• What we'll do
Improve your health with a gentle, mindful approach to your yoga practice from chair or on a mat
As with any meditative process, this gentle, enjoyable movement practice is great for stress reduction.
Each session will open with a grounding practice to set the intention for the session.
Then, we will step through a series of asanas (flexibility exercises or repetitive movements) with a focus on being mindful in the practice. Each asana in this type of yoga is adaptable to what ever your level of practice is for that day. Everyone will be doing self adjustments (adapting movements, taking rests) in each asana. Each asana will aid in expanding the body's flexibility, as well as assist in balancing the nervous and glandular systems. These exercises are typically done while sitting in a chair. If you prefer to use a yoga mat, please bring one with you.
Between each asana, there will be an opportunity to relax and repeatedly to tune into the body, growing and expanding our awareness of the present moment. In addition, near the end of the session, we have a period of deep relaxation (shavasana) which often includes a teacher directed guided relaxation.
We close each class with a meditation. The purpose of all yoga is to prepare the mind for meditation, and so in keeping with tradition, we unite the body, mind and spirit in a short meditation.
Each session will start with the same sequence of asanas that are easy to remember, so you can lead your own practice at home between sessions and after the end of this workshop.
Come join us while we have fun and work on issues such as:
As with any physical movement practice, even a gentle one such this, you must get authorization from your physician before starting.
• What to bring
Wear comfortable clothes that allow you to stretch. You might want to bring a water bottle.
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