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Yoga for Breast Cancer

How Yoga works as a complementary therapy for patients with breast cancer   Quick links: – What is breast cancer – Current cancer treatments – Yoga as a complementary therapy – The benefits of Yoga as a complementary therapy   Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide, representing 12% of all new

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Yoga and Ayurveda for Psychosomatic Disorders

Yoga and Ayurveda for Psychosomatic Disorders By Sara Ponte Yoga as a therapy for Psychosomatic Disorder (PSD) has been practiced for many centuries in India, and has only recently been used to treat this condition in other countries.   What is a Psychosomatic Disorder? Psychosomatic Disorder, also known as “somatic symptoms” or “somatoform” disorder, represents

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Yoga for Trauma

Yoga for Trauma by Gayle Newbolt Anyone who has experienced a traumatic event can be left vulnerable to developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and other trauma related illness. According to current research, between 50 to 60 percent of all Americans will experience trauma at some point in their life. Seemingly commonplace incidents such as

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Yoga for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Yoga for Children with Cerebral Palsy by Dara Ryan Introduction Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect movement and occur when the child’s brain is damaged during pregnancy, labor or in the first 3 years of infancy. There are many associated effects of CP ranging from bone deformities to intellectual disability. Hence

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Arm Balancing with Lalit

Arm Balancing and Core Strengthening Practice with Lalit Practice with Lalit as he takes you step by step through some of the key poses to build core strength and establish your arm balancing practice During this 25 minute practice you’ll flow through: – Bakasana – Eka pada karnapidasana a – Eka pada karnapidasana b –

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Yoga Practices For Insomnia

Yoga, Meditation and Pranayama for Insomnia and Sleep Disorders By Laura?????? What is Sleep? Sleep is defined in Wikipedia as a “naturally recurring state characterised by reduced or absent consciousness, relatively suspended sensory activity, and inactivity of nearly all voluntary muscles”. Sleep plays a significant role in brain development. Sleep enables the brain to perform

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Yoga for PTSD

Yoga and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by Amy Bernard “Recent Research has unveiled the fact that our bodies have great capacity, when it comes to storing bad memories. The body processes some of these memories and the rest is passed onto our nervous system where it rests on our spine untreated for several years to

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Yoga For Children With Autism

A discussion on the benefits of Yoga for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. By Anna McColl What is Autism? Autism Spectrum Disorder (also known as ASD) is a range of highly complex, lifelong developmental difficulties which affect how a child (or adult) relates to and communicates with other people and how he or she sees

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Yoga for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

  The somatics and bioenergetics of anxiety and panic attacks, and how asana, pranayama and meditation can bring about positive change.   “In the minds of many people in the West, Yoga is associated primarily with strange contortions of the body, but the major focus of Yoga is actually the modification of one’s relationship to

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Spinal Twisting With Lalit

Practice Here you can follow our school founder Lalit through this short spinal twisting sequence. This sequence can be practiced anytime, but is particularly great in the morning to rejuvenate your spine and energise your body. For more practice videos with Lalit subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Spinal Twists Twisting asanas, like all types of poses

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