Arthritis At Home Episode 134 – Arthritis and Yoga
In this episode of Arthritis at Home, Cheryl Koehn, president of Arthritis Consumer Experts, and Ellen Wang, programs coordinator and Yoga instructor, discuss the history and evolution of Yoga. The practice that was once deeply rooted in religion and culture has become modernised in western society. They then dive into the evidence surrounding the therapeutic benefits of practicing yoga for individuals living with arthritis. Ellen shares some of the practical, mental, and physical benefits of mobility exercise and how principals and movements can be incorporated into one’s day.
Check out these helpful resources to learn more
- History of Yoga
- How to avoid cultural appropriation
- Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis with Yoga
- Yoga Resource