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Art as stress reliever

Art as stress reliever

Recently I came across an article talking about a study done with cancer patients and their caregivers. This study has shown that making art can in fact reduce stress. I never really have given it much thought up that point, simply because I am a not very talented at arts. At the same time, now…

The benefits of yoga for children

The benefits of yoga for children

We have a lot of options today when it comes to our kids. The world is a merry-go-round or roundabout of opportunities, a playground that has almost everything to offer future generations. Yet we find our children to be under more social pressure and academic achievement than ever. The rate of prescription drugs, ADHD diagnoses,…

Meditation and Yoga – How do they relate?

Meditation and Yoga – How do they relate?

I am often asked about the connection between yoga and meditation. The answer is simple, but may come as a surprise. Mediation is traditionally seen as an aspect of yoga. Meditation relates to yoga like any limb relates to the whole body. Unfortunately, nowadays yoga is often seen almost exclusively in terms of its physical…

Yoga: A matter of style(s)

Yoga: A matter of style(s)

The yoga market can be a very confusing and overwhelming place to venture into. Innumerable styles and schools are presenting themselves and are trying to get a slice of this multi-billion $ industry. As a novice to yoga, choosing the right (most suitable) style of yoga, may turn into a big hurdle (and possible stumbling…

Yoga Retreats

Yoga Retreats

As this month the focus at Slow·o·lution is on Yoga, I wanted to share with you couple of yoga retreats that might be of interest to you. I personally have never been to a yoga retreat, but I have a few friends that have made that experience. Here a couple of their suggestions and their…

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