Hands for Healing (Mudras)

Mudras are like yoga poses for the hands. The hands are intimately connected to the nervous system.  There is a huge portion of the brain dedicated to processing the sensory input from the hands.  (Learn more about this here.)  By placing the hands in certain positions we effect the nervous…

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Yoga Therapy Tips for Better Sleep Part 2

Conscious breathing is a very powerful and effective tool to prepare for or to induce sleep. When we are stressed our breath is rapid, shallow and irregular. When we are relaxed our breath is slow, diaphragmatic and rhythmic. Through conscious breathing we can shift from a state of stress (which…

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