Friday Resource Roundup

resource roundup

I thought I’d try something a little different this month and do a weekly resource roundup. I curate a lot of content every week and this is a recap of the best.

Happy reading!

Resource Roundup Week #1

How to distinguish the appropriate water workout for yourself.

4 water workouts for health

 

One patient’s research and observations on float therapy for Fibromyalgia.

Float therapy for Fibrolmyalgia

 

This is worth a roadtrip – some secluded hot springs deep in the forest. If you know of somewhere, let me know.

Forest bathing is good for your health

 

This seems pretty intuitive since less weight equals less load

Losing weight improves knee osteoarthritis

 

Alternatives/additions to traditional therapies for optimal mental health.

Mindful mental health

 

As a lifetime insomniac, I need all the tips I can get. Share this one with someone who can’t turn off that busy mind at night.

Research shows meditation is effective for insomnia

 

All things music and sound are really outside my skillset but I’m fascinated by the effects they have on us.

Sound healing to prevent burnout

 

This is a great article to help you pick a meditation style for yourself.

What Kind of Meditation is Best for You

 

And if you want to read a little more about my health journey and why I teach yoga.

My guest post on the Young, Sick and Invisible blog.

 

Resource Roundup Week #2

 

Resources to help you with your practice this week:

Does an aquatics class, like aqua yoga help you lose weight?As you’d expect, if you eat better too. 

 

Is your self-care regime causing you anxiety?

When did self care become so much work?

 

Is better body awareness always better?

A Good Thing To Know About The Ability To Sense Your Body

 

Tips for slowing things down and getting more out of your life.

21 Ways to Slow Down and Enjoy Your Life More

 

What are the physical benefits of a meditation practice?

It does make most things better

 

Podcast on pelvic floor health with considerations for bigger bodies.

Body Positive Yoga – Pelvic Floor Health

 

Great article on how to be critical reader of yoga research (or any clinical trial really)

Clinical Trial Critique 101

My latest blog post in my neuroplasticity series Neuroplasticity from Aqua Yoga.

 

I’ve been struggling with my pain levels this week so I’ve been using music as a stalwart. No matter how bad it gets, YOU are part of something beautiful!

Alexi Murdoch’s – Something beautiful

Have a beautiful week everyone!

Resource Roundup Week #3

 

The Wall Street Journal looks at several studies to see if exercise improves your mental health.

One study found people who did ‘recreational sports’, like yoga “had a 22.9% reduction in poor mental-health days“.

 

The world’s oldest yoga teacher recently turned 100.

You are never too old for yoga!

 

Since I’ve been doing a series of blog posts on neuroplasticity here’s one from another source.

Neuroscience Reveals How Yoga Benefits Your Brain

 

And some literary comic relief.

What if Charlotte Bronte went to yoga?

 

My work was shared this week on Healthline.

5 Yoga Poses you can do from your couch on painful days. This is an article on practicing yoga with rheumatoid arthritis, but think about how much time you spend sitting around, like now reading this email (hopefully not in your car). If you could transform all those seated moments into yoga practice moments, think about how many possibilities that opens up?

 

If you liked this post, see more of my resource roundup type  posts:

Aqua Yoga for Arthritis Research

Yoga Poetry Ideas

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christa
 

I'm a yoga teacher who specializes in making yoga accessible for those with chronic health conditions in the pool and on land. My teaching style is engaging, responsive and fun.  Read my full bio HERE.

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