Understand and Prevent Shoulder Injuries

The shoulders are a tension hot spot. This makes interesting reading…. BY Doug Keller ON March 26, 2014 This shoulder-strengthening, chest-opening asana routine targets injuries in the rotator cuff and restores muscular balance. No surgery required! Each time you lift your arms, your shoulder muscles—both big and small—initiate a dance full of subtle nuances. The…

How yoga helps leaders stay on top

Yoga helps bring out the best in you, and here are some examples… Posted by Kath Walters on Friday, 21 March 2014 in Griffins Hill Blog When Chloe Munro walks into the Canberra headquarters of the Clean Energy Regulator she wants to fill its floors with positive energy. As chief executive, she believes part of…

The Yoga Therapist Will See You Now

This is a good example of how yoga therapy is becoming increasingly recognised in the wider community and the medical profession.   Amanda Koster for The New York Times FLEX TIME Lynn Hughes, left, an assistant therapeutic yoga instructor, and a client, Barbara Morgan, at the Yoga Barn in Issaquah, Wash. Ms. Morgan’s goal is…

Stretching Boundaries

This youtube link follows the transformative power of yoga through the eyes of 3 Kenyan teachers on the Africa Yoga Project. They talk about being exposed to a lot of harshness, about a reality where you maybe forced to be married early, high exposure to drugs, violence… And about the power of yoga in transforming,…

Protect the Sacroiliac Joints

This is a highly informative article on how to work with the sacroiliac joints safely. For some specialists, SI pain is a mysterious phenomenon. Learn some theories about its origin as well as practical ways to help your students prevent or treat SI problems. By Roger Cole Figure 1 The SI Joint View in Detail…