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Posts by Nema Nyar

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Articles / Holistic Health
Sitting with Ease
Want a comfortable meditation posture? Nema Nyar explains how the pelvis is the foundation of our sitting posture, how the alignment of the upper body affects the lower body, and how our engagement with prana stabilizes the body and mind.
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Nema Nyar
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Articles / Holistic Health
A Powerful Stance: Freeing the Pelvis
How we stand says a lot about how energy moves through us. Nema Nyar describes the structure of the hip joint and how we can improve pelvic alignment and energy flow using the tensional forces of our muscles and fascia.
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Nema Nyar
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Articles / Holistic Health
A Regal Bearing: Centering the Head
Most people complain about neck and shoulder tension. Why? Because most of us carry our head forward, straining the neck, shoulders, and upper back. While a good massage provides short-term relief, the deeper solution is to realign our posture. In this post, Nema Nyar discusses how a forward head impacts the rest of the body, and how to work toward better alignment.
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Nema Nyar
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Articles / Holistic Health
Fluid Bones: Unlocking the Upper Spine
The upper spine expresses the state of our heart—if it is slumped forward, it may be hiding feelings or memories that are out of our awareness. In this third post in a series on posture, Nema Nyar explores ways to bring balance and fluidity to the upper spine, increasing our youthfulness and confidence.
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Nema Nyar
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Articles / Holistic Health
Core Power: The Foundation for Spinal Alignment
What is the key to having a presence that radiates health and confidence? Nema Nyar explores this question by looking at the energetic and physical anatomy of our core, the core’s role in supporting good posture, and the connection between how we stand and how we feel.
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Nema Nyar
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Articles / Holistic Health
Why Posture Matters
While it is easy to say “align your head and neck over your trunk,” it is not easy to do, especially for those of us slumped behind the wheel or at the computer. This introduction to a series of posts by Nema Nyar on how to regain good posture discusses the relationship of energy and alignment, and the importance of posture to the health of body and mind.
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Nema Nyar
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Articles / Holistic Health
Jin Shin Jyutsu: The Art of Hands-On Healing
Healing is at your fingertips when you practice Jin Shin Jyutsu®. By placing your hands on specific sites on your body, you can tap into the subtle source of healing power and jump-start the flow of energy to help prevent and heal illness as well as relieve physical and emotional pain and fatigue. But Jin Shin Jyutsu is more than just a hands-on healing system; it is also a philosophy and a practical system of psychology and self-awareness—an art of living.
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Nema Nyar
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Articles / Holistic Health
Wired for Touch: Connecting with Others
Modern science is confirming what traditional ayurveda has long recognized—that touch is essential to our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Yet touch is often lacking in our society. Drawing from a fascinating selection of research, Nema Nyar creates a compelling picture of the benefits of massage and other forms of touch—benefits ranging from stress reduction to improved self-image to healthy development in infants. She also suggests ways we can stay more “in touch.”
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Nema Nyar
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Classes / Ayurveda
DIY Massage
Do you have pain or stress in your body? Self-massage can help. In this workshop, Nema Nyar teaches specific, simple self-massage techniques, and explains how self-massage helps us heal physical and emotional injuries and gives us greater stability and ease. Learn how massage also stimulates the flow of prana, promotes deeper breathing, and clears the mental clutter stored in our tissues. A DIY massage is a perfect remedy for tired and achy muscles! Format: Multiple videos with audio download Length: 47 mins
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Nema Nyar & Timothy Garrison
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Articles / Holistic Health
Self-Massage & Healing
Do you have pain or stress in your body? Nema Nyar explains how self-massage helps us heal physical and emotional injuries and how it gives us greater stability and ease. Learn how massage also stimulates the flow of prana, promotes deeper breathing, and clears the mental clutter stored in our tissues. Finally, Nema offers a simple tip to enhance the beneficial effects of self-massage.
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Nema Nyar