Since our first fire-pit gatherings, the human experience has been a popular discussion. We have expressed our stories through cave drawings, dance and war. We realized purpose through hard won spoils and loss. We have regaled and reflected on our adventures. But, we are not unscathed. After battles and narrow escapes, we shook at the scrape of a tool on a stone or is it a tiger?
Certified Yoga Therapist, Ena Burrud- Rodriguez, works with ex-Marine Jordan Blake to overcome symptoms of his past traumatic stress by incorporating iRest Yoga Nidra’s breath work and relaxation techniques. iRest Yoga Nidra focuses
This is an interview with Ena Burrud-Rodriguez, E-RYT500, a certified yoga therapist working with veterans in Colorado and Wyoming. Herself diagnosed with PTSD from chronic trauma, she has been offering iRest (integrative restoration) since 2012; and began sharing the practice in VA facilities in 2014.
Mary rubbed her neck softly while she stepped away from her doctor's office and carefully maneuvered herself into her car. After a severe automobile collision a year ago, several surgeries later, she was still in pain-and sick of it. The doctor knew that Mary really needed to regularly stretch her neck and she was frustrated with her circumstances. He suggested Yoga.
The rooms of the mind are expansive. When we are healthy, we move freely through these spaces, moods and thoughts like sunlight, shape shifting through the day. But depression is a prison.
It has been a cold winter, but you know Spring is coming! You feel it. Your hips are craving flexibility and the pelvis wants to swing fluid. The element associated with the hips is water, and like snow, hips take time to melt