Osteoarthritis (OA) is not a death sentence. Is it hereditary? Is it trauma induced? Maybe both . . . or neither. What is important is that movement, strengthening and flexibility (SMF) be maintained so that operational procedures be avoided for as long as is possible
The health of African-Americans can be bolstered through engaging in regular bouts of movement.
The ability to stimulate cross hemisphere communication, in relation to motor function, can help to improve and sustain cognitive abilities.
Nonetheless, I pondered his statements and it drove home the fact that (many) people (westerners) are socialized to view meditation with a HIGH Degree of circumspection. Meditation and meditating is mentioned 23 times in the (KJV) bible. Yet many still (choose to) remain ignorant as to what meditation really entails
Breathing fully can be revelatory for the body. Proper, full breathing is not promoted in modern society. Many modern activities undermine good posture and the ability to engage in full breathing. The process of full breathing can be trained through breathing practices contained in yogic and qigong repertoires. The practices in contained these disciplines encourage … Continue reading Considering Breath . . . . .
Dry Brushing (Skin Brushing) is a passive therapy that can assist in the quest of health and vibrance.
There are five processes the are indispensable to proper functioning of the body. In increasing order of importance, they are elimination, digestion, rest, hydration, respiration.
The morning stretch is a wondrous maneuver.
The small things that we do can set the stage for the larger things that we wish to undertake.
From my point of view, backbends are an extremely important aspect of asana. The muscles that are targeted in back-bends are the very muscles that keep the body upright and in alignment with respect to the influence of gravity.