Meditative Mind – Meditation Music – one of our favorite channels on YouTube. They just released a new music video called ‘528Hz | Repairs DNA & Brings Positive Transformation | Solfeggio Sleep Music’. What we love is that the Meditative Mind Meditation Music channel of a variety of meditation and relaxation-type music, and each video play for 8+/- hours – all free! YouTube has several other channels that offer similar playlists and music videos; however, the Strength/Flexibility/Health/EDS adds our favorites into a few different categories of playlists through our YouTube channel as well – see links below. Music – Sleep & Meditation (Long) Nature...Read More
Mind-Body Strategies for Hypermobility and Chronic Pain This 4 class/seminar series on Mind-Body Strategies for hypermobility and chronic pain, and is a collaboration between EDS Wellness and Dr. Deborah Norris with The Mindfulness Center in Bethesda, MD. The purpose of this series of 4 classes is based on two principles: 1. Part of the RYS 200 Yoga Instructor Training Program is a Seva requirement. Seva is a series of 4 yoga classes taught to a particular community – free of charge. It’s the community service requirement of the RYS 200 certification. Kendra Neilsen Myles of EDS Wellness picked the...Read More
6 reasons why I’m thankful for my body this Thanksgiving
1. It’s been through hell in 2015 – Well, my kind of hell, which is different from your kind of hell and different from the hell it went through in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. 2013 was better, and 2014 was pretty good until the end.Read More
Yoga and Hypermobility – Managing Chronic Pain and Joint Stabilization with Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes/Hypermobility Syndromes
Posted by Strength/Flexibility/Health/EDS | Oct 3, 2015 | Mind/Body/Soul, The Hypermobile Yogi - Yoga for Hypermobiilty Syndromes/EDS |
Yoga and Hypermobility – Managing Chronic Pain and Joint Stabilization with Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes/Hypermobility Syndromes “Yoga is dangerous for EDS.” “I was told not to do yoga.” “Yoga will make you end up in a wheelchair.” I’m sure that you’ve heard all these phrases before, and many people feel that all three are absolute truths. While we all are entitled to our opinions, the fact is there is no black and white factual statement that has come out about doing yoga when you have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Usually, our ideas stem from personal beliefs, from what we have been told by someone we...Read More
Shaping our emotions – how positive emotions, outlook and behaviors affect our overall health and well-being, as well as can impact those around us
Shaping our emotions – how positive emotions, outlook and behaviors affect our overall health and well-being, as well as can impact those around us. In the last few years, medical and psychological research is growing on how positive emotions, outlook and behaviors affect our overall health and well-being, as well as can impact those around us. Similarly, look at those who volunteer regularly or who practice random acts of kindness as part of their daily lives — all tend to have a positive outlook on life. They are also usually more content, fulfilled and happy. These same people...Read More
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Move More. Move Better.: Moving Naturally with Hypermobility
(Top left pic is proper form for hip hinge – others are examples of going too far) The “hip hinge” is the perfect natural movement exercise that can be done easily. The point is to feel and learn how to engage the muscles that attach to your pelvis/SI joint and knees and to help prevent […]
Yoga for Hypermobility : The Hypermobile Yogi
- Gentle Hatha Flow Yoga for Hypermobility and Chronic Pain with Kendra Neilsen Myles of EDS Wellness
- Practicing Yoga Safely with Hypermobility
- Mind-Body Strategies for Hypermobility with Chronic Pain Class at The Mindfulness Center with EDS Wellness
- Dr. Alan Pocinki’s Presentation at the EDS DC Support Group Meeting (March 2017)
- #EDSFitTip – Standing leg exercises for Hypermobility and Dysautonomia or POTS
Mast Cell Research: Mast Cell Research
‘Twenty Minutes’ by Karen Smith-Will – Winner of Our Team Taylor/Mast Cell Awareness Tank & Mast Cell Story Giveaway!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Mast Cell Research ‘Team Taylor/Mast Cell Awareness Tank & Mast Cell Story Giveaway!’ We are excited to announce that our winner, chosen at random, is Karen Smith- Will! Karen’s story ‘Twenty Minutes’ is shared below. “I coughed before the first song. That doesn’t bode well. Not surprising, but […]