Category Archives: Iyengar yoga

Fibromyalgia: Living in high alert

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are”, Ana├»s Nin One of the common sayings in Mindfulness Meditation is that thoughts are not facts. In the chronic pain clinics we are told that hurt does … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and gentle yoga

” Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured”, B.K.S.Iyengar Many years ago I regularly attended Iyengar Yoga classes with a very talented Halifax ┬áinstructor, David Thomas. I believe that it helped … Continue reading

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