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Plantar fasciitis is a painful over-use injury caused by chronic irritation of the sole of the foot due to excessive strain. In this article, my primary emphasis is recommending a series of highly effective yoga asanas that deal directly with the most common causes of this condition. As a multi-pronged attack speeds recovery of this…

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06/08/2020 Roger Cole, Ph.D. is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher trained at the Iyengar Yoga Institutes in San Francisco and Pune. He is also a Stanford University educated scientist with specialties in the science of relaxation, sleep, and circadian rhythms. In the video below, Roger explains why setu bandha and viparita karani are such beneficial poses.…

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Yoga linked to lowered blood pressure with regular practice Lisa Rapaport 5 MIN READ (Reuters Health) – Adults who practice yoga with breathing and relaxation exercises at least three times a week may have lower blood pressure than people who don’t, a research review suggests. For the study, researchers analyzed data from 49 trials with…

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“Great to see yoga therapy taught by people who really know what they’re doing”   Bullet damage, a fractured spine and scoliosis; three people who were suffering from pain and lack of movement turned to a form of yoga taught by B.K.S. Iyengar, and improved the quality of their lives immeasurably UPDATED : Tuesday, 10…

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A comprehensive guide on 18 amazing health benefits of yoga   by Jenn Miller Yoga is becoming more mainstream in western cultures as those who practice it realize the numerous physical, mental, and emotional benefits that come with the ancient art. Science has proven that yoga can have a transformative effect on the body, resulting in…

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Another article that supports the now headlining evidence that taking a Vit D supplement is a good idea.    Vitamin D is understood to be one of the most important nutrients required for the body to function optimally and for an individual to be healthy. It is also famous as the nutrient our body can…

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It’s fascinating to know that the brain is a muscle and there are processes which help it thrive or deteriorate, most particularly, if it doesn’t get the essential fats it needs. The amount of these natural fats we eat needs to increase with age. This, and regular exercise are essential and headstand and shoulderstand are…

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This superb article outlines how the wisdom of the Yoga philosophy can be a profound tool to help guide us back to our unchanging, essential core.    BY GARY KRAFTSOW   Although yoga therapy is a new and emerging profession in the modern world, its roots reach back thousands of years into Vedic teachings and…

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This is a particularly important article, the main significance being the neurological issues this particular type of bad posture can precipitate.   By Lindsey Bever November 20, 2014 (Courtesy of Dr. Ken Hansraj M.D.) The human head weighs about a dozen pounds. But as the neck bends forward and down, the weight on the cervical…

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