Improve Psychomotor Perform of Intellectually Disabled Children with Yoga

Improve Psychomotor Perform of Intellectually Disabled Children with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Special needs experts agree that yoga activities make a positive impact on individuals with special needs.  These activities improve mobility, strength, and digestion for individuals with disabilities.” – Cara Batema   Intellectual disabilities involve below average intelligence and […]

Improve Executive Control in Thinking with Yoga

Improve Executive Control in Thinking with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “yoga can be a cognitive enhancement or brain fitness exercise that can confer similar or even more extensive cognitive resilience than memory training-the gold standard-in older adults.” – Helen Lavretsky   Mindfulness training has been shown to be effective in improving […]

Reduce Menopausal Symptoms with Yoga

Reduce Menopausal Symptoms with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “When I feel overwhelmed with hot flashes and out-of-control emotions, I head back to basics. In yoga it’s called ‘”beginner’s mind,” which is the concept of dropping what I think I know and surrendering to my body’s natural wisdom.” – Rachel Zinman   Menopause […]

Improve Mobility and Quality of Life in Patients with Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy with Yoga

Improve Mobility and Quality of Life in Patients with Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy with Yoga   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Exercise can increase blood flow to the hands and feet and may offer temporary relief from pain. People should discuss the exercises that are best for them with their doctor. Low-impact activities, such as […]