a long time.” Lee Albert
Do you suffer from recurring pain in your low back? You’re not alone. 1 in 4 adults experience low back pain. Thankfully, yoga can help! The postures in this class are suitable for all levels. Reserve your spot today. Practice specific postures to relieve low back pain Learn gentle stretches & 90-second muscle release techniques […]