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How Yoga Can Boost Your Nervous System (Part 2)

How Yoga Can Boost Your Nervous System (Part 2)

We have five different parts to our incredible nervous system: the brain and spinal cord (also called the central nervous system), the peripheral nerves, the enteric nervous supply and our autonomic nervous system . They are all made up of nerves that carry electrical messages around the body to control it’s various functions but each has a specific role and yoga can affect each in a different way. (more…)

Sally Schofield

How Yoga Can Boost Your Nervous System (Part 1)

How Yoga Can Boost Your Nervous System (Part 1)

The human body is a truly incredible thing. It has so many different systems working away 24/7 to keep us alive and well. And most of the time we are completely unaware of what is going on behind the scenes. But what keeps it all running smoothly? If you will, what is the conductor for this incredible performance? (more…)

Sally Schofield

Sitting Is the New Smoking: And How Yoga Can Help

Sitting Is the New Smoking: And How Yoga Can Help

As a physiotherapist I spend my days working with people who are in pain. Some of them have been unlucky enough to injure themselves but lots of them are suffering simply because of what they do all day. Think about it, what do we spend our days doing? Most of us spend a lot of time sitting. Think about how we sit when we drive or use our laptops, tablets and smart phones… (more…)

Sally Schofield