We can modify our genes….How? By simplifying our lives.
How we modify our gene expression through yoga and mindfulness: Epigenetics
Our environment and our choices, our nutrition, and the practice of Yoga and Meditation actually modify our gene expression in nervous and immune systems. It is not all based on inheritance!
If we regularly participate in yoga and mindfulness based stress reduction activity, the relaxation response elicits specific gene expression changes. This occurs in short-term and long-term practitioners. Consistent and constitutive changes in gene expression resulting from the practice of yoga and meditation relate to long term very beneficial physiological effects.
How our environment effects our genes.
Living simply and being in Nature is very important. Changing our environment dramatically alters genes, almost immediately! Studies into bees and their hives show that a change of environment can immediately change aggressive bees into calm bees, and the other way around as well. Choose your work and home environment wisely.
How our thoughts effect our genes.
Most remarkably, genes change based on behaviour and thought. Genes switch onto to combat infection, or can become damaged and develop cancer. If too many genes change then the entire nature of the cell can be different, and therefore the entre nature of a person!
Keep your good intentions clear, with daily reminders on your purpose, and focus on all that is good, modifying that which is no longer necessary. Eliminate stressors.
How to change your genes:
Live in a quiet, stable environment
Enhance your good relationships
Please come and say hi soon, so we can modify and simplify together. A little bit of yoga in the bush this weekend…and a free open day next weekend.
BUSH YOGA RETREAT THIS WEEKEND:
Sunday 24 August 2014
Restorative Yoga – Yoga Nidra Retreat
Sunday September 14th 2014
Kundalini Yoga – Abundance Retreat
Yoga and Meditation Retreat with Samantha Lindsay-German
October, November, December dates coming soon.
FREE OPEN DAY
Open day here on 30th August! Free AyurYoga Therapy class from 10-11.30am.
A talk on becoming a teacher trainer or a yoga therapist will follow.
Talk is from 11.30am-12.30pm. Come along to one or both. All welcome!
What is happening at The Yoga and Integrative Medicine Institute:
**Yoga Teacher Training 200Hr and 350Hr part-time or intensive starts September or October.
***Yoga Therapy for Women 50 Hrs
With the wonderfully warm Senior teacher Camille Jeboult: menopause, prenatal, post natal, fertility, birth, womens yoga for healthy bodies. http://www.yimi.com.au/courses/yoga-teacher-training/specialised-yoga-training/yoga-for-women/
YA & AAYT compatible
***Yoga Therapy for Children 50 Hrs
Yoga for children with Renee Stevens including art therapy: http://www.yimi.com.au/courses/yoga-teacher-training/specialised-yoga-training/yoga-for-children/
***Start Yoga therapy now:
1 year post graduate certificate 400Hr
2 year post graduate diploma 800Hr
***First Aid and CPR Training