On the Alteayoga facebook page, I re-posted a piece from Dr. Mercola’s web site in which fascia is thoughtfully discussed. I suggest that you pop over and read it, then come back here. Summing up: Fascia makes up about 20% of body weight and is like a battery pack for muscles. It also transports water in
In the natural health world, we eschew medication as much as we can for many reasons. In fact, here are many people who take upwards of five pharmaceuticals per day. Between 1988 and 2010 the median number of prescription medications used among adults aged 65 and older doubled from 2 to 4, and the proportion
I am feeling generous tonight, and shall give away a lovely yoga practice that I designed last year and have taught a number of times to my dear students. Notice that “B” or “R” means breath or respiración. When it says “6x”, it means do the vinyasa six times. When it says “6B”, it means
The lady who asked the question I blogged about last week, “Yoga is meant to calm me, so why do I feel so nervous?” asked another great question yesterday. Gosh, I love students who give honest reflections and ask questions! Thanks, honey bunch. After class I noticed that her face wasn’t 100% bliss. Quite the opposite.
Even yogis get sick. Yep, you read it here: the end of the year is upon us and with it, the cold and dark months of the northern winter. Now, admittedly here in Altea, the winters are not as rough as those of my native Canada. But, the rhythm of life is just as hectic,