Did you know that 12 minutes of yoga a day can be more effective than any drug to increase bone density? Professor Loren M Fishman, a physician at Columbia University has spent years gathering evidence on the impact of Yoga on bone health. She determined that: “Yoga is safe, even for people who have suffered a loss of important bone mass […] Yoga puts more pressure on the bones than gravity and by opposing one group of muscles against others, it stimulates the osteocytes, the cells that make up the bones.”
Back pain is an ailment that affects the majority of people at some point in their life, causing a notable impact on quality of life. In addition, it is a pathology that worsens with age, and according to statistics, affects women to a greater extent.
In our quest to cool off the heat to keep up with the grace of no age… I will share with you a trick, backed by the science of high performance, that we can use to “hack” our bodies to keep our cool. We can do this for free, with no special product, no special diet, and no special state of mind.
The pelvic floor is a set of muscles and ligaments located in the lower part of the abdominal cavity, the pelvis. Its function is to support the viscera of the abdomen and pelvis (bladder and urethra, uterus, vagina and rectum). It supports the digestive, urinary (responsible for controlling urinary and anal continence), and reproductive systems.
Did you know that you can also do yoga with your fingers and hands? The gestures that we adopt flexing, bending, placing, pressing the fingers, in a specific way, are called Mudras. Some cultures consider them sacred gestures. But they are more than that. Mudras have therapeutic benefits for those who practice them.