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7 years ago  ::  May 27, 2011 - 10:25AM #1
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Article on Yoga and Chronic Illness




(not promoting book below, I have no connection with author or publisher, it is just a book on an aspect of therapy and treatment that I thought folks might be interested in)

Recovery Yoga

- A Practical Guide for Chronically Ill, Injured, and Post-Operative People

"Recovery Yoga" is a book by Sam Dworkis:

Here's the link in

looks like there are used copies for as little as $7 + shipping.

Found this while going through some old boxes. 

The direction of the book seems very wise.  It takes Yoga and transforms it to help people who are quite ill.

I am sure that there are other books on similar topics, but this is the one with which I happen to be familiar.




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5 years ago  ::  Dec 09, 2012 - 7:36AM #2
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Comprehensive General Articles on Yoga:


Hatha Yoga Postures illustrated with the aid of animation


Yoga Stretches at Desk/ Work


Proven Scientific Benefits of Yoga

---- Web MD on Benefits of Yoga


------and from the US Government NIH Site:

"The Status of Yoga Research

Research suggests that yoga might:

* Improve mood and sense of well-being
* Counteract stress
* Reduce heart rate and blood pressure
* Increase lung capacity
* Improve muscle relaxation and body composition
* Help with conditions such as anxiety, depression, and insomnia
* Improve overall physical fitness, strength, and flexibility
* Positively affect levels of certain brain or blood chemicals."


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