"First thing you should do when you feel anxious is to breathe,” says Tom CEO at the OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) Center, in Los Angeles, CA. We give you 4 more tips on how to reduce anxiety.
Lotte C Reiakvam, a home health care nurse and MediYoga instructor with knowledge of Stress Syndrome, Burnout Syndrome, and MediYoga Kidz, tells how the new and different everyday life is affecting work, private life and yoga.
A common symptom of Covid-19 is that your breathing is affected, since this virus is likely to attack the airways and lungs. Studies show that breathing exercises both strengthens and cleanses the lungs. So whether your ill or healthy, has had – or currently is suffering of Covid-19, be sure to inhale deeply and exhale completely when you breathe. Your breath keeps your body oxygenated, but your breath also stretches and exercises your diaphragm, and muscles in your ribcage. “If the lung capacity is reduced, it’s even more important that your lungs are in physical good condition, says Leif Bjermer, Professor of Heart and Lung Disease at the University of Lund, Sweden”.
Time to clean out the storage. I’m sitting sorting little things of all kind when my body starts to feel heavy, and later in the evening I’m cold, tired, having a sore throat. Next morning I’ve got cold symptoms; I’m tired, my nose is runny, and I have a sore throat. My hope is that it’s only a regular cold. I’m hoping it is a regular cold! I’m hoping, I’m hoping.
We give you five quick tips to keep in mind to stay healthy and mentally strong.
MediYoga is a therapeutic form of yoga developed in Sweden for the Swedish healthcare system, and it is now being taught in the United States. With a focus on quality assurance and patient safety, MediYoga’s gentle, yet powerful exercises balance the whole of you: physically, mentally and emotionally. MediYoga can be individually adjusted for chair, floor mat, or bed to suit all physical abilities. [Read more]
Norway: A MediYoga course by instructor Anne Vatne Myhre has had a profound effect on inmates in Arendal Prison’s high security wing. In her own words, and those of the inmates, she talks about the experience that has also had a profound effect on her too.
Since February, MediYoga Instructor Pia Lundén has been working as a volunteer at Olivar de Quintos Hospital outside Seville, Spain, providing MediYoga sessions to cancer patients in Proyecto Mariposa, (Butterfly Project). The project aims to find complementary therapies in cancer care.
Husband and wife Per Torell and Ann-Loou sold all their possessions, packed their bags and moved to Thailand to work with MediYoga.
At the Royal London Hospital patients who have recently undergone heart surgery are now practicing MediYoga as part of their cardiac rehab programme. It’s a great success. MediYoga Teacher & Therapist, Shima Ghamari, is behind the yoga programme funded by the NHS trust, Barts Health.