Yoga and neuroplasticity

yoga and neuroplasticity

Have you ever seen a picture of Homunculus man? He’s a visual representation of our bodies based on how much of our brain is dedicated to processing information from those individual body parts.  So our mouth, and our hands take up almost all of our brain’s processing power, while our arms and legs only get […]

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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 […]

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The Science of Self Care and Aqua Yoga

the science of self care

The Science of Self Care and Aqua Yoga Last month Yoga Journal published an article titled The Science of Self Care (and Yoga).  While I do have some problems with Yoga Journal because they don’t represent the diversity of people who practice yoga.  Nor do they do enough to help audiences that aren’t already professional […]

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MCTD and Yoga

mctd and yoga

If you’re one of my yoga students, I might have mentioned that I have arthritis or lupus.  That’s usually how I explain my health status in the interest of time.  My current diagnosis is actually Mixed Connective Tissue Disease which is a rare combination connective tissue disease. I’m very open about the fact the I […]

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There was a time I believed life was over for me…

over for me

Yesterday was Rheumatic Disease Awareness Day, #rheumday, sponsored by The Rheumatic Patient Association.   Even though I’m very public with my health status, because my diseases are invisible, many people are not aware of my struggles.  Rheumatoid arthritis is something I’ve been living with since I was a teen even though my ‘official’ diagnosis was […]

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