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Yoga for Sciatica

Yoga for Sciatica

I've unfortunately suffered through sciatica for years. When it's bad it can be pretty debilitating. Sciatica is when the sciatic nerve is compressed, generally due to tight muscles sitting on the nerve. The sciatic nerve is the biggest in the body and stems from the lower back all the way down the legs. 
Yoga can help of course, the main thing is getting to know your body and know where the nerve is being affected. For me, it can stem from my piriformis or further up in my QL. Either way, it's incredibly painful and limits my range...

The benefits of not indulging in the masculine

So our life is constant. Go go go. Don't spend too much time worrying about where you are, instead-focus on where you're going next! This is what we are engaged to believe in order to keep capitalism alive. No wonder we're all anxious/stressed/depressed. No wonder we're striving for the next promotion/the next tinder swipe/the next "goal".

We are so focused on the yang or 'masculine' element of our lives that we don't take any time for the yin/feminine. Physically; whether you go to the gym and lift weights, or are a die hard yogi, progression will only advance...