all the high intensity training and the overall speed of life,
sometimes it's nice to simply slow down. In this class, we will move
through poses that will help transform both your body and mind
ultimately helping you find an inner calmness/peace, strengthen the
core, tone muscles, and enhance balance and stability while leaving you
feeling stronger and more centered.
Beginners are WELCOME! Whether you’re a couch potato or a
professional athlete, size and fitness levels do not matter because
there are modifications for every yoga pose. The idea is to explore your limits. YOGA is a complement to all exercise programs and
healthy lifestyle and a great way to get in
tune with your body and your inner self.
Requirements: Yoga mat, towel, and water. Consult your medical doctor if you have spinal or neck injuries.
Gentle enough for
people with movement limitations, stiffness due to lack of exercise or
only strength exercise; relief from disabilities, e.g., arthritis, back
recovery from surgery or injury; for seniors, new
practitioners, pregnant women and those seeking stress-reduction
or weight management. A gentle yoga approach is an important compliment
in programs to reverse heart disease or provide
relief from the challenging conditions of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, or mood disorders.
BENEFITS OF STRETCHING. A great tool for
staying healthy and focuses on your body’s natural tendency toward health and self-healing.
PHYSICAL BENEFITS. “The relaxation techniques can lessen soon chronic pain, such as lower back pain, arthritis and headaches; also may lower blood pressure and reduce insomnia.”
Other physical benefits include: Increased flexibility Increased muscle strength and tone Improved respiration, energy and vitality Maintaining a balanced metabolism Weight reduction Cardio and circulatory health Improved athletic performance Protection from injury
MENTAL BENEFITS. Aside from the physical benefits, one of the
best benefits is how it helps a person manage stress, which is
known to have devastating effects on the body and mind. Stress can
reveal itself in many ways, including back or neck pain, sleeping
problems, headaches, drug abuse, and an inability to concentrate.