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Five Element Yoga® Practices
The Vagus Nerve is the largest nerve in the body as it wanders through, innervating most of the organs and systems: think 'superhighway'. This nerve plays a central role in emotional and physical health and well-being because it carries information and signals throughout the body and is also the main parasympathetic nerve. Activating the Vagus Nerve is easy. Try these simple techniques to strengthen and balance your Vagus Nerve.  ...
Opens the chest, shoulders, ribs. Helps to roll shoulders backwards. Fosters expanded and deepened breath. Stimulates thymus gland to aid in immune health and balance. Strengthens the upper back combating the 'slouch'. Stretches muscles of the neck and the Vagus Nerve in the neck. Stimulates Vagal Tone with stretching and compressing in chest, lungs, heart, stomach, liver, kidneys, navel organs. HOW TO (Listen to your body and its messages as...
Reach for better rest when you add these bedtime yoga poses to your sleep routine. BY STEVE CALECHMAN JULY 21, 2020 Before the pandemic, 25% of Americans suffered from acute insomnia every year, according to a 2018 study from the University of Pennsylvania. We can only assume that number has gone up. Bills, chores, work, technology, and now a global pandemic all conspire to keep our brains constantly on, when...
Spring-time has intense new energies! Here are some Tips to help you stay happy and healthy in all the ups and downs during this season of WOOD ELEMENT. Be mindful and aware of your body, energy, and mood.   Encourage your innate CALM - focus on relaxing your mind, body and heart. Take it SLOW and EASY. Get OUTSIDE: take walks in nature when you can. MOVE your body more!...