My patients are used to having "homework" as an important piece of their treatment plan. Hands-on massage therapy time is important, but to make progress, I ask my patients to be active participants. I assign different exercises and hydrotherapy depending upon the patient's condition, lifestyle, and stage of healing. A common first step is range… Continue reading Massage Therapy Homecare – Range of Motion Exercises
Instead of joining a yoga studio with full hour or 90 minute classes, I managed my practice at home, using a combination of class sequences that I developed myself (modifications of the 12 asana sequence taught in Sivananda yoga) , and short sequences from youtube. I varied the length of my practices, and focused more on supporting myself than on increasing flexibility. After 3 weeks of yoga I very slowly began to fit my mental image of what a yogi looks like, with adjusted expectations, forgiveness, and plenty of room for growth.
I treat patients with fibromyalgia between flares to manage pain, stress and inflammation. Some patients have told me that if they feel a flare coming, massage can help them to head it off
Action Read is running a great wellness program at the moment. Yesterday I joined in with a simple 20 minute yoga session suitable for almost any age and ability. Their group is fun and talkative, we had a lot of laughs doing yoga in such a small space. This routine is perfect for a novice… Continue reading Easy Yoga In a Chair
I teach beginner and intermediate yoga classes on a drop in basis, and in private classes for individuals, friends, groups of co-workers, sports parents or anyone else. See my schedule for current drop in class times, locations and rates Investigate options for individual and group private classes Yoga teachers, studios, and gyms looking to book… Continue reading Welcome to Yoga in Guelph