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MCTD and Yoga

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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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How to Choose a Yoga Class with Chronic Illness

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How to Choose a Yoga Class with Chronic Illness, my second guest post for the lupus blog, Despite Lupus,  was published today. Here’s two excerpts, “Maybe you’ve been wanting to try yoga and you’re a bit intimidated by the language you don’t recognize, or incense and sitar music. Just like any field – knitting, sky […]

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Overcome internet trolls with metta meditation and journaling

I got my first internet troll/hater this week.  It was really only a problem because they really pushed one of my buttons – The you don’t have a chronic illness button.  Those of you reading this probably know exactly what I’m talking about – those people who after you put yourselves out there, say you […]

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Yoga Poses for Lupus Flares

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Yoga Poses for Lupus Flares – Restorative chest openers The team that conducted the original Yoga for Arthritis research protocol has been working on a similar study for minority populations.  That study is winding down and they are looking to develop a study focusing on yoga for lupus.  In talking to them recently about the […]

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