Yoga for All Kids – especially those with ADHD and hyperactivity!

Yoga for All Kids – especially those with ADHD and hyperactivity!

Yoga for kids is great! it helps them to relax which kids need to do! It also teaches them to listen to their bodies, something we all need to do, and it accomplishes this without the kids losing attention or becoming bored. Yoga is a great physical activity that helps with balance, coordination, flexibility, and strength. More and more coaches are including yoga as part of training for kids sports. Research has found that students that practice yoga are better able to focus on classroom tasks. Yoga has also shown promising results in helping children with ADHD, and those that experience symptoms of hyperactivity. Yoga would be a great way to get everyone to slow down after recess, or an activity to do on snowy days. (more…)...
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Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy

 For those wounded by civilization, yoga is the most healing salve.” -Terri Guillemets “Yoga is a great way to heal your physical and emotional ailments,” says Erika Wynn one of a new generation of yoga therapists. Erika has been deeply affected by yoga and its healing nature. She has taken over 1000 hours of training, including biology, chemistry, anatomy, alignment, and psychology to become not only a certified yoga instructor but a yoga therapist. Trained therapists can work with groups or one-on-one helping clients overcome physical and emotional problems through yoga. Erika received her training through Centered City Yoga located in Salt Lake City. (more…)...
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Wedding Day Yoga

Wedding Day Yoga

She doesn’t do yoga every day, yet on the morning of her wedding, Rylee Porter Alderman decided to do some yoga. [frame align="left"]Photo By Alixann Loosle Photography[/frame] Rylee originally started yoga because she loved the aspects that it brought to her fitness. “Yoga challenged me in my balance, posture, flexibility, and areas that my other [fitness] classes neglected. So why would she take the time to do yoga on the morning of the biggest day of her life? Rylee explains, “I chose to do yoga and a good meditation session on the morning of my wedding because even though I knew everything was taken care of and that the night would go wonderfully, I still felt anxious. So I decided yoga would be a really good idea to stretch and calm my mind, body, and spirit. I felt like it really centered me and put me in a really good place which set me up to have a perfect wedding.” “I highly suggest yoga to...
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Mindfulness Tips

Mindfulness Tips

“Wherever you go, there you are.” -Jon Kabat Zinn Mindfulness has been used successfully to help people reduce pain, lose weight, enhance memory and cognitive function, develop healthier relationships, and perform better in athletic events. In a study of menopausal women, those who took a mindfulness class reported being less bothered by hot flashes. They had better sleep, lower stress and anxiety levels, and a higher quality of life. Wow, for being such an easy thing to do, mindfulness packs a powerful punch.  But what is it anyway? Basically, mindfulness is experiencing the present moment – not worrying about the future, or fretting about the past. Mindfulness is being fully present in the now. (more…)...
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Mindfulness vs Multitasking

Mindfulness vs Multitasking

  Have you ever awakened in the middle of the night suddenly realizing that you made a mistake or forgot to do something the day before? Isn’t it crazy, that you can go all day and not think of something important, and then at 2:56 a.m., it hits you like a brick? But what can you do about it at 2:56 am? You know you won’t be able to take care of it until morning, but that isn’t going to help you fall back asleep. As a matter of fact, if you are like most people, it will keep you awake thinking about it and – worrying. To fix this, we must look at why this happens in the first place. (more…)...
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The Most Disgusting Ways to Prevent a Cold

The Most Disgusting Ways to Prevent a Cold

The Most Disgusting Ways to Prevent a Cold Remember the Seinfeld episode where Jerry's girlfriend things she caught him picking his nose? Well keep reading, there may be some perks to being a "picker" if you do it right. (more…)...
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