Category Archives: Wellness

Watching Birds, Trees is Good for Mental Health

According to a study led by University of Exeter researcher Daniel Cox, people living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress. Dr. Cox and his colleagues from the University … Continue reading

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Moving into Being

“If your legs let you down you can still dance with your hands and reach those forgotten parts of living in the process. Rosetta Life at St Michael’s Hospice, Hereford,UK.”

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B.K.S. Iyengar–Hatha Yoga Demonstration

After a few years of practicing Kripalu style hatha yoga, in the late 70’s I switched to Iyengar style as I the sequences fit me better and the teachers seemed to have a more in-depth knowledge of Hatha Yoga. I … Continue reading

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Why I dance…

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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect … Continue reading

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Minako Seki – Performance: Butoh Dance

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Evidence based Yoga 2

Yoga is a mind and body practice in complementary medicine with origins in ancient Indian philosophy. Part two of evidence based Yoga: Carpal tunnel syndrome A randomized, single-blind controlled trial of 42 patients with carpal tunnel syndrome assigned subjects to … Continue reading

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