Holistic Physical Therapy + Yoga

Yoga: derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, meaning “to yoke,” or “to unite.” 1 Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India. The practice aims to create union between body, mind and spirit, as well as between the individual self and universal consciousness.1 Does it Work? YES! Yoga is not […]

Benefits of Myofascial Release

Fascia is a network of connective tissue that is found everywhere within our body. It looks like a spiderweb if you ever walked into one by accident, with a springy quality and energy to it. I also like to liken it to an orange, where you are peeling the layer of skin off, opening onto the segments beneath…

Yin Yoga Sequence | Alchemy

Alchemy is everywhere. The word is used so freely these days, it often becomes unmoored from its meaning and certainly from actual work in a laboratory. But for the student of yoga, alchemy is not some hip new way to describe transformation; rather, alchemy has deep roots in the history…

Fascinating Fascia

Fascia is this incredible casing of connective tissue that surrounds and holds every organ, blood vessel, bone, nerve fibre and muscle in place. It holds us together into this 100% interconnected network of sensory communication. In Latin, “fascia” translates to “band” , suggesting fascia quite literally bands us together.  Instead of focusing on the separateness […]

The Creep Phenomenon

In the yin yoga practice, we approach the postures differently. Our time in the pose generates deep release through the connective tissues, thereby leading to longer recovery times. Today we will talk about the concept of creep and how we can be mindful of this phenomenon as we end the practice and move into the […]