Yoga as Medicine – A New Paradigm for Health

In this course Dr. Timothy McCall will provide an overview of the emerging field of yoga therapy: the use of yoga and its vast toolbox to help treat virtually any  health condition — physical or psychological. Yoga therapy has grown enormously in the last several years, there are ever-increasing numbers of scientific studies examining its effectiveness, … Continued

Yoga and Metabolic Syndrome: The Positive Possibilities!

There are many health conditions that lead to illness, disability and premature death as we age. Two of the biggest culprits are diabetes and cardiovascular disease. There is probably not a family in the US that has not been affected negatively by one of these two major issues. There is a “syndrome” called metabolic syndrome, … Continued

Yoga for Heart Health – New Insights for Healthy Aging

Heart health is considered a key to the overall health and longevity. From the vantage point of Western Medicine, poor heart health is the leading cause of disease and death in the developed world.  And although much time and money goes into the development of pharmaceutical and surgical treatment for disease of the heart, much … Continued

Yoga for High Blood Pressure – Do’s and Don’ts for Yoga Teachers

High blood pressure remains a leading cause of heart attacks, strokes, congestive heart failure and kidney disease in Western societies. One in three Americans suffers from hypertension, according to the CDC, and only about half of those have it under control. Millions of others, including many who turn up in yoga classes, have dangerously high … Continued

Yoga for High Blood Pressure & Stress Management Combo Package

Yoga for High Blood Pressure, Session 1 When it comes to practicing yoga to regulate blood pressure, it’s not one size fits all. In this class, Dr. Baxter Bell teaches a gentle yoga practice for students with normal blood pressure, who may have a family history of hypertension as well as other risk factors, and … Continued