Yoga for fibromyalgia and ME/CFS

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A regular stretching and conditioning practice is great for flexibility, balance and strength for anyone living with fibromyalgia or ME/CFS.  I am not talking #instagramyogapretzel type contortions, but basic stretches, often altered to accommodate our unique health challenges. As with … Continue reading

Bellydance with Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Many in the dance community are unaware I have lived with fibromyalgia and myalgic encephalomyelitis (the more accurate term for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) for over 15 years. As the symptoms progressed, it was clear ballet, gymnastics, athletics and other high impact dance … Continue reading

For the beginner dancer

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Preface: This is an article I wrote specifically for bellydancers, though much of it can be applied to most creative endeavours. To the beginner bellydancer…. Congratulations on embarking on your dance journey. Welcome to the alternate reality of beads, tassels, … Continue reading