Self-Care Pain Relief for Gardeners

Self-Care Pain Relief for Gardeners

Self-Care Pain Relief for Gardeners By Siobhan Van Lanen, BA, LMT, CYI It’s estimated that 84 million American households engage in gardening activities.  In Spring and Summer, avid gardeners in Oregon crawl out of the clouds into a flora-centered frenzy.  Gardeners...
Svadhyaya: Listen to your body

Svadhyaya: Listen to your body

Svadhyaya: Listen to your body—By, Theresa McLaren Svadhyaya may be translated from Sanskrit as “one’s own reading” or “self-study.” I interpret svadhyaya as two-fold, self-study of the physical and self-study of the metaphysical: thoughts, feelings, emotions. If...
Listen to Your Gut for Better Health

Listen to Your Gut for Better Health

Listen to Your Gut for Better Health by Kris Denning I say it often in my yoga and pilates classes, “Listen to your body”, don’t force yourself into positions or work through exercises that create pain or discomfort.  Yet, how often do we knowingly eat foods that...