Category Archive for: ‘Yoga’

How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

By WILLIAM J. BROAD The New York Times January 5, 2012 On a cold Saturday in early 2009, Glenn Black, a yoga teacher of nearly four decades, whose devoted clientele includes a number of celebrities and prominent gurus, was giving a master class at Sankalpah Yoga in Manhattan. Black is, in many ways, a classic yogi: he studied in Pune, …

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Yoga, Massage, Dance Used To Treat Pain

January 9, 2009 By SLOAN BREWSTER, The Middletown Press staff MIDDLETOWN — Some ways to manage pain do not involve medication. Yoga therapist Debra Campagna offers classes for cancer and other patients through Middlesex Hospital. She uses massage techniques developed 4,000 years ago in India that were eventually exported to Thailand. Known as Thai massage, the ancient practice of gently …

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‘Doing yoga saved my broken back’

9 November 2008By Jane ElliottHealth reporter, BBC News Yoga has long been considered beneficial to the body, but could it be a cure for lower-back pain? Yoga teacher John Aplin is certain that it can. After he broke his back in a walking accident 12 years ago he was impressed by the effect yoga had on his recovery. More… PainCareMD

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