Why the Medical System is Failing

Why the Medical System is Failing

While the conventional medical system was regarded as the standard form of care, the efficacy of the system is now being questioned. For many, it seems that the “best” way in healthcare is found as perpetuating disease. This opens up doors for patients who...
Common Sense Approach to Healing

Common Sense Approach to Healing

As long as I can remember, I revered science and research. For me, the tangibility of evidence based medicine seemed much more reputable than an intuitive approach to healing. After being in clinical practice and living as an autoimmune patient for over 22 years, I...
Is Yoga Causing Injury To Your Body?

Is Yoga Causing Injury To Your Body?

Yoga is a popular form of exercise and stress reduction for many. While Yoga is perceived by most people as a health promoting way to improve flexibility, strength, mobility, and stability, an increasing number of people in Yoga classes are still prone to injury. Many...
Not All YOGA Certifications are the Same

Not All YOGA Certifications are the Same

If you are looking for new and innovative ways to have an impact in the lives that you serve, you likely have considered various certifications, especially Yoga. But did you know that not all Yoga certification programs prepare you to become the best teacher you can...
The Power of Meditation

The Power of Meditation

Hi Everybody, Welcome to our Functional Yoga Medicine blog. Today I want to talk about The Power of Meditation. I’ve been studying and practicing some form of meditation for over a decade now and I have to be fully transparent in saying that it’s changed my life. But...
Y-O-G-A as a Powerful Healing Modality

Y-O-G-A as a Powerful Healing Modality

I began practicing Yoga over 30 years ago.  At first, my goal was to make shapes with my body and look a certain way. Today, I love the practice as a way to center and ground myself. Also, to connect my body and mind to be present harmoniously in the moment....