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If you are unsatisfied with your life in any way - physically, intellectually, emotionally, or spiritually you may find yoga therapy effective to help you realign your life to feel more positive about yourself and your life. Yoga therapy has proven to be an effective adjunct therapy for biomedical and psychosocial issues because it takes a look at the person as a whole, not just on the symptoms. More importantly, yoga therapy empowers the clients to direct their treatment plan.

Holistic Yoga Therapy (HYT) compassionately guides clients to explore their life from a holistic perspective and apply the knowledge gained to improve their health and quality of life. Emphasis is placed on balancing the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual pieces (PIES). The ancient practices and teachings of yoga are applied to support each client’s goals, needs and learning styles.

If you are unsatisfied with your life in any way - physically, intellectually, emotionally, or spiritually you may find yoga therapy effective to help you realign your life to feel more positive about yourself and your life. We work with three main types of populations - special needs, special populations, and lifestyle coaching.

Special Needs

Anyone with physical, sensory, cognitive, intellectual or mental impairments can benefit from holistic yoga therapy. Clients experience increased self-regulation and self-soothing skills by learning breath work and relaxation techniques. The physical practice of yoga postures, or asanas, increases motor skills and body awareness which promotes greater communication and social skills.

• Down Syndrome

• Emotional Behavioral Disorder (EBD)/Emotional Disturbance

• Executive Functioning Disorder

• Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD)

• Asperger’s Disorder

• ADHD/ADD

• Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder

• Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

• Attachment Disorder

• Oppositional Defiance Disorder

Special Populations

The combination of breath work, guided meditation, self-exam- ination, and physical postures can enhance physical and mental well-being by re-balancing the body’s glandular, nervous, and energetic response to stressors. At PIES, we believe the benefits of yoga should be accessible to EVERYONE and strive to offer a variety of intimate group classes for special populations. Addition- ally, each week we offer several dynamically adaptive classes that include a combination of thera- peutic modalities to address the issues that appear on the mat.

• Beginners/Accessible

• Adaptive/Therapeutic

• Seniors

• Caregivers

• Native Spanish Speakers

• Physical Impairments

• Pain Management & Injury Recovery

• Arthritis & Osteoporosis

• Visual Impairment

• Insomnia & Sleep Issues

Lifestyle Coaching

The teachings of yoga contain many tools to open new thought processes that can greatly im- prove life balance and success at work or in their home life. In ho- listic yoga therapy, clients work in partnership with the therapist to find the most effective strate- gies to identify and attain their individual goals in their work or home life.

Many have learned to tap into their inner strength and over- come self-defeating challenges, maximize talents, compensate for deficiencies, and manage the challenges of everyday life through the skills gained in HYT.

• Stress Management/Self-care

• Career Advancement/Change

• Work-Life Balance

• Healthy Parenting & Family Life

• Interpersonal Relationships

• Grief & Loss

• Anxiety & Depression

• Cancer Quality of Life

• Trauma & PTSD

• Body Image Disorders

Upcoming events (4+)

My Body Don't Bend That Way - Therapeutic Yoga

PIES Fitness Yoga

$28.00

Think you aren't flexible enough for yoga? Afraid to get onto the floor? Living with physical aches or restricted range of motion? Then this is the perfect yoga class for you! Explore your body's strengths in a fun, supportive environment while maintaining and growing your range of motion, flexibility, balance, strength, and sense of peace. All are welcome in this therapeutic class.

Come ready to try new things, laugh, ask questions, and support each other.

Please reserve your spot at www.piesfitnessyoga.com. The session is offered both InStudio and OnLine. The Zoom link for the OnLine session will be emailed 15 minutes before class starts to those who are registered at www.piesfitnessyoga.com. Sign up for sessions must be made at least 2 hours prior to class.

The address is 33 South Pickett Street Suite 200 Alexandria, VA

Discount is available to seniors, teachers, students, emergency responders, and military. All can save by purchasing class packs.

Yin Yoga - Therapeutic

PIES Fitness Yoga

$28.00

This therapeutic yin yoga class is specifically designed to help you connect your mind with your body, find your edges, soften your muscles to take the stretch deeper and into your connective tissues and fascia, and become more comfortable with stillness. Whether you just feel inflexible, are recuperating from an injury or procedure, or live with a chronic condition this class will meet you where you are and offer just the right postures to cultivate a greater sense of openness in your mind, body, and spirit.

Each posture is held for 3-5 minutes with support from props like blocks, bolsters, blankets, and more. You'll also learn visualization, meditation, and breath practices that will help you find more comfort in your discomfort on and off the mat.

Please reserve your spot at www.piesfitnessyoga.com. The session is offered both InStudio and OnLine. The Zoom link for the OnLine session will be emailed 15 minutes before class starts to those who are registered at www.piesfitnessyoga.com. Sign up for sessions must be made at least 2 hours prior to class.

The address is 33 South Pickett Street Suite 200 Alexandria, VA

Seniors, students, teachers, emergency responders and military receive a discount. All can save by purchasing multi-class packs.

My Body Don't Bend That Way - Therapeutic Yoga

PIES Fitness Yoga

$20.00

Think you aren't flexible enough for yoga? Afraid to get onto the floor? Living with physical aches or restricted range of motion? Then this is the perfect yoga class for you! Explore your body's strengths in a fun, supportive environment while maintaining and growing your range of motion, flexibility, balance, strength, and sense of peace. All are welcome in this therapeutic class.

Come ready to try new things, laugh, ask questions, and support each other.

Classes at the West End Village Location are accessible to those with limited mobility.

Discount is available to seniors, teachers, students, emergency responders, and military. All can save by purchasing class packs.

Yin Yoga - Therapeutic

PIES Fitness Yoga

$28.00

This therapeutic yin yoga class is specifically designed to help you connect your mind with your body, find your edges, soften your muscles to take the stretch deeper and into your connective tissues and fascia, and become more comfortable with stillness. Whether you just feel inflexible, are recuperating from an injury or procedure, or live with a chronic condition this class will meet you where you are and offer just the right postures to cultivate a greater sense of openness in your mind, body, and spirit.

Each posture is held for 3-5 minutes with support from props like blocks, bolsters, blankets, and more. You'll also learn visualization, meditation, and breath practices that will help you find more comfort in your discomfort on and off the mat.

Please reserve your spot at www.piesfitnessyoga.com. The session is offered both InStudio and OnLine. The Zoom link for the OnLine session will be emailed 15 minutes before class starts to those who are registered at www.piesfitnessyoga.com. Sign up for sessions must be made at least 2 hours prior to class.

The address is 33 South Pickett Street Suite 200 Alexandria, VA

Seniors, teachers, students, military, and emergency responders can receive a discount. Everyone can save by purchasing multi-class packs.

Past events (1,545)

Yoga Therapy for Stress & Anxiety

PIES Fitness Yoga

$28.00

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