Author Archives: Jayne Hembruff

CTV News-Feb 11, 2012: Yoga beneficial, but you have to be careful

Yoga beneficial, but you have to be careful Andrea Janus, CTVNews.ca Date:?Sat. Feb. 11 2012 5:42 PM ET Early last month, a headline in the New York Times triggered a tidal wave of outrage in the blogosphere and Twitterverse from devoted yogis who felt their practice was under attack by one of the paper’s science […]

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“Jayne Breather” – The ultimate breathe to soothe and calm the nervous system

“Jayne Breather”? This yoga breath is the ultimate breath to soothe and calm the nervous system, reduce the severity of panic attacks and can slow down the heart rate. It is adopted from the traditional yoga breath ?nadi shodhana?/alternate nostril Give it a try. Begin by sitting up with a long tall back. Take your […]

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Yoga for Anxiety and Mood Disorders – A look at the Research

Did you know…… 1 out of every 3 Canadians will be affected by anxiety and/or mood disorders Child and adolescent incidents on the rise! $51 Billion/year spent on Mental Health in Canada (2011 Conference Board of Canada) 2009 Harvard Mental Health Reports Yoga Helps: Bipolar disorder, major depression, and schizophrenia ? after 1 yoga participants […]

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Yoga Can Help Improve your Performance

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Improving your Performance Through Yoga? I am often asked to do “Stretching” talks for runners and walkers of all levels. I begin by reminding people yoga blends poses, breathe work and meditation. Yoga poses help to strengthen and stretch your body. Poses also teach you proper alignment which helps prevent injury and recovery from injury. […]

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