Yoga's Stretch Continuum

"I am happy to have envisioned this stretch continuum because for me, it will become the basic graphic to represent the foundational knowledge that I currently have of the body and the world of yoga. "

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Marina Mangano
An Appetite For Yoga

For the sake of mental, spiritual, and physical health though, I want to dive into the depths of yoga to help spread the ripple effect. When guided and given the prompts to identify why yoga is fulfilling you, I know it will become much more of a lifestyle change instead of a few month bank account splurge. If you’re not ready to take the plunge into yoga yet, here is my interpretation of why yoga has become so popular, in what ways it serves its students, and what its doing to satisfy a “hungry” society so that you may want to experiment with these benefits for yourself.

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Marina Mangano
THE BACKBONE OF MOVEMENT: SPINAL HEALTH 

"The spine is an amazing portal of information to locate joint or motor control issues in distant joints so how is it that the most fundamental structure in our body is often overlooked when treating athletic injuries? Chiropractors spend years studying the importance of the spine and its lead role in all that we do because without it, no athletic movements would be possible."

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~TIMELESS NUTRITION~

As the nutrition consumer and the easily influenced, what information should you trust? To help you get started I’ve put together a list of things that I believe are dietary guidelines that cannot go out of style and hopefully won’t make my future self groan when reading in 5 years as the research progresses!

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MEDITATION BRAIN & BODY

This is the excerpt for a featured post.All stressful triggers initiate the sympathetic nervous system via the Fight or Flight stress response. Stress causes a cascade of changes in the body that can be highly beneficial in the short term but drastically destructive over the long term. Some stress is good to motivate us to exercise or respond well to challenges but it’s the constant feeling of being hyped up that will wear your body, immune system, and emotional will power down. 

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