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De-Stress Your Life

Most of my clients come to a yoga class with the goal of leaving some stress behind. This past Tuesday, my friend Paula Guilbeault-Roballo, a classical homeopath, came to the studio and did a talk for us and the tips she shared were amazing!

Why do you want to keep doing yoga? Yoga is the modality that comes closest to a homeopathic treatment, Paula says. Focusing on the breath, and sending the breath deep into the lungs has an instant effect on your autonomous nervous system.

But in addition to yoga, Paula suggested that some of the food we eat may alleviate stress, but some others may trigger it.

Can a tight psoas lead to back pain?

In a previous article, I mentioned that back pain is one of the primary reasons for visiting your doctor. The pain is either a constant dull throbbing or a sharp pointed pain, and in a desperate attempt to resolve the issue, you trek all the way to your doctor... but what if you could take control and do something to feel better?
 
psoas
A major contributor to lower back pain is a tight psoas muscle, or rather group of muscles. The psoas group attach at the lumbar spine, run through the pelvis and then connect on the inside of the femur bone.

Mississauga discovers a healthy Refuge for Yoga

 
Latest Press Release - September 26, 2011
 
Rotary Club of Meadowvale and Fitness ExpertLaRochelle Reach our community in the Park - Read the full story:
 
 

Add 20 yards to your drive

Everyone agrees that golf is a very demanding game, both physically and mentally. The repetitive motions over 4-5 hours can put a lot of stress on your body.
 
Why Condition for Golf?
 
During each game you will:
  • Take over 300 swings... twisting on one side!!!!!
  • Lean over 30-40 times
  • Bend down 40-50 times
  • Walk 4-5 miles
 
Start training so you can play pain free!
 
Injury statistics:
  • 63% of golfers will experience low back pain
  • 30% of pro golfers will play injured – Freddy Couples struggled many years with back injury

Wanting to improve your golf game?

Do you ever find yourself on the first tee and not ready to make a good swing right away? You're not really stretched and the results show. It inevitably takes 3 - 5 holes to feel loose!

Yoga can be your solution as it helps you immediately.
 
Yoga for Golfers is by far the best method for increasing your flexibility, gaining distance and learning to stay calm. It helps you make your entire body respond effortlessly to the demands of a golf swing and keeps you calm and focused throughout your round.

Do you feel stressed and on edge?

Imagine this: It’s the end of a long day and you bump into someone you know. They greet you with the usual: “Hey Ricky, how are things?” You roll your eyes, smile a tired smile… “Don’t ask!,” is your only reply. Immediately, you feel connected as your colleague is likely feeling the same way.

For many, this is a daily scenario. At the end of the day you long to go home and relax. Your head hurts, your shoulders are tight and your legs are stiff from sitting all day. Sadly, many get home only to start their evening drill!