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Iyengar Yoga and Other Modalities


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Yoga comes in many forms. Here are some descriptions to expand your awareness and pique your interest. Iyengar Yoga Iyengar yoga (named after the late B.K.S. Iyengar, Father of Modern Yoga) examines the precise musculo-skeletal alignment of each posture. A trademark of Iyengar Yoga is the use of props, such as blocks, belts, bolsters, chairs

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Yoga As Medicine

Yoga for Migraines


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Migraine is a neurological disorder that causes recurring headaches ranging from moderate to high intensity. Typically it effects only one half of the head and can last from 2 hours to up to more than 2 days. When under a migraine attack, the sufferer may become extremely sensitive towards light or noise. Other common symptoms

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Seventh Inning Stretch


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CCNB, The Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Tideland Health present “Yoga Nite at the Ballpark” Although this event has already occurred, please allow me to express how grateful I am for the support this project received from our Grand Strand Yoga community, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Tidelands Health, Star 92.1 and my fellow co-workers at CCNB. 

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Fitness & Finance — A Lovely Pair?


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My work at CCNB was recently featured in the August edition of South Carolina Woman Magazine. Click this link to download the article. Achieving Balance – Tips To Improve Your Fiscal Fitness Here’s a snippet from the article, and be sure to click the link above and read more! The fitness industry and the world

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About Yin Yoga


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Yin yoga targets the deep connective tissues of the body (vs. the superficial tissues) and the fascia that surrounds the muscles and give the body its shape. Our Western (“yang”) exercise culture focuses on what is sometimes referred to as “the beach muscles” and often overlooks the fascia and connective tissues – the body’s unsung

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Preparing for Yoga Nidra


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Yoga Nidra translates to “yogic sleep”. Think of this practice like a long savasana. When performed correctly, one hour of Yoga Nidra is equivalent to four hours of deep, restful sleep. During the practice, you stay awake, but your mind is at rest. You will be lying motionless and awake in a meditative state for

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Restorative Yoga


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By participating in restorative yoga you’re taking an incredible step towards healing the body, rejuvenating the mind and reducing stress and anxiety. Restorative yoga ignites the body’s relaxation response by balancing the nervous system and optimizing the organs’ energy flow. A consistent practice lifts immune function, aids digestion and supports healing. Restorative yoga is a

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