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Laughter yoga and Zumba – helping people with chronic kidney disease

Rosemary Cadden reports from the CRANAplus conference in Melbourne:  Far from assuming that people on dialysis are too sick to do physical exercise, Associate Professor Paul Bennett, from Monash Health and Deakin University, says Zumba and laughter yoga should be high on the health regime for people with chronic kidney disease. “It won’t cure kidney disease, but it […]

Yoga for global health?

As mentioned previously, representatives of 340 non government organisations are attending a conference in Melbourne this week, with the Millennium Development Goals firmly on the agenda. Bhakti Johnson, National Coordinator for the Australian Association of Yoga in Daily Life, is there, together with more than 2,000 other delegates. She has been hearing, and telling, some […]