• News & Updates,  Uncategorized

    Meet Rachael: Licensed Social Worker & Yoga Instructor

    Rachael Hornbostel, LSW Rachael has her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Denver and her Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from Agnes Scott College. She is a licensed social worker in the state of Colorado and pulls from her extensive education and experience in mental health. Rachael has over 6 years of experience working closely with adolescents, adults, and older adults. Rachael found her passion for brain health while completing her master’s where…

  • Poses & Techniques,  Uncategorized

    Reduce Stress and Anxiety with this 5 Minute Mountain Meditation

        “The best view comes after the hardest climb.” – Anonymous    5 Minute Mountain Visualization Meditation  Read by Rachael Hornbostel Adapted from Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mountain Meditation Meditating has been proven to help reduce stress, lower anxiety, and help with depression not only for stroke survivors and traumatic brain injuries, but for a vast majority of the population. So take a few minutes to yourself today, get in a comfortable sitting position, and follow…

  • News & Updates,  Poses & Techniques

    Tips to Decrease Risk of Stroke or Heart Attack During the Holidays

    Stress of the Holidays December can be a stressful time of the year with winter holidays, family in town, and additional financial demands. Add in decadent food and excessive drinking and the month can easily be a time of unhealthy habits – increasing your risk for a stroke or heart attack. But December doesn’t have to be filled with stress and increased risk. Below we outline some easy ways to destress and stay healthy during…

  • Poses & Techniques,  Research Studies

    Yoga Found to Improve Sleep, Depression, and Quality of Life in Veterans with PTSD

        Approximately 6,000 Veterans per year are admitted to VA facilities with a stroke, and Veterans receive approximately 60,000 stroke related outpatient visits annually US Department of Veterans Affairs Yoga can Help Veterans with PTSD and Here’s How Yoga has been found to be a beneficial practice for individuals of all walks of life, whether they are living with a chronic illness, coping with trauma or high-levels or stress and responsibility, or just looking…

  • Poses & Techniques,  Research Studies

    Rewire the Brain through Gratitude

    November is for Gratitude November is the perfect time of year to remind us to be thankful for the life we have and the gifts we’ve received. It’s a time to reflect on our lives and acknowledge every little bit of good we have, no matter how big or how small, and soak in the feeling of being loved, appreciated, and/or fortunate.  And this act of reflection and appreciation often makes us feel good, whether…