Author Archives: Jayne Hembruff

Reduce your stress and risk of heart diseases by doing yoga

?Reduce your stress and risk of heart diseases by doing yoga?….. Dr. Donald Edmundson, professor at Columbia University Medical Center Dr. Donald Edmundson, a professor at Columbia University Medical Center said people can take steps to reduce their stress by doing yoga, meditation and exercise. This was after his research showed people who report feeling […]

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Which Style of Yoga Is Best for You?

Which Style of Yoga Is Best for You? Yoga is a good form of exercise. ?It improves muscle tone, flexibility, strength, balance, stamina, coordination, posture and well-being. Yoga can be done at any age because it is very gentle on the body. Just be sure to pick the style that is right for you. If […]

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Yoga helps people get “best nights sleep”

Do you get 7-8 hours of sleep a night? If you are like millions, the answer is no or not always. Recent research shows it is important for us to get 7-8 hours of sleep every night to improve your health, memory, mood, concentration, assist with pain management, weight control and boost your immune system. […]

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Yoga and Pregnancy

Yoga is ranked as one of Baby Bump Fave Exercises. Yoga strengthens core muscles, eases back pain, and helps you relax. And research shows that it may make labor shorter and more comfortable. Try a prenatal class, which is gentler and focuses on relaxation — good prep for labor. Avoid the “hot yoga,” Bikram, and […]

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Yoga Mat Cleaning

Yoga Mat Cleaning It is important to clean your yoga mat, especially if you are regularly practicing yoga or borrowing one from a yoga studio or someone else. Cleaning your yoga mat regularly will help reduce bacterial buildup, which can cause skin infections. This is especially important if you are sweating. I typically 3-6 drops […]

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Sun Screen Facts

Sunscreen Facts NOT all sunscreens reduce the risk of skin cancer. All sunscreens help prevent sunburn, but only some may help reduce the risk of skin cancer. Look for broad-spectrum sunscreens with an SPF of 30 or higher to help reduce the risk of skin cancer. Broad-spectrum sunscreens protect your skin from both kinds of […]

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Yoga is Great for KidZ says Dr Shanker: Yoga Jayne’s Frog Series

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Yoga is great for all ages and abilities. Recently, Dr. Stuart Shanker, a distinguished research Professor of Philosophy and Psychology at York University, shared that every classroom should have yoga. If you have or work with children try my KidZ Frog series to help calm the child(ren) in your life. It is also a great […]

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Corporate Wellness Programs Boost Productivity and Save Companies Money

Corporate Wellness Programs Boost Productivity and Save Companies Money A decade of statistics show corporate wellness programs are effective boosting productivity and saving companies money. Cost savings of between $2 to $10.10 in the areas of decreased turnover, absenteeism, fewer sick days, reduced WSIB claims, lowered health and insurance costs, and boosts employee performance, productivity […]

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Yoga on the Deck under the sun and stars….get outside and try some yoga

Yoga on the Deck…. With this week?s record breaking temperatures, we have been enjoying yoga outside on the deck. This is certainly a record for yoga outside; usually we do not make it outside until May. I believe we made it out occasionally for a noon April yoga class. However, this week has blown all […]

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Women who practice yoga have better body images and less disordered eating patterns

Did you know?women who practice yoga have better body images and less disordered eating patterns? Over the years that I have been teaching yoga, some of my clients aged 11 and up have stated yoga helped them?feel better about who they are and more accepting of their bodies which is in?alignment?with the Berkly study. They […]

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