Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) is an instructor-led method of recognizing muscle tension and increasing body awareness. By providing relaxation and soothing tired muscles, PMR can be part of one's overall fitness plan. Hear more about PMR from fitness expert Nathan Bahr, and listen to some PMR sessions.
Some classical compositions really seem to speak of the beauty of farms, fields, nature, and animals. In some of these cases, the composer was specifically attempting to draw the listener's attention to these details, and in others the pastoral theme is more subtle.
Starting Thursday, Sept. 1, patients at Mayo Clinic hospitals around the U.S. will be able to relax to a custom blend of classical music provided by YourClassical. The collaboration between YourClassical and Mayo Clinic is intended to promote healing and comfort for patients.