06-22-2013, 04:33 AM   #1
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Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Yoga and Crohn's

I started men's yoga half a year ago. I was persuaded by a colleague to join, the classes are paid by my firm and it's from 12-1pm on Monday's and Thursday's, so it really doesn't cut into free time.

Anyway, I think it really works well for Crohn's management because it both is sport and relaxes me. As this is men's yoga, the "spiritual" element has been cut out and it focuses on the physical elements of yoga plus to a smaller extent on breathing techniques.

Any other Yoga enthusiasts out there (men included ;-) )?
Crohn's diagnosed in 1999
On Aza from 2003 to 2008 and from 2010 again until Today
60cm of smaller intestine removed in 2003
Vitamin therapy with D3, B6, B12, magnesium, zinc, folic acid for years
Iron therapy with Tardyferron 80mgx2 and Loesferron 80mg for years
Yoga, running, freeletics on the sport side!
06-24-2013, 11:29 PM   #2
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Location: Fort St. John, British Columbia

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I do it at home in the morning before the kids get up. I'm just patiently waiting to be able I get back into it after my bowel resection. It's such a calming way to start the day.

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