12 10, 2013

Cupping for Pain Relief & Rehabilitation

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Cupping for Pain Relief: Also known as Myofascial Release or Myofascial Decompression Myofascial decompression or cup therapy is a form of myofascial release. To understand release of the fascia we must understand fascia and it's role in the body. Fascia: We have extensive information about the myofascial tracks or trains

28 08, 2013

Mental Balance: Daily Yoga Practice (II)

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Ever feel out of mental balance is out of sorts? Stressed? Anxious?  You wouldn’t be human if you haven’t. What happens? Heart races, stomach tightens up, perspiration, shallow breath. Suddenly you’re in the thralls of a physiological “stress response” regulated by the autonomic nervous system (sympathetic in this case). If you remember

3 09, 2012

Relieve Fatigue: Learn to be Still

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Relieve Fatigue I went to a great class this last week, "Understanding Fatigue: Focus on Stress, Habits and the Brain," by William Sieber, PhD. I wanted to share some key points that I learned.  Read on to find out how to "Relieve Fatigue" with a special offering at the bottom.

14 07, 2012

“Sideshow Bob” with a lesson in “Keeping Quiet”

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Pablo Neruda Keeping Quiet I was pruning my bonsai tree (which was lovingly named "Sideshow Bob") in the studio space today.  He often gets little brown ends on his long green strands. In the midst of thoughtfully removing the brown tips that I could find towards the back of his