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2014-09-18 23:00:34

Kent Chiropractor Dr. Danene Saggau is pleased to announce that Dawn Kelly has been promoted to the position of Office Manager at Lake Meridian Chiropractic. Ms. Kelly’s promotion comes as the clinic continues to expand and signals its ongoing commitment to patient-centered care, streamlined operations, and continuous staff development. Kent, WA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Kent, WA Chiropractor Danene Saggau and the entire team at Lake Meridian Chiropractic are pleased to announce that...

yoga for bipolar
2014-09-18 07:59:32

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yoga has been shown to have benefits for many conditions, from stress to COPD to brain function in older adults. People with bipolar disorder who practice yoga believe that they derive significant mental health benefits from the exercise. A new study, published in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice, reveals that there are risks as well as benefits for bipolar patients practicing yoga. "Some individuals with bipolar disorder believe...

2014-09-17 23:15:02

YogaVibes launches new Ayurveda classes and yoga videos with yoga and meditation teacher, Kyra Anastasia. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 YogaVibes, the premium source for streaming online yoga classes and free yoga videos, is excited to introduce new Ayurveda classes and yoga videos with Kyra Anastasia. Kyra Anastasia has been teaching yoga and meditation for over two decades. Since studying Ayurveda intensively, she has also counseled others on diet and lifestyle changes in...

mindfulness
2014-09-17 03:00:40

Preston Moretz, Temple University Adults who were abused or neglected as children are known to have poorer health, but adults who tend to focus on, and accept their reactions to, the present moment — or are mindful — report having better health, regardless of their childhood adversity. These findings, to be published in the October issue of Preventive Medicine, are based on the first study ever conducted to examine the relationship between childhood adversity, mindfulness and health....

2014-09-16 23:13:30

Yoga lovers will gather in Washington, D.C. on September 27, 2014 to celebrate National Yoga Month, while raising funds and awareness for Women Veterans Interactive's "Operation Safety Net" Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 On Saturday September 27th, 2014, all yogis from advanced practitioners to beginners will come together for an hour of yoga to raise money for Women Veterans Interactive’s (WVI) Operation Safety Net (OSN). Operation Safety Net provides...

2014-09-16 23:07:02

Young family of three sets out on a fourteen-month trip to discover healthy living in different cultures all around the world Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Luke Sniewski, Claire Robbie and their 6-month old son, Jack, are embarking on a 14-month journey around the world to celebrate cultural diversity and healthy living. Their international documentary web series project, titled ‘Million Ways to Live’, will take them to more than 30 countries in order to highlight the...

2014-09-16 23:01:32

Dry needling helps to find and eliminate neuromuscular dysfunction. Odessa, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Paradigm Physical Therapy is proud to announce that they are now offering a new therapeutic treatment for their patients. Dry needling is a procedure that uses an acupuncture needle to treat a variety of musculoskeletal problems. In this invasive procedure, a solid filament or acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin and muscle to create a trigger point. Using repeated strokes and...

2014-09-16 12:30:27

SHOREVIEW, Minn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiropractic Care of Minnesota, Inc. (CCMI) today announced its merger with Chiropractic Care of Wisconsin, Inc., (CCWI). The two not-for-profit organizations will come together to better serve the communities of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and areas of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa, effective September 1, 2014. "This strategic combination provides the opportunity and exp ertise to expand the development and implementation of...

2014-09-16 12:28:22

FINDLAY, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Puurnafit, a yoga fitness company, is pleased to announce today the launch of its signature product, The Body Beam. Signaling a revolution in the yoga fitness industry, The Body Beam brings a fusion of whole body strength training, toning and yoga to yoga enthusiasts looking for the next level in fitness. The Body Beam was created by Mike Terrian, a lifetime veteran of the fitness world. As a gym owner and certified personal trainer,...

2014-09-16 08:35:48

Leader in the fitness space releases innovative digital yoga series NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam, the leader in the yoga and well-being space, today announces the release of its Yoga Rising Series available exclusively on iTunes. Yoga Rising is an innovative instructional yoga series, created specifically for the digital marketplace. The first three releases in the Yoga Rising Series feature three future rock stars of yoga -- Two Fit Moms, Patrick Beach and Faith...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'