Prevention Archive

Missaka: Introducing Remedial Therapy to Sri Lanka

Remedial Massage is a hands-on approach, designed to work on a particular problem area that a patient may have. Not to be confused with relaxation massage, it is used to treat musculoskeletal problem areas including strains, sprains, broken bones, bruising and, together with deep tissue massage, it works on the removal of blockages, scar tissue

Video: How Gut Bacteria Affect the Brain

Did you know that imbalances in our gut flora can even affect our thoughts? The gut-brain connection has some very significant implications for health and nutrition…

Video: Probiotics Benefits + Myths

So what really are “probiotics” and why do you need them to maintain good health?  

Video: True to Form

Having regular back pain, knee pain and so on? Read up the book True to Form by Eric Goodman if you’ve got the time. If not, watch this preview by Brian Johnson:

Workshop: Too Much Sitting: The Problems & Solutions

A big thank you going out to all the participants, and for Shawn Roche for conducting an extremely informative session on the problems and solutions related to a topic relevant to all of us today! We discussed how our movement philosophy has changed, the myths and realities of claims, how to optimize joint and spinal

What is Angamardhana Yoga?

Angamardhana is an ancient yogic process for absolute fitness. Angamardhana is unique when compared to other exercise regimes since it requires no equipment — just a 6×6 foot space. It uses the momentum of the body to exercise every major muscle, and energizes the system in just 30 minutes. Taught exclusively as part of Isha

Video: The Truth About Cholesterol

Worried your cholesterol levels may be too high? Watch this talk by Dr. Eric Berg to untangle the truth behind your LDL and HDL numbers…

Video: Why We Can’t Stop Eating Unhealthy Foods

Do we really have freedom of choice when it comes to food? Here’s a great talk from TED MED by Sugar scientist and UCSF professor of health policy Laura Schmidt…

Food That Loves Thy Heart

Sure, we’ve heard often enough that ischemic heart disease is the number one cause of mortality, contributing to a staggering 23.6% of deaths in Sri Lanka. (In contrast, road injury related deaths only contribute to 2%!) The good news is that we are blessed with an abundance of heart-healthy foods that can be added to

Missaka: Introducing Remedial Therapy to Sri Lanka

Remedial Massage is a hands-on approach, designed to work on a particular problem area that a patient may have. Not to be confused with relaxation massage, it is used to treat musculoskeletal problem areas including strains, sprains, broken bones, bruising and, together with deep tissue massage, it works on the removal of blockages, scar tissue