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Live Whole Health #110: Chair Yoga for heart health

Heart Health Awareness Month falls in February and is a great time to learn more about heart health. VA and the American Heart Association (AHA) want you to be aware of five important heart health numbers because they help providers determine your risk for developing cardiovascular disease.

By |February 14th, 2022|#LiveWholeHealth|2 Comments

Through yoga, VA researcher aims to help female survivors of military sexual trauma with PTSD

Now, VA investigators are examining the effectiveness of a clinical, trauma-sensitive yoga intervention to help women Veterans who experienced military sexual trauma (MST) and went on to develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

By |February 7th, 2022|Health, Research|3 Comments

Live Whole Health #93 – Yoga Stretch

Do you feel discomfort, pain or stiffness from sitting or being in one position for too long? We spend a lot of time using computers or handheld devices, driving or cooking with our hands and arms in front of us, and our heads bent forward in a slouched position. Being aware of our posture – and stretching to ease tight muscles – with yoga stretch can help restore balance. 

By |October 18th, 2021|#LiveWholeHealth|3 Comments

Live Whole Health #70: Chair yoga

When it comes to yoga, we hear these often: “I can’t do yoga, I’m not flexible,” or “I don’t know what all the fuss is about yoga,” or “My daughter does yoga, but she’s young and fit,” and “You won’t catch me in yoga pants!” But what about chair yoga?

By |May 3rd, 2021|#LiveWholeHealth|Comments Off on Live Whole Health #70: Chair yoga

Live Whole Health #66: Lower body chair yoga practice

You may think of yoga as a practice only done by the young and flexible, but all of us can do it. After a recent knee surgery, I was unable to get around without crutches, but I was still able to do breathing practices, meditate, and even do some yoga postures in a chair.

By |April 5th, 2021|#LiveWholeHealth|Comments Off on Live Whole Health #66: Lower body chair yoga practice

VA nurses empower Veterans with yoga and guided meditation

Whole health programs at Roseburg VA are centered around what matters to you, not what is the matter with you. Facing your fears can be difficult but this nurse guarantees the process is worth it.

By |August 26th, 2020|Health|Comments Off on VA nurses empower Veterans with yoga and guided meditation
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