Posts Tagged “Yoga”

Baby Boomer Overuse Syndrome and a Wabi Sabi Yogi Recovery

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Baby Boomer Overuse Syndrome and a Wabi Sabi Yogi Recovery

By Eileen Fleming   Baby boomers are approaching what they thought they never would be: old! The incidence of injuries caused by overuse of joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles has exploded in recent years among the generation born between 1946 and 1964. According to a recent report from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, boomers…

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Family Maters: Addictions and Yoga #SuicidePrevention #JimKaz

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Family Maters: Addictions and Yoga #SuicidePrevention #JimKaz

By Eileen Fleming VENTURA, Ca.-  Before the brother of the first non-Arab reporter for The Arab Daily News committed suicide on Feb. 11, James A. Kasmir wrote about his struggles with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and prescription drug addictions in short stories, plays, poems and autobiographical files in a computer at Straight Up. Straight Up is…

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Healing Gaza Palestine Israel with Yoga and Physicians for Social Responsibility

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Healing Gaza Palestine Israel with Yoga and Physicians for Social Responsibility

By Eileen Fleming Ned Rosch, a certified yoga teacher and graduate of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s “Healing the Wounds of War,” program said he “was raised in a traditional Zionist Jewish home and torn apart by an internal conflict between my increasingly progressive politics and my Zionist upbringing.  Ultimately, I realized I needed to…

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Breathing in a new life in 2015 and Exhaling 2014 with a Deep Sigh

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Breathing in a new life in 2015 and Exhaling 2014 with a Deep Sigh

By Eileen Fleming The first thing we take in life is a breath and the last thing we give up is a breath. But unlike any other function of the body, breathing relies equally on the voluntary and involuntary nervous systems. In the West, most of us never focus on even one of the 20,000…

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The Third Eye Medical Science and #YogaNidra

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The Third Eye Medical Science and #YogaNidra

The Third Eye Medical Science and #YogaNidra By Eileen Fleming   There is a lot of controversy over the importance of the Pineal Gland. What medical science knows is – it is the source of Melatonin. –John S. Fleming, MD The Amrit Yoga Institute writes: Modern science now confirms what yogis discovered thousands of years…

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Yoga Nidra Can Free You From Insomnia and Pain

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Yoga Nidra Can Free You From Insomnia and Pain

Yoga Nidra Can Free You From Insomnia and Pain By Eileen Fleming Modern science and yoga share the idea that pain and suffering have roots in our past pain, trauma, stress, loss, and illness. Neuroanatomists explain the process of learning from past experiences as neuroplasticity or brain plasticity. Yoga uses the word samskara. Neuroplasticity refers…

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