Detox 411

Put aside what you know or think about the nutritional detox, just for a bit, so we can take a deeper look at what it actually is. It’s confusing for many. Conflicting information abounds and it knocks at a pandoras box that might be holding body dysmorphia, eating disorders, or a general displeasure with abstinence.… Continue reading Detox 411

Creating Balance between Mind, Body and Spirit

Yoga is an ancient science that aims to create a balance between the body, mind and spirit, thereby curing physical mental and spiritual disorders that are caused by this imbalance. In common language, yoga means union; it’s a union of the individual consciousness with the super-consciousness. To be exact, yoga aims at reminding us of… Continue reading Creating Balance between Mind, Body and Spirit

Study: Yoga Improves Quality of Life After Cancer – TIME

As any cancer survivor can attest, the side effects of many cancer treatments can often be overwhelming.  Now, what may seem obvious to many yogis – that yoga can improve sleep  and overall quality of life – has additional scientific back-up. Dr. Karen Mustian of the University of Rochester Medical Center designed a standardized program… Continue reading Study: Yoga Improves Quality of Life After Cancer – TIME

Yoga soothes fibromyalgia pain – CNN.com

Via CNN: Fibromyalgia patients who aren’t getting relief from prescription drugs and are in too much pain to exercise may want to try yoga, a new study suggests. A weekly two-hour yoga class reduced fibromyalgia symptoms such as pain, fatigue, and stiffness by 30 percent in more than half of the people who took it,… Continue reading Yoga soothes fibromyalgia pain – CNN.com

Evolution of the Emergency Room – Breathing Techniques for Pain Management

This past weekend I had to visit the emergency room at our local hospital. (Thank goodness, we’re all okay.) Upon leaving, I was given a 7-page printout of Discharge Instructions.  In addition to a summary of the prescriptions and their usage, the packet included a lengthy Pain Management section which included the breathing and visualization… Continue reading Evolution of the Emergency Room – Breathing Techniques for Pain Management

Max Strom’s First Book: A Life Worth Breathing: A Yoga Master’s Handbook of Strength, Grace, and Healing

Update 3/27/10: Max Strom’s book is now available. Click on the book cover image below to order via Amazon. Yoga master Max Strom’s highly anticipated first book, A Life Worth Breathing, is now available for pre-order on Amazon and will ship out April 2010. Reserve your copy on Amazon: A Life Worth Breathing: A Yoga… Continue reading Max Strom’s First Book: A Life Worth Breathing: A Yoga Master’s Handbook of Strength, Grace, and Healing

Matthew Sanford links yoga’s self-awareness and healing

Matthew Sanford was paralyzed in an auto accident 30 years ago. Today, he teaches yoga and works to educate the health industry on the importance of the mind-body connection. Read his story and be amazed and inspired. Matthew Sanford links yoga’s self-awareness and healing | freep.com | Detroit Free Press www.matthewsanford.com

2 Yoga Poses for Tight Shoulders

Slouching over your computer all day can lead to some pretty painful repetitive stress injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. The key is to take action before you feel pain and numbness in your hands and legs. Here are two yoga poses for tight shoulders. Set an alarm on your computer to remind you to get up and stretch for at least 5 minutes every hour.

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Yoga Bear: Non profit provides free yoga to cancer survivors

ShareYoga recently interviewed Halle Tecco, who is the founder of YogaBear. YogaBear is a special service that matches cancer survivors with yoga studios. Halle came up with the idea when she realized that most classes aren’t filled to capacity and so it wouldn’t cost studios much to put that extra space to good use and… Continue reading Yoga Bear: Non profit provides free yoga to cancer survivors

A Few Yoga Links Worth Sharing Today

Every once in a while we run across links related to yoga, meditation, or personal growth and spirituality that we feel like sharing. It may be a news article, an inspiration, a tip or new product; and sometimes it’s just something mildly interesting or amusing. Since our name is SHARE yoga, we always aim to… Continue reading A Few Yoga Links Worth Sharing Today