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Category Archives: Healing

The Healing Power Of Yoga For Brain Injuries

In honor of Brain Injury Awareness month, former pro snowboarder Kevin Pearce talks about how key the practice is to his ongoing brain injury recovery. On December 31, 2009, less than two months before the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, snowboarder Kevin Pearcecrashed his head into an icy half pipe in Park City, Utah. The traumatic brain injury (TBI)brought on a 6-day coma,...
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Making waves in Morocco with delights of yoga

Here in Taghazout, a small fishing village 19km north of Agadir in the southwest of Morocco, no one rushes. No one is in a hurry. Even the dogs don't get worked up. This laid-back village, once famous for calamari and hippies, is now a popular destination for yoga and surfing enthusiasts alike. With funky cafes serving fresh juices and lamb tagine (stew),...
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Yoga and meditation help kids overcome trauma

“Comparing their situation before and now, they are quieter and they can be controlled now more than before.” Raksha Patel, facilitator at The Art of Living, said the children have been taught to do sun salutations, power breath, and the sound technique seven minutes every day before breakfast or dinner. “Even these children you see today have stress. At such a young age...
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How yoga can keep you young

Barbara Currie was bitten by the yoga bug after her first class over 40 years ago. The fit and flexible 72-year-old still teaches 16 classes a week. My older pupils want to be able to live on their own. They feel terrified of not being mobile. THE mother of a 40-year-old, with the flexibility and toned body of a teenager, was the inspiring...
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