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Yoga for chronic pain

Classes start January 15th in The Hub. Come, join Shannon for another series of yoga classes.  Bring a new registrant and receive a discount.  

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition characterized by widespread pain, a feeling of mental cloudiness, sleep disturbance, and many other possible symptoms. It is a type of ‘central sensitization’ where the signals in the body are amplified so that many different types of sensations are heightened: these include pain, emotions, and even smell, sound and sight. It …  

December News 2018 ~ Fibromyalgia

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Yoga for Chronic Pain with Shannon 2019

Yoga For Chronic Pain will be available in The Hub Studio January 15, 2019 Bring a new friend to class and receive a 15% discount on pre-registration.  $56 Pre-registration or $12 Drop in  

Can acupuncture help with Parkinson’s?  

      Acupuncture can help as an adjuvant therapy for patients with Parkinson’s, both with tremors as well as associated symptoms.  “In China, clinical studies show that acupuncture can help improve both motor symptoms and non-motor symptoms such as insomnia, depression, constipation and overall life quality for PD patients, and additionally, the dose of medication …  

Golden milk latte

        Golden milk latte Ingredients 2 cups coconut milk (I usually do 1 can of full fat and fill a 1 ½ cans full of water, depending on how thick you like it) 1 ½ cups of water 1 tsp turmeric ½ tsp cinnamon powder  pinch of ground black pepper a tiny piece of fresh, …  

Massage and Parkinson’s Disease

Massage and Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that involves an overall decrease of dopamine in the body. Among many things, dopamine is a chemical that regulates the control of motor functions. Symptoms of Parkinson’s generally appear gradually and increase in severity with the decline in dopamine levels. Individuals with Parkinson’s disease can …  

How does yoga benefit someone with chronic pain?

Firstly, yoga for chronic pain is very restorative. There are no difficult moves or postures requiring a lot of flexibility. We may call it “gentle movement & stretching” rather than yoga. This practice of mindful awareness of the body, while gentle moving & stretching can lubricate the joints, stretching the fascia, helps sore muscle, & …