Dr. Gretchen Hawley is a physical therapist and MS specialist. She’s the author of The MSing Link: The Essential Guide to Improve Walking, Strength & Balance for People With Multiple Sclerosis. She spoke with Yoga Moves MS founder Mindy Eisenberg in February 2024 about the role physical therapy and yoga therapy can play in restoring balance in people with MS.
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Urge incontinence is a common symptoms in MS. People experiencing urge incontinence feel like they have to go to the bathroom really badly and worry they won’t make it to the toilet. With urge incontinence there is not an obvious cause of the incontinence. This type of incontinence usually is caused by tight pelvic floor muscles combined with a weak bladder–brain connection due to nerve damage.
Yoga Moves MS had its first in-person Party with a Purpose fundraiser post-COVID on Saturday November 11, 2023. The event kicked off at 6p.m. at The Mint in Lathrup Village, MI. Party with a Purpose is more than a fundraiser, it’s a special celebration to gather for friendship, fun and in support of the fabulous Yoga Moves MS community.
Amy Weintraub, C-IAYT, MFA, E-RYT 500, YACEP, is the founder of the LifeForce Yoga® Healing Institute, an acclaimed yoga therapist, and a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health. In 1999 Amy wrote “The Natural Prozac”, Yoga Journal’s first article addressing...
Yoga Moves MS founder Mindy Eisenberg was recently featured on Emily Rex’s podcast Yoga For Real Life for a conversation about breathwork, which has become a passion for her.
Episode highlights include:
How Mindy became interested in breathwork
How breathwork is so essential for an anxious, stressed society
Challenges with teaching breathing in online settings
Students’ concerns about the “right” way to breathe
Ways to incorporate breath, mantra, and mudra into postural yoga (asana)
Yoga Moves MS partnered with MS Views and News to present this special Forum that empowers those impacted by MS with information about a range of integrative and holistic mind-body strategies. This event is an opportunity to learn about healthy living and wholesome...
This presentation was part of the Chicago Wellness for MS Forum held Saturday April 22, 2023 Dr. Block, MS Fellow at the University of Chicago, presents How the Inside and Outside Environment Affects MS. Her discussion includes information about the Gut Microbiome,...
Benefits, Safety, and Guidelines for Exercise in MS with professor Robert W. Motl
Mindy’s mother Linda was diagnoses with MS in her late 20s. She was a beauty and the beast was MS. It was primary progressive and there wasn’t much out there besides valium and steroids.