eNewsletter Issue 3 April 8, 2009
In this Issue:
- April Workshop
- April Special
- Have you ever tried acupuncture? Guest article by Dr. John Devlin
- Being Balanced Tip of the Day
- Quote of the Day
If you do, come learn how to support a healthy neck. In this workshop you will learn about the anatomy and physiology of the upper body, how neuro-muscular patterns develop, and simple effective poses you can do at work or home to support optimal health.
Register today by calling 303-575-1025.
Private and semi private yoga sessions are 30% off during the month of April. No experience necessary! Whether this is your first class or 500th, sessions are created just for you.
Yoga brings strength and length to the body, clarity and focus to the mind, and an overall sense of calm integration.
Featured Guest Article by Dr. John Devlin
Acupuncture Provides Pain Relief for Many Patients
Acupuncture is an ancient practice in which very fine needles are inserted into the skin at strategic points on the body to relieve pain and treat disease. The Chinese developed acupuncture centuries ago in accordance with the theory that energy flows through channels between the surface of the body and internal organs.
Chinese medicine maintains that the more than 2,000 acupuncture points on the human body connect with 12 main and eight secondary “meridians” or channels. Pain and disease are the result of these channels becoming blocked. By placing needles at one end of the channel or the other, healthy energy can be restored.
Western medicine’s view is that... Click here to continue reading the article
Being Balanced Tip of the Day
Doorway Chest opener
Remember to move the shoulders down your so they don't creep up by the ears and only go as far as your body easily allows. Make sure to keep your lower back long, avoiding a "sway" back (lordosis or lumbar hyper-extension), by moving your buttocks down.
Benefits: this pose is great for lifting and opening the chest which has a direct and positive effect on neck alignment. When done correctly and regularly, stiff necks are helped tremendously.
Quote of the Day
The future depends on what we do in the present.
- Mahatma Gandhi
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