Half-Monkey Pose

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Family Guide, Fitness, Health, Publications

Half Monkey pose stretches and strengthens the hamstrings, hips, lower back, and calves. It also tones the leg muscles and increases blood circulation in the hamstrings and hips. FamilyGuide Begin in downward-facing dog (by making an […]

Summer!

August 11, 2016 · Posted In: Health, News

The symptoms of heat exhaustion can develop swiftly and suddenly. If you are age 60 or older, not only does your risk for developing heat exhaustion intensify, but the symptoms can develop more rapidly and […]

Dolphin Pose

August 3, 2016 · Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

Dolphin pose strengthens the arms and shoulders, tones the abdomen, stretches the hamstrings, and reverses blood flow. 1. Begin on hands and knees. Place your knees directly below your hips, and your wrists directly under […]

Doug Strain

June 23, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Fitness, Health, Publications

Nestled in the leafy upper levels of the Old Market Passageway, tucked in the conjoining rooms of a former yoga studio, you’ll find the cozy abode of Aether & Epsom, a massage therapy studio and […]

Geriatric Nurses

April 21, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

Some people just don’t get it when it comes to the health of older adults. Many believe that elderly people are always tired. But that’s a myth. “It’s also not true that an older person […]

Jane Beran

January 7, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, Nutrition, Publications

A cornerstone is a building block of importance, architecturally joining two walls. Metaphorically, it signifies that everything worthwhile begins somewhere, often connecting the past and the future. In Benson, where business and culture are booming, […]

One-Legged Pigeon Pose

December 21, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

Editor’s note:  Rachel is on maternity leave, spending time with young Nova Joy.  While she is gone, we are happy to bring you this yoga pose by Lindsay Lee. I always joke with my students […]

Alzheimer’s Disease

December 10, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be both physically and emotionally demanding. “As the disease progresses, the amount of care the Alzheimer’s patient requires rises dramatically, as does the toll it takes […]

Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend

November 3, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

The Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend stretches the hamstrings and inner thighs, tones and strengthens the spine, opens the hips, and stimulates the abdominal muscles, all while relaxing the mind. Sit upright and separate the […]

Triangle Pose

October 5, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications, Uncategorized

The Triangle pose stretches and strengthens the thighs and ankles, stretches the hamstrings, hips, spine, and chest, relieves backache (especially during pregnancy—I’m photographed here as I entered my third trimester), and helps to keep stress […]


 
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