Health Matters

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Know the facts

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a very common musculoskeletal disorder that lately has affected a wider group of population. CTS is defined as an entrapment neuropathy, which means that the Median Nerve is compressed and irritated by the tendons of the hand-flexors muscles wrapped by the transverse carpal ligament. This results in pain and loss of strength and…

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Súrya Námaskára – Sun Salutation

Súrya Námaskára As the days get longer and summer is upon us, this practice is the perfect way to start your day, bringing vitality and awareness to yourself. The Súrya Námaskára, known as Sun Salutation, is a simple Sequence with 8 Ásana (psyco-bio-physic position), accepted by all the Yoga Schools (with some small variations). For those who are attending our…

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Healing Bath Ritual

Improving my general Well-Being was and still is part of my New Year’s resolution. One wonder treatment that you hear me recommending every single day in my practise is the Epsom Salt bath. The physical benefits are immediate, your muscles feel more relaxed and the body feels less sore. The mind benefits too and it’s guaranteed that you will get a better sleep.…

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Principles of Pilates

German-born Joseph Pilates was the creator of a physical fitness system that initially was called “Contrology”. In the early 20th century Joseph Pilates developed his method as a system of exercises to strengthen both body and mind. He believed that his method uses the mind to control the muscles. This holistic approach improves flexibility, builds strength and develops movement control…

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