Yoga for People with Disbilities
Disabilities, ADHD, Obesity
Whether you want to increase focus, balance, cardiovascular health, weight loss, or learn how to build your balance again with an artificial limb, a 15 to 45 minute class can be designed for your specific needs. Chair yoga, breathing exercises, and balancing exercises can be combined or stand alone solutions whether you are trying to increase your balance, concentration, or lose weight.Find yoga as a way in your life to reduce the reported percentages listed below:
As reported in the Washington Post
9% of U.S. Kids Have ADHD
By Steven Reinberg
Tuesday, September 4, 2007; 12:00 AM
MONDAY, Sept. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 9 percent of American children have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but only 32 percent of them are getting the medication they need. That\'s the sobering conclusion of a landmark new study, the first of its kind based on what doctors consider the "gold standard" of diagnostic criteria -- the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition.
Percentage Of Obese Americans Growing…
Newsday | RONI RABIN | August 24, 2005 02:18 AM
Despite a smattering of government initiatives to curb the trend, Americans continued to gain weight last year as the adult obesity rate inched up to 24.5 percent from 23.7 percent in 2003, a new report says.
In New York, 22.1 percent of adults were obese last year, up from 20.9 percent in 2003. Overall, 57.7 percent of New York adults were overweight, a more general category that includes both the moderately overweight and the obese.
One In Five American Children Is Obese
Reported in EMAXHealth.com; UMHS, Friday, March 30, 2007, 17:46
America is facing an epidemic. Despite numerous studies showing the negative effects of obesity on everything from heart disease and diabetes to possible links with cancer, one in five American children is obese.
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