Ancient and modern approaches to whole-person health

Ancient and modern approaches to whole-person health

Has your doctor mentioned whole health to you yet?  The movement toward whole health, or whole-person health, is being led in the United States by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) and the Veterans Administration (VA). Other...
Yoga for people living with dementia

Yoga for people living with dementia

By Robyn Lewis For more than 8 years I have provided group seated yoga practices in residential elder-care and day-respite as well as younger-onset dementia-care settings. Although dementia begins with deterioration of mental functions, the condition has clear effects...
Yoga: Therapy for lifestyle diseases

Yoga: Therapy for lifestyle diseases

By Santiago Buompadre Lifestyle is now the main driver of mortality and morbidity in the world. In other words, our habits, activities, and how we treat ourselves have become the primary reasons for early death and chronic illness. Yoga offers a wide variety of...
“Something that I can’t feel anywhere else”

“Something that I can’t feel anywhere else”

LoveYourBrain was founded by two brothers, one of whom, Kevin Pearce, was an elite snowboarder and sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a snowboarding crash. Kevin states the challenge of this often-invisible injury: “TBI is complex and leads to whole person...
Yoga therapy for chronic and persistent pain

Yoga therapy for chronic and persistent pain

By Asya Haikin Chronic and persistent pain is one of the main reasons people seek out a yoga therapist. When I talk to prospective clients with chronic pain, they often tell me that they’ve tried many approaches from complementary as well as Western medicine but...