Yoga for the Brain: Workshop

YOGA FOR THE BRAIN WORKSHOP: How you can learn to cope with stress and foster contentment in your life. Presented by Dr Zac Buchanan, Clinical Psychologist and Yoga Teacher at our sister studio, leaf+bird wellbeing In a society increasingly characterised by self-‘improvement’, competition, and comparison (hello social media!) it is no wonder there is a rising…

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Prescribe exercise for cancer treatment!

Based on the growing body of compelling research and evidence, exercise should be part of a cancer treatment plan. A recent statement from COSA recommends 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise (walking, swimming) and 2-3 sessions of resistance exercise (weights, pilates) per week for cancer patients. Evidence shows that exercise is safe during cancer treatment…

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Changing how we manage lower back pain

Research released from the University of Sydney this week supports a more natural approach to managing lower back pain. Rather than hitting your pain with strong opioid based analgesics and avoiding activity, your can now expect your doctor advise you to keep moving, avoid heavy pain killers, and perform gentle exercises to recover. They will…

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