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A firsthand account of yoga’s benefits

As published in : Nature’s Pathways  – Northeast Wisconsin, May 2017  Written by  Steve Barnett One of our goals when seeing a patient for physical therapy is to complete their course of treatment in a judicious number of visits. This … Continue reading

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Gentle Chair Yoga

Source:  Nature’s Pathways online – Northeast Wisconsin – September 2016 Issue  Written by: Crystal M Hill “Yoga is a wonderful practice of wellness that can take many different forms. This is a blessing and a curse as it offers sufficient … Continue reading

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Taking Your Yoga Practice Outdoors

As published in Nature’s Pathways  Northeast Wisconsin June 2016. Written by  Crystal M. Hill Tips for an amazing outdoor yoga practice The weather is getting warmer and we are on the cusp of the summer season. It’s the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #12 – Restorative Yoga

We all go-go-go so hard every day…work, school, extra-curricular activities, home maintenance, etc.  Time to take some time to restore and renew! Spend 10+ minutes doing each of the following: 1.  Supported Child’s Pose  (Place a pillow, folded blanket or … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #11 – Strength Circuit

Warm Up: Child’s Pose – 2 minutes Ragdoll – 2 minutes Down dog – 1 minute Cat/Cow – 10 breaths Side Plank – 30 sec each side (Repeat 1-2 times) 20 jumping jacks 50 jump rope   Strength Circuit:  Do 20 reps … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #11 – Cardio Circuit

Sorry I missed last week, but I have a great one for this week!!   Warm Up: Child’s Pose – 2 minutes Ragdoll – 2 minutes Down dog – 1 minute 2 each Sun Salutations 10-20 jumping jacks   Cardio … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #10 – Easy Yoga

Check out this workout from www.realsimple.com.  They call it their “Easy Yoga Workout” by Elena Rover. Take it from me – sometimes less is more.  Take it easy once in a while with your practice and you will discover more … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #9 – Belly Burner

We called this the belly burner – and it will tone your tummy muscles – but we didn’t forget to add some nice yoga poses to strengthen the back side of your core! Complete each of the following:   1.  5 … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #8 – Playground Workout

It’s nice outside – leave the house!! 🙂   Warm-up: 5-10 min easy jog around the neighborhood Ragdoll – 30 seconds Crescent lunge – 30 sec hold on each leg 10 walking lunges with each leg Wide-leg straddle fold – … Continue reading

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DELICIOUS, HEALTHY, GREEN DRINK

I blended this up today as part of my lunch and it turned out sooooooo yummy! Ingredients: 4 large ice cubes 1 handful of kale 1 handful of baby spinach a few springs of parsley (or as many as you’d … Continue reading

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