What is prolapse? Prolapse is a term to describe the falling out of place of an internal organ or body part, and it is used mainly for prolapse of pelvic organs. For women the the major pelvic organs include the bladder, bowel, vagina and uterus. According to the Continence Foundation of Australia , over half of allContinue reading “Prolapse of a Pelvic Organ”
Do you have an injury or recovering from injury or surgery and can’t practice standing yoga on the mat? Chair yoga might be the answer. Chair yoga is accessible and inclusive form of yoga. It includes all the elements of mat yoga, it has the same energy flow and benefits. The whole practice can beContinue reading “Chair yoga – the accessible and inclusive yoga for those with injuries”
In a world where we spend so much of our time sitting at a desk, in the car or on the couch, it’s no wonder most of us experience some kind of non-specific musculoskeletal pain at some point. As Yoga teacher, I hear a lot of complaints of pain and in particular, chronic low backContinue reading “What a pain in the… back … and how to manage it!”
Do you recall the moment when you almost tripped on slightly uneven or even surface and you quickly recovered without falling? It was your good balance and co-ordination which saved you from an injury. This blog is about a couple of standing poses, standing on one leg. Regular practice of these will improve yourContinue reading “Improve your balance – try these standing poses”
Do you feel irritable, sluggish, even depressed or anxious in the morning? This could be due to the change of seasons, from winter to spring. Yoga poses, especially twists are very beneficial as they move the energy around the body, they help to trim down, create space in the spine and also useful inContinue reading “Twists – to remove sluggishness and to energize the body”
I completed my Relax and Renew Teacher training in 2012. The motto was: 20 minutes relaxation a day would make the world a better place!
Nowadays a lot of people work from home. Sitting for extended period of time shortens the front of the body. Most of us hold stress in our neck and shoulders. Stretches lengthen the spine, the sides of the trunk and the lower back and aim to open the chest.