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Iyengar Yoga for Physical and Mental Wellbeing

I often recommend that my patients practice yoga as a means of pain relief and stress reduction.  A yoga student myself, I’ve been practicing with Anneke Faas and other teachers at Adeline Yoga in South Berkeley for the past several months.  I’ve found all the teachers at Adeline to be incredibly skilled, attentive, and willing to meet each student where they are at, while the atmosphere of the studio feels safe, non-competitive, and inclusive.  Curious to understand more about the Iyengar style of yoga taught there, I asked Anneke to expand upon the teachings offered at Adeline.

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Adaptogens for Balance

If you are like most people, you probably spend a fair amount of time in the fight/flight/freeze cycle of adrenal excitement and exhaustion.  Eventually your nerves and glands get exhausted from all the stimulation and you end up feeling wired and tired.  This can lead to anxiety, depression, fatigue, trouble sleeping, digestive problems, pain, and hormone imbalances.  Adaptogens are a wonderful class of herbs that can help you recover!  

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