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Make No Assumptions about Yoga

Make No Assumptions As a yoga instructor, I practice yoga both on and off the mat. Before leading a yoga class, I make outlines and lineups of the yoga sequences we’ll be practicing. I also consider core yoga concepts so the yoga students and I can enjoy reflective...

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Yoga is for every body
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Yoga: It’s for Every Body

If you're considering a yoga class, but are feeling hesitant, take a breath. Trying yoga shouldn't be scary. In fact, the practice of yoga is for every body. Keep reading to learn more. Yoga: It's for Every Body Yes. You read that correctly. Every. Body. (My...

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Breathwork Exploring the Three Part Breath
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Breathwork: Exploring the Three-Part Breath

If you are interested in adding breathwork to your health and wellness toolkit, then this article, which looks at exploring the three-part breath, could be for you. Breathwork: Exploring the Three-Part Breath Ahh, the three-part breath. This breathing technique is...

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Breathwork Exploring the Anchor Breath
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Breathwork: Exploring the Anchor Breath

If you are interested in adding breathwork to your health and wellness toolkit, then this article, which looks at exploring the anchor breath, may be for you. Breathwork: Exploring the Anchor Breath What is the anchor breath? Well, once you break it down, it's...

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Surgery Vlog: Keeping the Scar Safe

Keeping the Scar Safe After Surgery In this video in the series, “Elbow Surgery from a Patient’s Perspective”, we're talking about keeping the scar safe. In this quick video, I share the importance of keeping your skin safe. After elbow surgery, you’ll have a scar...

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Stretching for Arm Health

Stretching for Arm Health In this video, we focus on the upper extremities. Gently move and stretch the fingers, hands, wrists, elbows, and whole arms. Bring healing to your upper body. I'd love to partner with you on your healing journey. Click here to join me....

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Yoga Stretching for a Healthy Back

Wake Up the Spine with Yoga Stretches for a Healthy Back In this practice, we focus on the back. Stretches are targeted at the upper extremities, neck, shoulders, and back. We'll move the spine in six different ways for optimal back health. If you've had elbow...

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Surgery Vlog: How Do I Do My Hair!?

Elbow Surgery, Now What? How Do I Put Up My Hair? In this next video in our series, "Elbow Surgery: A Patient's Perspective", we're showing you a very important "how-to". This video is especially significant if you have long, flowing hair and are looking to get...

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Upper Extremity Yoga Stretches

Yoga Stretches for Upper Extremity Healing In this practice, we focus on the upper body. Stretches are targeted at the upper extremities, neck, shoulders, and back. If you've had elbow surgery and are recovering, this yoga practice can complement your conventional...

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Surgery Vlog: Anesthesia

Elbow Surgery & Anesthesia Fears In this video in the series, "Elbow Surgery: A Patient's Perspective", we're discussing a topic related to the day of surgery. As I waited for my surgery, I became more and more nervous. One reason I was anxious about my...

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Surgery Vlog: Elbow Surgery Day

It's Elbow Surgery Day! In this video in the series, "Elbow Surgery: A Patient's Perspective", we're discussing the day of surgery and the surgery itself. After I broke my arm, I was told I needed to have surgery. Since my injury happened suddenly, there wasn't a...

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Chair Yoga: 15 Minute Upper Body Practice

Join us for a 15-minute chair yoga set, focusing on the upper body. This video is specifically for those who have had elbow surgery and/or are recovering from complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) in the elbow. Ready to ease your elbow pain? Check us out and come...

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Holistic Remedies for Elbow Injuries

Elbow Injuries? Holistic Remedies May Help Have you heard elbow injuries can be some of the most difficult to recover from? If you’ve had an elbow injury and are experiencing complications, this article is for you. Holistic Modalities for Elbow Injuries Typically,...

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Chair Yoga for Elbow Recovery

Join us for a 15-minute chair yoga set, focusing on the upper body. This video is specifically for those who have had elbow surgery and/or are recovering from complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) in the elbow. Ready to ease your elbow pain? Check us out and come...

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4 Tips to Boost Resilience

Tips to Boost Resilience Resilience. It's a buzz word these days. Before we go into some tips for increasing resilience, let's review the definition so that we're all on the same page. According to Merriam-Webster's online dictionary, resilience is: 1: the...

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How Gratitude Affects the Human Body

How Gratitude Affects the Human Body I'm sure that we as nurses, just like anybody else, are always looking for easy ways to feel better and improve our health. Well, did you know that expressing gratitude can affect the human body? That's right! Just by being...

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6 Habits That Block Your Happiness
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6 Habits That Block Your Happiness

Quit Blocking Your Happiness What if I told you that there are things that you are doing that block your happiness? Would you shrug this information off, calling it crazy? Or, if you truly took the time to reflect honestly about your thoughts, feelings and actions...

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Self Care Ideas for Healthy Eating

Self Care Ideas Healthy eating. A topic of terror. Why does this topic of eating healthy and whole make people shudder? Well, for one reason, there is SO MUCH information out there! What is the truth and what do you follow for the best outcomes? To me, the issue of...

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Self Care Starts With Intention
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Self Care Starts with Intention

Self Care Activities  Last week we covered the initial topic related to self care activities which included coming up with a plan. In this next post, we are going to describe intention and what that means for your self care activities. Before we dive right into...

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How to Start a Self-Care Plan
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How to Start a Self Care Plan

Self Care Plan Getting healthy can be tricky. Then, once you feel that you have reached a desired health goal, sticking to that self care plan and sustaining healthy... boy that can often pose an even greater challenge! I can speak to this from personal experience....

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The Alchemy of Self Care

Guest Post by Padma Dyvine One day a friend of mine used the word alchemy and I was catapulted into contemplating the topic and its reality in life today. The feelings and concepts of mystery and transformation tickled my senses, stimulated my imagination and...

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