Category: Myofascial

Facilitated Stretching

Facilitated Stretching by Robert McAtee, Jeff Charland Facilitated Stretching, Third Edition, provides a useful overview of PNF stretching—a safe and easy-to-use method that involves stretching the muscle, contracting it isometrically against resistance, then stretching it again to a new range of motion. These steps apply whether you are isolating one muscle at a time or […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Myofascial, Pilates, Sports | No Comments »

New Restorative Yoga DVD

A new DVD on restorative Yoga from real Bodywork is now available. It features six sequences including a 12 minute meditation, a 15 minute morning session, a 45 minute mid-day sequence, two 55 minute evening routines and one 85 minute sequence for restful sleep. A total of over four hours of yoga practice! Explore deep […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in constipation, Myofascial, Myth | No Comments »

Resotrative Yoga Provides Emotional Benefits To Women With Breast Cancer

Women undertaking a ten week program of 75 minute Restorative Yoga (RY) classes gained positive differences in aspects of mental health such as depression, positive emotions, and spirituality (feeling calm/peaceful) compared to the control group. The study, published February 28 in a special issue of Psycho-Oncology focusing on physical activity, shows the women had a […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Books, Chronic pain, Myofascial | No Comments »

Does Aromatherapy work?

Researchers are reporting that two of the most commonly used scents in aromatherapy do nothing to heal wounds, relieve pain or enhance immune status, although one did briefly improve mood. In fact, in some cases, distilled water showed more of a salutary effect, the study found. The study results are published online in the April […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Energy, Myofascial, Unwinding | No Comments »