YOGA: LIKE A STRING OF PEARLS

Our spine should move like a string of pearls. This is not in conflict with traditional therapeutic exercise for postural alignment. On the contrary, it involves movement outside of the …

DANGERS OF FITNESS CORE TRAINING

As a result of the conventional fixation on the crunch/sit-up-style abdominal exercise, a culture of postural distortion is readily observable, even if we only look at any gym, and most …

YOGA AND THE BRAIN

When the signal arrives at the brain, the stem can muffle or stop it by releasing endorphins. With practice we can experience this in a challenging yoga session. Unfortunately, this …

YOGA: STRESS AROUSAL SCALE

+ Hypo-Arousal: Low activation of the parasympathetic nervous system (PNS). Our breathing is easy and deep, our pulse is slow, and our skin tone is normal. + Low Arousal: Low …

YOGA: WE ARE NOT OUR ADDITIONS

We become aroused to threats in a specific method. When we receive some sort of stimulus, we experience a specific, learned, and conditioned pattern of muscular tension, structural alignment, and …