Explore auto-immune disorders, Lupus, Schogrins, and Rheumatoid arthritis with somatic and yogic practitioner Anna Gieselman. Anna has a deep understanding of the human body and with skillful sequencing and creative use of props, Anna teaches clients and students non-traditional ways to strengthen their joints, increase flexibility and move towards a more open and peaceful place in their bodies and mind.
In this episode, I share:
[1:51] Overview of what will be discussed [2:40] How Anna discovered she had an auto-immune disease at 36 years old [4:28] Trying to find different ways to heal [4:46] A recovering massage therapist and how yoga was Anna’s intro into body awareness [6:44] Lupus with a hint of Rheumatoid arthritis [8:00] What Schogrins is and how auto-immune impacted Anna’s yoga practices and how she teaches [10:34] What lupus is and the symptoms she feels from it [13:28] From a vegetarian lifestyle to a carnivore diet [21:19] A day in the life, eating with Anna [24:54] Living with chronic pain [25:53] Relationships and a decline in libido [27:28] Did Anna’s central nervous system play a contributing factor in the development of lupus? [31:57] Healing and her positive outlook in the world around her
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