Nikola Ellis

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Yoga Therapy for Shoulder Bursitis

3 Ways yoga helps asthma

Latest Research

There are many studies that suggest the efficacy of yoga-based approaches for the treatment of mood disorders and PTSD. The list below includes a few …

The science of yoga — what research reveals

For World Yoga Day, a virtual special issue features articles about the clinical effects of yoga on mind and body

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Exploring the therapeutic effects of yoga and its ability to increase quality of life

1. Williams K, Steinberg L, Petronis J. Therapeutic application of iyengar yoga for healing chronic low back pain. Int J Yoga Ther. 2003;13:55–67.<p>2. …

What Is Yoga Therapy?

You may be surprised that to learn that yoga therapy -- though not ancient like the practice of yoga itself -- began in India almost a century ago. The first formal institutions were Kaivalyadham Health and Yoga Research Center and The Yoga Institute of Santa Cruz.<p>According to the late Georg …

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The Distinction Between a Yoga Therapy Session and a Yoga Class

Although yoga as a practice is therapeutic, there are significant differences between a yoga teacher and a yoga therapist and between a yoga class …

The Healing Power of Yoga for Brain Injuries

2.2K<p>SHARES<p>In honor of Brain Injury Awareness month, former pro snowboarder Kevin Pearce talks about how key the practice is to his ongoing brain …

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How Yoga Changes Your Brain And Mental Health Tremendously

If you are a yoga fan, you are probably well aware of how many physical benefits this practice can bring. Studies in the past have shown that yoga …

Relaxation Techniques For Bipolar Disorder

Introduction<p>In my previous article I discussed relaxation techniques for depression. In this particular article I will describe relaxation techniques …

Chair Yoga May Help to Manage Osteoarthritis

Chair yoga may be a solution for millions of people who have osteoarthritis and find it difficult to keep up with an exercise regimen or regular …

Warrior pose heals Somali women traumatised by war, abuse

300 Somalis have signed up to a weekly exercise and mindfulness class to lessen the trauma many have endured during decades of conflict<p>By Neha Wadekar<p>…

Happiness

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Australia's leading blog for intelligent yoga, yoga therapy and yoga teacher training. Championing body positive yoga, diversity and working for …

Doing a stretch: how yoga is cutting stress in South African prisons

A maximum security jail in Cape Town is one of nine seeing positive results from a mindfulness programme, reports Bhekisisa<p>Raeez Safar sits in a grassy courtyard, his eyes closed as he lifts his hands to his face. The sleeves of his white top fall past his wrists, revealing a small, neat gang …

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How Yoga Helped Me Heal After I Was Sexually Assaulted

I was sitting in my therapist's office at the UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, California. The doctor had just explained to me that my anxiety, …

The $1,000 yoga mat made of leather: 'We do draw fire from militant vegans'

A California yoga mat made from the same leather as NFL footballs is aimed at athletes, but devoted yogis say it doesn’t fit with their philosophy<p>Yoga, for many practitioners, is a practice of finding spiritual and bodily harmony. It’s not an expensive activity. Most yogis use a mat – which usually …

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Yoga As Tool To Power Through Change

Yoga has been a constant in my life since I was 17 years old. When I made the choice to become a high school teacher in 2007 through the New York City Teaching Fellows program, my instinct told me to become a yoga teacher, as well. Because as a teen, yoga truly helped me learn to love myself.<p>I can …

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7 Yoga Mistakes That Increase Your Risk of Injury

Yoga injuries are all too common—but they don't have to be.<p>Shutterstock<p><i>This article was written by Holly Lebowitz Rossi and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale's OrganicLife.<p>People practice yoga for reasons ranging from stress management to physical conditioning to spiritual connection. But all …

New Study Finds Yoga Breathing Lowers Inflammation

Yoga isn’t just about physical poses. The ancient practice has specific yogic breathing techniques known as <i>pranayama</i>. Yoga breathing has been …

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Why Does Anyone Do Yoga, Anyway?

After my last weekend of yoga teacher training, a friend asked me at dinner, “Why do you do yoga? So you can learn to do what, headstands?”<p>Why do …

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The near-superhuman way yoga unites mind and body

In the spring of 1970, the Indian yogi Swami Rama wanted to convince Western scientists of the power of yoga, so he submitted himself for study. He arrived at the lab of the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas, to meet with Dr. Elmer Green, who pioneered research around biofeedback, or the process …

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Exciting News for People with Chronic Low Back Pain

by Baxter Joy Sassoon Age 61 by Tanya Constantine For the last 15 years, I have been teaching an ongoing Back Care Yoga class for peopl...

The science behind why yoga can be so amazing for you

In the spring of 1970, the Indian yogi Swami Rama wanted to convince Western scientists of the power of yoga, so he submitted himself for study. He …

Daily Meditation: Awakening

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be …

Hands On Research: The Science of Touch

Greater Good<i>‘s latest video features our executive editor, Dacher Keltner, on the science of touch. Here, he elaborates on cutting-edge research into</i> …

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Blood Tests for Brain Diseases Article<p>Definitive diagnosis for many neurodegenerative diseases – such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or Chronic …

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation Dramatically Reduces Inflammation

Inflammatory responses play a central role in the development and persistence of many diseases and can lead to debilitating chronic pain. In many …

Immune System

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Australia's leading blog for intelligent yoga, yoga therapy and yoga teacher training. Championing body positive yoga, diversity and working for …

Yoga for Adult Women with Chronic PTSD: A Long-Term Follow-Up Study | Abstract

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine<p>Yoga for Adult Women with Chronic PTSD: A Long-Term Follow-Up Study<p><b>To cite this article:</b><br>Rhodes …