Posts Tagged ‘yoga’
Can Yoga Keep Menopause Away?
A new study of menopausal women has shown something that we’ve known for decades: that yoga helps reduce symptoms of menopause. Read more about the study right here in a…Read More
5 FAQs about Yoga and Hormones: Yoga Changes Your Adrenaline, Cortisol, and Melatonin
After practicing for four decades, I believe yoga helps with that uncomfortable “rev” in the body. You probably know what I’m talking about – that sense that you don’t like something in the present moment, like your belly or butt or thighs, or the feeling that you should be doing more in your career, or that you deserve to be paid more than you are, or you somehow don’t measure up to an impossible standard.Read More
What Stress Does to Your Hormones, Plus 3 PROVEN Stress Management Strategies
Nothing wrecks your hormones faster than unmanaged stress. However, stress in and of itself is not a bad thing. A healthy dose of stress can motivate you to high levels…Read More
Green Your Hormones in 8 Easy Steps
Download my free Hormone Survival Guide below to get a jump start on greening your hormones. Are you feeling tired, moody or stressed? Did you know this could be a…Read More
12 Signs You Need to Detox
I didn’t learn about detox at medical school or residency; I learned about it first through yoga, particularly during my years at Kripalu in Western Massachusetts. My detox education began…Read More
7 Essential Steps in Resetting Your Body’s Natural Clock
Are you 35 years old but sometimes feel like you’re 95? While age is just a number, we do associate certain feelings, symptoms and diseases with different ages, and I…Read More
Injured? Stressed Out? Try Yin Yoga
I’m devoting this entire article to the joys of yoga. “Why?” you ask (as if you didn’t know that I’m a dedicated yoga teacher as well as a physician). There’s no…Read More
Food Habits: Are You A Restrictor or a Permitter?
A Restrictor and a Permitter Share a Pot of Tea: 2 Girlfriends, 2 Kitchen Bookshelves, 5 Lessons Learned Dr. Jo Ilfeld is a favorite friend who came over to practice yoga…Read More
Make Exercise Your Meditation Too!
Meditate or exercise, why choose? Movement as a vehicle for deeper self-awareness has been a long-standing practice in many traditions such as Yoga, T’ai Chi, and Chi Gong. You can take…Read More
How to Manage PMS: The Key to Your Feminine Power
What can you do to help relieve PMS symptoms? The swollen breasts and bellies. Tears. Raging words erupting from tight throats—the ones we wish we could take back, but can’t.…Read More