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My Love-Hate Relationship with Meditating

May 31, 2010 by

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Christy Ewing About 5 years ago I went to my first yoga class.  I didn’t know anything about yoga and the whole mind body connection was a concept I thought was for less grounded people than myself.  I enjoyed the activity part of the class and vowed to come back again.  However at the close […]

Deep Breathing 101

February 15, 2010 by

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Samantha Gilman Make Deep Breathing a Priority for Healthy Living: Shallow breathing (or chest breathing) causes a constriction of the chest and lung tissue over time, decreasing oxygen flow and delivery to your tissues. Over time shallow breathing can result in fatigue, mental fog and decreased tissue function. Deep, rhythmic breathing expands the diaphragm muscle, […]