Yoga is movement and breath and is beneficial in creating "Optimal Health". Regularity is more important than frequency. Most begin with one class per week.
As you begin to feel better, you may want to come to class more often. The more you practice, the faster you will feel the benefits at deeper levels.
Yes, while you may not feel flexible, Yoga is. All poses can be modified to help anyone in any condition. Our teachers allow all to be their "Authentic Self". They use props such as blocks, bolsters, and straps to help our students to begin to stretch.
Yes, Yoga can help with weight loss. Movement, deep breathing, and strengthening exercises help to burn calories, tone muscle, and regulate metabolism and digestion. Yoga also increases self-awareness. You may begin to notice how you feel when you eat certain foods. Choosing to do Yoga can help you make healthy choices in all areas of your life.
We offer Restorative Yoga and Private One on One instruction. These classes move at a slower pace with teachers trained to work with injuries.
Yes, Yoga classes will help relieve stress. Yoga focuses on breathing and staying in the present moment. For an especially low-stress introduction to Yoga, try our Restorative Yoga and Chakra Crystal Bowls class.