All posts tagged: The Mindfulness Center

Gentle Hatha Yoga for Hypermobility and Chronic Pain with KNMyles Class 2 – 40mins

Gentle Hatha Flow Yoga for Hypermobility and Chronic Pain with KNMyles, C.H.E.S., RYT 200 of EDS Wellness. 40-minute class recorded at The Mindfulness Center as part of EDS Wellness’ ‘Mind-Body Strategies for Hypermobility with Chronic Pain’ movement and support group program on Thursday, June 29th, 2017. Please remember – Participate at your own risk. EDS Wellness, Strength/Flexibility/Health/EDS, their affiliates and this YouTube channel, are not liable for injury or issues that may occur as a result of viewing or participating in this recorded video, or other videos freely available on the Strength/Flexibility/Health/EDS YouTube channel. Always ask your physician, physical therapist, or another healthcare provider before trying a new exercise, movement, or another program. When in doubt, just watch. These classes are not suitable for everyone. They are also not to be misconstrued as a directive for everyone living with a type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder, or their related conditions or as healthcare advice. Participation in this recorded class or any of our other videos means that you understand and accept EDS Wellness and Strength/Flexibility/Health/EDS’ and its …

Our 4th MIND-BODY STRATEGIES FOR HYPERMOBILITY AND CHRONIC PAIN class is today – December 2nd!

It’s hard to believe that our MIND-BODY STRATEGIES FOR HYPERMOBILITY AND CHRONIC PAIN program is almost over! Thank you to everyone who has registered and help support this important and fun initiative. A follow-up email including information shared in all 4 classes will be sent soon. Promise. For Real.  Our 4th class – Vinyasa Flow for Hypermobility and Chronic Pain will be a full 50-60 min class. Our final class will blend Hatha Yoga mixed with Gentle Vinyasa Flow Yoga. We will remain mindful of proper positioning and alignment for hypermobility and chronic pain but will move at a bit quicker pace during this class. However, this will still be a restorative practice. All levels welcome! This series of 4 classes are being held at The Mindfulness Center in Bethesda, MD. Classes begin at 1:30 pm. Please allow extra time to park and get set-up so that we can be mindful of the use of the studio and those who need it after our scheduled class is over . Address for The Mindfulness Center: 4963 …

Our 3rd MIND-BODY STRATEGIES FOR HYPERMOBILITY AND CHRONIC PAIN class is tomorrow – November 18th!

We had fantastic 1st & 2nd MIND-BODY STRATEGIES FOR HYPERMOBILITY AND CHRONIC PAIN classes!  Thank you to everyone who came out! A follow-up email including information shared in the both classes will be sent soon. Promise.  Our 3rd class will focus on the mindfulness for hypermobility study that was conducted at NIH a few years ago, John Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness program, and will include a 30 mins restorative yoga practice.  All levels welcome! This series of 4 classes are being held at The Mindfulness Center in Bethesda, MD.  Classes begin at 1:30pm.  Address for The Mindfulness Center: 4963 Elm St., Suite 100. Bethesda, MD 20814 (Above the Wells Fargo Bank) We have several people registered, which is great! If you are already registered or are interested in joining us tomorrow or for our final class in this series on December 2nd, here are a few suggestions to help ensure your safety and comfort: – If you have a yoga mat, you are welcome to bring it. However, The Mindfulness Center has plenty. I often recommend using …

Pictures from EDS Wellness’ 2nd Mind-Body Class for Hypermobility and Chronic Pain

A few pictures from our 2nd Mind-Body class for Hypermobility today. We discussed wrist, neck and ankle issues, how to practice yoga safely with Hypermobility, proper form in specific poses, things to look for when practicing yoga, the use of props, and finished with a gentle flow yoga practice. Professional pictures by Christina Maldonado Photography