Frances practice Chair Yoga for lower back pain

Combat Lower Back Pain: Try Chair Yoga

In Yoga Therapy, we focus on the strength and flexibility of the spine. The spine is part of the central nervous system that sends messages to the brain that control the body’s functions. An unhealthy spine interferes with this entire system, causing a host of unwelcome health issues such as lower back pain. The health of […]

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Woman doing Full Body Yoga Stretch

Benefits of Full Body Yoga Stretch

Yesterday my son walked into the room with confidence. And announced that he was his brain! I explained to him that in fact, he was his brain and his body, and together they form the mind. All kinds of bodily processes or full-body stretch take place without our conscious control or awareness, and when they are […]

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The woman is practicing Yoga and Chiropractic care.

What a Perfect Pair: Yoga and Chiropractic Care!

Chiropractic care and yoga have become more and more popular over the last several years. Yoga Practice combined with the care of a competent chiropractor can help promote optimal health and well-being. When done the right way, yoga can reduce blood sugar levels and stress, increase endurance, balance, and flexibility, and strengthen your muscles and […]

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Why Creativity and Fun are Important NOW more than Ever?

The day is grey and windy but I hurry across the street, large coffee in one hand and pulling a small suitcase with the other. Filled with excitement and anticipation, I’m going to Art class! Finding this art class saved my sanity. This is the reason why I say Creativity and Fun are Important for […]

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The Secret Rule on How to Start a New Habit

I’m charging up the hill, sweat pouring into my eyes, my legs like two-ton weights. My brow is furrowed with the pain of my first time jogging.I had imagined gliding along with like a running horse. Instead, I was thinking about giving up in the first five minutes! How to start a new habit effortlessly? […]

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Your Life Purpose is a Porpoise

Walking at the edge of the lake, my feet tingling in the cold water, I listen to the woosh of each wave, and feel the sun on my face. Time stands still and I feel lighter, happy taking in the sensations. For a time I can forget that I’m confused, feel adrift, and just want […]

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How to support new beliefs and change forever.

Last week I talked about breathing space. We provide ourselves space to just ‘be’, by letting go of mind chatter through the breath, attention and new beliefs. No amount of mental understanding got me to where I am today. It helped somewhat, but it never got me to the true knowing that who I am […]

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Frances doing yoga at Tooley's Mill Park

Yoga in the Park on Tooley’s Mill Park!

Yoga in Tooley’s Mill Park! Joy Core Connection is delighted to announce the most popular outdoor weekly event. Yoga on Tooley’s Mill Park in Courtice kicks off on the 17th of July 2020.  You feel stress and tension, and you want to stay flexible and work on core strength. This is for beginners to more […]

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Why You Resist Self-care and How to Get Past it

It was light out already, but I still felt heavy, and the effort to move brought a lump to my throat. I had woken up again at 4 am unable to sleep, and now I was paying for it. Actually, I was sleepless because of that extra cup of coffee. How do you kick the […]

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Happiness depends on you

What makes us happy? Have you ever set your heart on something happening in your life, only to find it doesn’t fulfill you? Is happiness depends on you? Success, fame, and love: these are the sorts of things we often strive for, thinking that when we achieve them, we will feel happy. We have ideas, […]

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