What is Yoga?
Yoga is an ancient science of healing and self-realization that originated in India over 6,000 years ago. Yoga means "union" and refers to the merging of the individual with their higher self. Yogic physical exercise, or "Hatha Yoga" is designed to bring the body back to its natural healthy state, and to broaden the mental and spiritual capacities using the body as a vehicle of awareness.
Benefits include: stress relief, relaxation, disease prevention/treatment, rehabilitation, clarity of mind, increased strength, muscle toning, energy and flexibility, resistance to injury and fatigue, enhanced mood, weight loss, improved digestion and metabolism, emotional stability, reversal of the signs of age, general health and well-being, and a closer relationship to that which is Divine.
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What is Meditation?
Meditation, the practice of silence and stillness where one gently trains the mind to remain in the present moment has been practiced by all religions for thousands of years. Studies have shown that the process of detaching your mind from obsessive thoughts pertaining to the past and future can help relieve stress in elderly patients, reduce the frequency of hot flashes, relieve symptoms of chronic back pain, improve attention and ability to focus and even helps helps with feelings of loneliness. Resulting in the expansion of consciousness beyond the habits and boundaries of the ego.
What Yoga is NOT?
- Yoga is NOT a Religion or a Church, it requires no belief in a doctrine, no credo.
- Yoga is NOT a fashion show or dress up party.
- Yoga is NOT for specific ethnic groups/races (It is for EVERYONE).
- Yoga is NOT solely for the experienced and physically fit (It is for EVERYONE)
- Yoga is NOT a competitive sport
What is Restorative Yoga?
Restorative Yoga is suitable for people of all ages, and is especially helpful for the sexy senior. Gentle movement and stretching through beginners yoga poses can reduce swelling in joints while increasing joint mobility and improves balance which helps in reducing falls. Restorative Yoga improves cardiovascular health, aids digestion and elimination, improves sleep and lowers blood pressure and cholesterol. It has also been shown to speed the recovery from surgery and also aid in the grieving process.
What is Pre-Natal Yoga & Workshop?
This workshop provides an opportunity for you to enhance awareness of and confidence in pregnancy, labor and birth.
Understand how to create optimum conditions for birth to be as normal and natural as possible.
Through discussion, gentle postures, breath work, vocal toning, meditation, visualization and massage, you will cultivate greater relaxation, understanding and enjoyment for childbearing. Calm and flexibility ease the birthing process, reducing pain and increasing the joy of giving birth.
You will practice postures that are both beneficial and enjoyable for the rest of pregnancy and during labor. You will feel more connected to the unborn baby.
The presence and encouragement of a woman’s partner/family member is a powerful aid to labor and delivery. Partners will be supported to understand how to support the birthing mom with confidence and sensitivity. This awareness and presence can lessen the requirement for medical interventions.
Deepen your relationship with yourself and your unborn child.
Beneficial at any time during your pregnancy.