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Yoga for Health & Well Being

  • Brandon-Mitchell Art Gallery

    117 S. Locust Street (off the corner of Acequia-Park in the hospital structure on Acequia), Visalia, CA (map)

    36.330227 -119.292061

  • It's a small group that will welcome you with a warm smile.
  • Yoga For Health

    The instructor's name is Susan and she is a black belt in yoga. The class consists of us baby boomers, some who have sustained injuries and some not. Susan has sustained an injury and is mindful to  tell those in the class to listen to your body. If it's saying NO! then listen. She gives individual attention and will show you how to do a certain pose to benefit and not harm yourself further. Those who arrive early enough don't need to bring any gear as mats, ropes, bricks, etc. are provided free of charge. There is no set cost for the class but love offerings are gratefully accepted.

    Saturdays: Pranayama & Meditation : 8:30-9:10 a.m.

                        Asana 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

    38 Ways Yoga Improves Health

    1. Improves your flexibility

    2. Builds muscle strength

    3. Perfects your posture

    4. Prevents cartilage and joint breakdown

    5. Protects your spine

    6. Betters your bone health

    7. Increases your blood flow

    8. Drains your lymphs and boosts immunity

    9. Ups your heart rate

    10. Drops your blood pressure

    11. Regulates your adrenal glands

    12. Makes you happier

    13. Founds a healthy lifestyle

    14. Lowers blood sugar

    15. Helps you focus

    16. Relaxes your system

    17. Improves your balance (improves back pain)

    18. Maintains your nervous system

    19. Releases tension in your limbs

    20. Helps you sleep deeper

    21.  Gives your lungs room to breathe

    22. Boosts your immune system functionality

    23. Prevents IBS and other digestive problems

    24. Gives you peace of mind

    25. Increases your self-esteem

    26. Eases your pain (reduced pain in people with arthritis, back pain, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other chronic conditions)

    27. Gives you inner strength

    28. Connects you with guidance

    29. Helps keep you drug free

    30. Builds awareness for transformation

    31. Benefits your relationships

    32. Uses sounds to soothe your sinuses

    33. Guides your body’s healing in your mind’s eye

    34. Keeps allergies and viruses at bay

    35. Helps you serve others

    36. Encourages self care

    37. Supports you38. Uses the placebo effect, to affect changer connective tissue


    Yoga Journal

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  • Deborah
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    Hi my name is DeBorah. I've lived and worked in the valley a few years. ... more

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