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Arthritis Blogs

arthritis blogs

This week was Rheumatic Disease Blog week As a rheumatic disease patient and blogger I was both a participant and spectator.  Some of the other participants I’d interacted with before, but some of the blogs were totally new to me. The huge geographical diversity, different perspectives on disease management and writing styles makes for a […]

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MCTD and Yoga

mctd and yoga

If you’re one of my yoga students, I might have mentioned that I have arthritis or lupus.  That’s usually how I explain my health status in the interest of time.  My current diagnosis is actually Mixed Connective Tissue Disease which is a rare combination connective tissue disease. I’m very open about the fact the I […]

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Yoga for Rheumatoid Arthritis Published

An article I wrote for Everyday Health, the online health journal, was published, Yoga For Rheumatoid Arthritis: 8 Tips From An Instructor With Arthritis.   “As a person living with arthritis and a certified Yoga for Arthritis instructor, I understand the physical and emotional challenges that accompany rheumatic disease. I know firsthand that regular visits to […]

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An Awesome New Yoga Job at YFA

  I got a new job!  An official yoga job.  I’m the new Program Director at Yoga for Arthritis. I’m excited to join an organization who’s mission I’m so passionate about. I hope to help expand their reach with all their audiences, build new partnerships in the yoga and arthritis communities, and personally network.   […]

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Yoga for Arthritic Hands

  Yoga requires a lot of our wrists and hands.  Not grabbing or picking things up like we do in daily life, but a lot of weight bearing activities on our hands and wrists.  If that’s an arthritic hotspot for you, that’ a problem.   The infographic above covers a bunch of ways you can […]

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Yoga for Arthritis Training at Yogaville

  I had such a great time at the Yoga for Arthritis training at Yogaville I’m calling this my first trip. The training covered modifying classes to fit all abilities, yoga for arthritis research, and anatomy.  The group of trainees was really collegial and everyone brought unique contributions to the sessions.  All three trainers had […]

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