Yoga for Back Pain, Part 1

Back in college I started studying yoga. Now I have in no way kept up with it consistently but I believe the practice I had in place for 3 years taught me a lot about myself and it greatly influenced my life. Over the next few weeks we will be looking at a variety of…

Postural Alignment for Your Health, Part 2: Sitting

Two weeks ago we talked about how to encourage a more proper posture when standing. This week we will focus on sitting posture. While this contains many of the same focuses there are key differences to consider when encouraging a good seated posture. I, myself, am constantly trying to develop alternative seated postures that feel…

Gluten and Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie

If you haven’t realized it yet from my previous posts I really like Pumpkin! This Pumpkin Pie recipe is completely allergen friendly! ¬†Crust This crust recipe worked better for me than any gluten crust I have ever tried and I will keep using it.I used 1/2 cup vegetable shortening with 1 1/4 cups of chickpea…

Postural Alignment for Your Health, Part 1: Standing

While it may not at first appear that your posture can have that big of an impact on your health, posture can greatly effect our quality of life and many medical challenges as well. Some health concerns that can be supported by changes to our posture include digestive challenges, physical pains of all sorts, stress,…