Featured Healing Modality: Yoga
Featured practitioner: Aimee Brooks
When you hear the word “yoga,” what comes to your mind? Stretching postures? Eastern religion? Breathing? Meditation?
It’s understandable if you have different views of Yoga, since there are at least 60 styles of yoga now being taught in the U.S. Therefore, some background about this multi-dimensional practice may be helpful.
“The meaning of the word ‘yoga’ is ‘union’: the integration of physical, mental, and spiritual energies that enhance health and well-being. First systematically set down in writing… in the 2nd century B.C…, yoga teaches a basic principle of mind/body unity: If the mind is chronically restless and agitated, the health of the body will be compromised, and if the body is in poor health, mental strength and clarity will be adversely affected. [Read more…]