Yoga Classes For Endometriosis Melrose MA

The severe pain and heavy bleeding associated with endometriosis impacts nearly 5 million US women. While there’s no cure, yoga can help manage pain. Try these poses from Yoga and improve your personal wellness.

DovenStar: Usui & Jikiden Reiki; Grief Healing; Meditation
(781) 586-0855
Hurd St,
Lynn, MA

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Luminous You Yoga
(978) 844-2796
76 School Street
Acton, MA

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Malden Center Yoga Studio
(617) 388-2036
427 Main Street
Malden, MA
Yoga Styles
Relaxation, Vigorous, & Yoga for Healing

Winchester Unitarian Church
(781) 729-0949
478 Main Street
Winchester, MA
Yoga Styles
Kripalu

YOGA EAST Studio & Eastern Art Gallery
(781) 944-1900
12 Woburn Street
Reading, MA
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga, Iyengar, Hatha, Vinyasa, Svaro

Universal Center for Energy Medicine
(781) 718-6028
325 Washington Street
Westwood, MA

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Melrose Therapeutic&Wholistic Center
(781) 979-0178
414 Main St.
Melrose, MA
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Body/Mind, Meditation

Shunyam Productions
(978) 996-1925
22 Dexter St.
Medford, MA
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

YMCA of the North Shore
(978) 744-0351
1 Sewall Street
Salem, MA
Yoga Styles
Astanga, Kripalu, Viniyoga, Phoenix Rising

Art of Living
(781) 933-7932
76
Woburn, MA
Yoga Styles
Yoga and Rhythmic Breathing Meditation T

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Treating Endometriosis with Yoga

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By Nora Simmons

The severe pain and heavy bleeding associated with endometriosis impacts nearly 5 million US women. While there’s no cure, yoga can help manage pain. Try these poses from Yoga for a Healthy Menstrual Cycle by Linda Sparrowe (Natural Solutions’ editor-in-chief) and Patricia Walden (Shambhala, 2004).

1. Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose (Viparita Karani). Helps balance your endocrine system, increase blood flow to your pelvic region, and calm the nervous system. Place a bolster or a thick blanket about three inches from the wall. Sit on the bolster so that your right hip and side are against the wall and then swivel your body around taking one leg at a time up the wall. Lie down so your lower back and ribs are supported by the bolster, and your head and shoulders rest on the floor. Bend your knees, cross your legs at the ankles, and remain in the pose for three to five minutes.

2. Cross Bolsters. Prevents you from gripping your uterine muscles and relaxes the pelvic floor. Set two blocks vertically against the wall a little wider than hip-width apart. Place one bolster horizontally on the floor and another vertically on top to form a cross. Sit at the center of the cross, and lie back away from the wall so that your shoulders and head are on the floor. Place your heels on the blocks, and rest in this position for a minute or two.

Author: Nora Simmons

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