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Yoga for Fibromyalgia

By Stacy Plamondon I often get asked about how yoga has helped me manage my fibromyalgia.  In fact, I get a lot of calls from people who have been advised by their doctors to start taking yoga classes to help with their fibromyalgia. First, it probably makes sense to provide a medical definition of fibromyalgia…. Read More

The 21 Day Yoga Challenge

By Amy Wood This summer I decided to do a 21 Day Yoga Challenge at New Day Yoga. Here’s Why: After 2 kids, and several years of not making exercise a priority, my physical health was the worst it had ever been. Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in college, I had good days and bad days for… Read More

Yoga Offers Symptom Relief in Life Limiting Conditions

Contributed by Reader, Jenni Hesketh Discovering you have a health problem that is potentially life-limiting is unsettling and can come as a real shock if you still feel in relatively good health. The first weeks and months after your diagnosis are a difficult time as you come to terms with the news and you may… Read More

Stabilize to Combat Stiffness

By Jim Heatherman, DC F.I.T. Muscle & Joint Clinic As a chiropractor and manual therapist, my main focus is to improve function, quality of life, and  to manage and abolish pain.  Joints that move too much, and joints that move too little are often the culprits of musculoskeletal aches and pains.  Throughout our daily lives,… Read More

Yoga Can Aid Recovery from Addiction

Contributed by Reader, Jenni Hesketh The health benefits of regularly taking part in yoga classes are well known and widely reported. However what is not quite so well known is that yoga can also be massively beneficial to those undergoing rehabilitation for either drug, alcohol or other addictions. Actor Colin Farrell has been very vocal[1]… Read More

48 and Out of Shape – Can I Still Do Yoga

By Stacy Plamondon Recently I got an email from a prospective customer who wanted to know if she could do yoga.  Her concern was, as she put it, that she was, “48 and out of shape”.  This really made me think for a moment – not specific to her question, because the answer is obviously,… Read More