Category Archives: Yoga

Can Meditation Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer’s?

High Blood Pressure Linked With Alzheimer Disease

A new study published by the American Heart Association has found that high blood pressure increases the risk of contracting Alzheimer’s.

15% of people over 65 suffer dementia

Given the intensity of the modern world, and the pressure on workers to perform in their jobs, support a family and function in social circles, hypertension is a common problem. Continue reading Can Meditation Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer’s?

The Yin and Yang of Yoga in Chiang Mai

Walk-in Yoga Classes in Thailand

Namo YogaRain pummels against the corrugated roof of a Chiang Mai yoga studio. The rain is a blessing. Temperatures in North Thailand climb into the late 20’s even during winter and the humidity can be stifling – especially when exercising.

August is rainy season and today we are lucky the heavens have opened a little later than usual. It’s 6pm and I am about to take my third class with Neil Jefferson at NAMO.

Neil hails from south England, but has not lived on GB island since 1997. When he can earn a reasonable living in the relaxed climes of Chiang Mai, Thailand, why would he! Continue reading The Yin and Yang of Yoga in Chiang Mai