This summer our workshops will be held at both the stunning Red Hip Roof Barn just south east of Beaumont AB and at In Balance Wellness Centre. Come and learn to take care of your hips, core, shoulders and lower back with specialized instruction for each area of need. Connecting Couples is designed to help you take care of your partner and yourself with assisted yoga techniques. Restore and Rejuvenate is to help reduce stress and bring you into a state of serene calm at summers end.
With our brief and glorious summer weather upon us, please take the time to educate yourself on the importance of sun protection. Check out the page New Family Rule and implement a plan for you and your family. Be mindful of your skin. Paul Cohen, Dermatologist, said people need to check their skin frequently for any changes and to watch for "the ABCDEs of melanoma":
Here is another article from MEC.ca on UV Intensity, Protective Clothing and Sunscreen
The signs of spring have begun to pop up all over the place. For many people it is the time to do a thorough household spring clean. Although this annual ritual is a great way to invite spring into our homes, it also can carry potential health risks.
As you begin your spring cleaning bring awareness to how you are using your body for these activities. It is important to stretch before spring cleaning. A little stretching can go along way to prevent straining or pulling a muscle. Learning how to properly protect your lower back is one of the best things you can do for your body. 90% of adults experience lower back pain at one point in their lives. We often hear "I was just" as a precursor to an explanation of how somebody hurt themselves during household chores or everyday activities. Many people do not think of house cleaning as exercise but did you know that housecleaning can burn up to 200 calories an hour!
Here are a few key things to remember when spring cleaning:
Apple Magazine is Alberta Health Services’ health and wellness magazine. It’s filled with information you and your family can use to make your lives healthier. It is published four times a year. The most recent issue is on Our Brain. There are several wonderful articles in this issue about children's brain development. I love learning new things about our brain or simply be reminded about things we forgot about. We love the brain origami!
Enjoy the read!
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