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TaiyogaQi

Tai Chi is a system of beautiful flowing movements used in each class as a graceful, meditative exercise. Qigong is an ancient mind-body system (my favorite)for cultivating our natural energy. Yoga is a form of exercise to strengthen and tone … Continue reading

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You know you are in the right yoga class when……..

Finding the yoga practice which works for you has much to do with the individual teacher as it does the style he or she teaches. Next time you go to class, tune into your inner voice and see if you notice and … Continue reading

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Relaxing Yoga

Ease into a restful night with a quiet yoga practice focused on deep breathing to calm your mind and release physical tension. Deep breathing and relaxing stretches activates your nervous system.  Nia Connecticut provides yoga classes seven days a week … Continue reading

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Tension Tamer: Strengthen and release to ease back pain

If you have tightness or tension in your neck you can address the issue by working on the upper back and shoulders.  Child’s posture ——  On your knees place your forehead on a bolster, allowing your neck to rest in … Continue reading

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Natural Detox

In YOGA, twists are said to generate heat and have a purifying effect on the body, supporting good digestion.  They may help eliminate toxins by increasing blood by increasing blood flow to digestive organs. Always practice twists on an empty … Continue reading

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Fountain of Youth

If a Fountain of Youth exists, exercise is it. Even small doses of regular exercise can make a big difference.  But in this era of fitness fads and contradictory approaches, how do you find the right program?  And once you … Continue reading

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Exercise & Mindfulness Reduces Colds

In addition to getting the flu shot, you may want to exercise or meditate consistently to help protect yourself against colds and the flu.  New research shows that simple preventative measures like engaging in daily physical activity or mindfulness meditation … Continue reading

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