Yoga & Lyme – 5 Ways It Helps

We’ll be experiencing some of these practices Sunday, Jan. 13 @Integral Yoga Institute at the Yoga for Lyme and Chronic Lyme workshop. Link to info is at the end. If you’re in the NYC area, join me! 1. Deep Relaxation/The Power of Intention– Learning how to relax reduces stress and allows all the body’s systems […]

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Yoga for #Lyme & #ChronicLyme — Top 5 Ways Yoga Can Help

1. #Yoga encourages us to meet ourselves where we are. If we are in pain, we are in pain. We bring ourselves compassion. We accept the fact of that pain. Ignoring it usually doesn’t make it go away anyway. We gently breathe in, bringing ourselves acceptance and compassion. We breathe out with an intention that […]

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Serving Elders with Yoga #in #fb

Really looking forward to being with the Bronx Regional Interagency Council on Aging tomorrow. They’re on the front lines of elder care — a real battlefront always, but particularly fraught these days — and we’ll be doing some de-stressing, some #Tonglen (gratitude to Pema Chodron), some deep relaxing. And we’ll also be talking about bringing […]

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Meditation series @ Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC #in

    This hospital — on the forefront of integrating mind-body practices and a #patient-centered approach for so long — offers great yoga programming — for #arthrtis, for #elders, etc. So I’m thrilled to be doing a Meditation & Movement to Ease Chronic Pain series there beginning in April. We’ll be doing safe, gentle restorative yoga […]

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Bed Yoga for Chronic Pain #fb #in

(No, not that kind of bed yoga, but keep reading … ) Bed yoga always gets such a welcome in my therapeutic yoga classes and workskhops. When you come to yoga for pain and discover that benefit is to be had — in spades — from arranging pillows and blankets and bolsters and neck rolls […]

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Looking For Safe Yoga for Arthritis, Chronic Pain?

For those living with medical challenges, safe yoga is absolutely key, but it can be hard to find. In the NY area, where I live, hospitals, clinics and senior centers as well as yoga studios are often resources for excellent therapeutically-oriented, experienced teachers. But for many other areas of the country (and the globe), more […]

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Everyday Yoga for Arthritis & Chronic Pain / 3-Week Open Series

Drop in or take all three sessions, Sundays from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Oct. 16, 23 & 30, Integral Yoga Institute, 227 W. 13th St. (7th & 8th), NYC. Learn how the breath, gentle movement, meditation, and deep relaxation can bring compassionate awareness and some ease to the stiffness, reduced mobility, and even isolation that […]

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Everyday Yoga for Arthritis/Chronic Pain


Everyday Yoga for Arthritis/Chronic Pain Easeful Practices for Day and Night with Nancy O’Brien, R.Y.T. Sun 7/10/2011 • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM • $20 Learn how the breath, gentle movement, and deep relaxation can bring compassionate awareness to the challenges, the pain, and the stiffness of arthritis and chronic pain and allow you to […]

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On July 7th, 2011, posted in: Workshops by