Posts tagged Medicine on the Mat
Healing for Mental Illness: A Simple Tool to Relieve Anxiety

Anxiety, unease, negative thoughts… These are things that are becoming more and more prevalent in our society, and can no longer be ignored. Here is a simple, meditative breathing tool you can use to calm your mind and sort through what you are feeling.

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5 Simple Yoga Poses to Treat Scoliosis

Children and young adults that suffer from scoliosis can experience different symptoms such as frequent tight chestedness, imbalance, or back aches due to “bad posture”, and if not addressed these could worsen over the years as they age.

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Proper Gut Health, Means You’ve Got Health

Have you ever felt a “gut-wrenching” sensation? Or experienced the flutter of “butterflies” in your stomach? These are key indicators that there is more to our digestive system than mere physical digestion. Gut health affects us mentally more than we realise.

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Sleep Like a Baby with Yoga

I could write a million blogs on the benefits that yoga brings, but this particular benefit happens to be one of my favourites. If you have difficulty getting to sleep at night… if you find yourself constantly waking at odd hours, or are tired and fatigued in the morning even after a full night’s rest… Here are a number of poses I encourage you to try right before turning in.

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How to support your health using traditional Chinese medical principles

According to Chinese medical principles, true health arises when we live in harmony with our environment and the seasons. Winter is a time when nature slows and quietens down, but most people don’t have the opportunity to slow down and and for many this becomes an even busier time of year. This takes its toll on our bodies energy and so we become more susceptible to the colds and flus. So, what can we do to help our bodies and mind adjust to this season?

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