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Gentle Yoga to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

February 28th, 2018

By Carol Krucoff, C-IAYT, E-RYT In our hurried, high-stress world--where many people hunch over computers and smart phones--neck and back pain are extremely common. In this blog post I have included a video of a gentle yoga sequence that is designed to help relieve pain by stretching tight muscles, strengthening weak ones, and enhancing relaxation. Please be aware that ...

5 Practices to Relieve Stress (with a few you may not have thought of)

February 21st, 2018

By Jocelyn Weiss, PhD, MPH We often write about ways to support ourselves through stress on the blog. The truth is, we all encounter stress – it’s our body’s natural response to meet life’s challenges. So frequent reminders on how you can adapt to stress can’t hurt. In this post, we have you consider one or two (or more) ...

Tips for a Sustainable Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2018

By Erin Gunter, MS Valentine’s Day is often celebrated by giving loved ones cards, flowers, and candies. As a result, the holiday creates a significant amount of waste. This blog post is dedicated to thinking outside the traditional store-bought Valentine's Day gift box by providing you with more sustainable options for celebrating with your loved ones. Our sustainable ...

Is Your Job Causing Pain in the Neck?

February 7th, 2018

By Carol Krucoff, C-IAYT, E-RYT For Surgeons—and Everyone—Healing Involves Practices On and Off the Mat When people learn that I teach yoga, they’ll often ask me to suggest a pose to heal a specific problem they’re having.  For example:  “What’s a good pose for neck pain?” or “What’s the best pose to relieve a backache?” My reply often comes as ...

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