Entries by Elena Diaz

My Yoga School Journey – Costa Rica 2017

Now, that it has been a couple of months since I have completed my Yoga Teacher Training I decided to share some of my experiences. The two and a half weeks I spend in Costa Rica were intense physically, emotionally and spiritually. The jungle was a fascinating place with a family of monkeys living in […]

How does posture affect your fascia?

We all know that proper posture is important, but why is it so important and how does it affect the connective tissue? As stated by American Chiropractor Association benefits of good posture include proper alignment of bones and ligaments which decreases the abnormal wear of joints. Further, proper posture allows the muscles to work efficiently using just the […]

PAIN – Pay Attention Inward Now

This is a great definition of PAIN by Iyanla Vanzant. Whenever, I experience physical pain the first thing I do is look at what is going on in my life at that moment. Nine out of ten times I have been stressing out about something and neglecting my body. Pain is an alarm system of […]

Piriformis Syndrom – or Sciatic Nerve Pain

One of the most common complaints I hear from my clients is about sciatica. They describe pain in the buttocks area that is often referred further down the leg. This inhibits their life and daily activities including sitting down. According to Myo Clinic  sciatica is usually caused by a herniated disc or a bone spur that […]

Meditation and Health

Meditation has been long said to be very beneficial, especially for stress reduction. Unfortunately, stress has become a normal part of our lives. Everybody seems to be stressed, all the time. This is very bad for our health.  According to Web MD,  75-90% of visits to the doctor are stress related.  Stress is major factor in symptoms […]

Myofascial Stretching Workshop on October 8, 2016

Please come join me for a Myofascial Stretching Workshop on October 8, 2016 at 9:00-11:30am at the http://consciouslivingyoga.com Conscious Living Yoga. Please see attached flyer for details. Email, call or Facebook message me to reserve a spot. Let’s release that tight connective tissue!! See you there, Elena.

Optimism and Health

Today, I would like to talk about attitude and health. Studies confirm that attitude plays a huge role in our health and longevity. In the book “You are the placebo”, the author, Dr. Joe Dispenza lists several studies that have discovered how much impact an optimistic outlook has on our health. For example, in 2002 […]

5 Minutes Myofascial Release Technique

Often, in my praxis I work with clients who have had chronic pain for years and have tried Western medicine as well as Holistic modalities to ease their discomfort. It is incredible how Myofascial Release Therapy (MFR)  can change people’s lives. My clients experience the benefits of this powerful modality and the positive changes in […]

Posture

Posture, posture, posture we all need to watch it. The problem with bad posture is that you don’t notice the effects of it right away. It is accumulative over time and then the damage is already done.