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Chair Yoga: Get Fit While You Sit

By Marie Theriault | May 12, 2017

Chair Yoga is a type of gentle Yoga that can be practiced while sitting in a chair or using a chair to support balancing and standing poses. It is a form of exercise that is a great practice for everyone because it increases coordination and balance which can help prevent falls and helps participants to…

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Fifteen Benefits of Yoga

By Marie Theriault | Apr 21, 2017

1. Builds muscle strength and increases flexibility Strong muscles do more than look good. They also protect us from conditions like arthritis and back pain, and help prevent falls as we age. While you build strength through Yoga, you also balance it with targeted stretching to create flexibility. If you just went to the gym…

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What is Yoga for Cancer?

By Marie Theriault | Apr 21, 2017

This article explains how specialized yoga classes can address the physical and emotional side effects of cancer diagnosis and treatment. Yoga classes for cancer patients provide a much needed outlet for stress relief and physical strengthening during what may be the most challenging time of a person’s life.   “Cancer steals your breath, Yoga gives…

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What is Healing Touch?

By Marie Theriault | Apr 21, 2017

What is Healing Touch? Healing Touch is an energy therapy in which practitioners consciously use their hands in a heart-centered and intentional way to support and facilitate physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health. Healing Touch is a bio field (magnetic field around the body) therapy that is an energy-based approach to health and healing. Healing…

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What is Qigong?

By Marie Theriault | Apr 21, 2017

Qigong is a system for wellness that originated in China and is based upon the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. The movements are done softly and slowly and can be described as a Meditation in Motion. The practice of Qigong teaches us how to use energy in our body to promote mind/body wellness. This can…

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Qigong: a healing practice

By Marie Theriault | Apr 8, 2017

When we practice Qigong, we move beyond the physical to bring peace and healing to the deepest levels of the mind and the heart.  As the mind becomes calm and the clutter falls away, we develop mental clarity and are able to take a closer look at our thoughts and our emotions.  Fear, anger, anxiety,…

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