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Preventing & Treating Osteoporosis with Yoga, Diet, & Medications

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We often consider the frailty and disability associated with osteoporosis and osteopenia (bone loss that is not as severe as osteoporosis) as a normal part of aging. Medical research shows, however, that it’s not aging, but inactivity that causes bones to weaken and easily break. Although medications may be necessary to treat severe osteoporotic conditions, [...]

Yoga: More Than Just A Stretch

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Q: How is yoga different from stretching or other kinds of fitness? Why does yoga pay particular attention to the spine? Dr. Lisa: Yoga is more than just movement. It is a complex philosophy that has been around for thousands of years, and involves breathing and meditation. Yoga & Spinal Movement One of yoga's emphasis [...]

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Laura Elizabeth Dorsett, M.T.S., RYT-500

Education: M.T.S., Hindu/Buddhist Studies and Contemplative Health, Harvard Divinity School, 2009 Graduate, Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2004 Teacher Training, Flow Yoga Center Certification, Authentic Pilates Method by Romana Kryzanowska 500-hr Integrative Yoga Therapy Certification, 2016 Laura Elizabeth Dorsett, M.T.S., RYT-500, is an [...]

Yoga Rooms Offer Respite at Busy Airports

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Attention yogis! You may think that the airport is the last place you could find a moment of tranquility, but in an effort to make airline traveling a less stressful experience for its customers, a handful of airports are trying to change that perception. In 2012, San Francisco International Airport made history by being the [...]

Seven Ways to Improve Your Health in the New Year

The new year is a blank slate and the perfect opportunity to contemplate and implement positive changes in your life. Because most resolutions require lifestyle changes, it's smart to focus on just one at a time to increase the odds of achieving your goals. In case you haven't thought about your New Year's resolutions yet, several of [...]