Workshop: Tools for Coping with Chronic Pain

Look around and you will see many treatments available for pain; pain clinics, over-the-counter and prescription medications for pain, medical practitioners that deal with pain for every part of the body, holistic and life-style based therapies for pain… reducing or eliminating pain is a big focus for our culture. And we are empowering ourselves with a wider variety of options for dealing with chronic pain.

Blending Yoga with Medicine for Greater Health

Complementary/alternative forms of wellness such as yoga are being increasingly used as a part of doctors’ whole-person treatment of their patients. At Breathe Yoga & Wellness, we refer to this as Whole-Person Health or blended health, because we draw from several models of care that are being researched and implemented around the globe. We support medical pain management, anxiety and inflammation reduction, and a host of preventative and treatment plans.

Balanced Training for Athletes - "Reciprocal inhibition" explained

While runners are upping their training for Spring season events, focus on training plans and nutrition are important, but injury prevention might be the most overlooked aspect.

Yoga for Diabetes Prevention

We're happy to partner with Burke County Public Library's Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) in bringing information and tools to our local family for the prevention of type 2 diabetes -- a long-standing health issue in Burke County and one that has grown to affect more than 300 million people worldwide. Our Library's DPP is aimed at people who are prediabetic with the goal of preventing progression of health factors that lead to full-blown diabetes.

Yoga for Kids with Autism offered by instructor/school counselor

Yoga instructor and school counselor Heather Hill offers a class specially designed to support children on the autism spectrum and those with other special needs. It's been well researched that the normal benefits of yoga for children (strength, flexibility, balance, sense of calm) combined with additional emotional and mental benefits create proven developmental support for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

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