Yoga Benefits Kids-Part 2

HOW CAN WE COUNTERACT STRESS? Breathe and movement are two physical actions which energize the counter-balancing parasympathetic nervous system to engage the relaxation response. Dr, Herbert Benson, a Harvard Medical School Cardiologist, discovered that diaphragmatic breathing (full, slow deep inhalations that engage the diaphragm) together with exercise/movement, such as Yoga, can lead to the release […]

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Yoga Benefits Kids-Part 1

  WHAT IS STRESS? Stress is the feeling of being overwhelmed by the demands placed on us from external and internal sources combined with a fear of not being able to meet those demands. Way back in our ancestral past, stress came from simply staying alive, finding food and shelter, procreating and the occasional T-Rex […]

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