by Patti Shelton, MD, RYT In Chinese medicine, fall is all about the lungs and the colon. In thinking about these two organs, I realized that there’s a connection between them that’s stronger than many people might realize. And the name of that connection is the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve is one of the … Continued
by Shannon Funk, RYT GERD, also known as acid reflux or acid indigestion, is a common condition where because of a valve malfunction stomach acid actually rises up into the esophagus and this results in a chronic burning sensation in the throat and chest area and can lead to a multitude of secondary conditions. GERD … Continued
By Lori Ferry’ RYT, Reiki Master Teacher A Yoga class often begins with the instructor inviting students to silently “set an intention”. In my very first yoga class, I heard the phrase, “set your intention” and literally thought to myself, “What does THAT mean”? What is an intention? An intention can be something deeply … Continued
by Patti Shelton MD, RYT Have you heard of the psoas? Many people aren’t aware of this important muscle, but if you spend all day sitting and then find that your low back aches, your psoas may be to blame.