Gentle Yoga with Sandy
Yoga I/II with Sandy
Gentle Yoga with Dawn Lacross Davis
Gentle Yoga with Cordelia
Gentle Yoga with Lili
Gentle Yoga with Lili
Tai Chi / Qi Gong
Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. The slow gentle movements of Qigong forms can be easily adapted for the physically challenged and practiced by all age groups. It is based on the meridian system used in acupuncture, emphasizes the importance of adding mind intent and breathing techniques to physical movements. Western scientific research confirms that the gentle, rhythmic movements of Qigong improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic and digestive functions offering its practitioners the benefits of reduced stress and hypertension, increased stamina and enhanced immune system.
This class is applicable to all students but is particularly helpful to those dealing with lack of flexibility, recuperating from injury, or are new to the practice of Yoga. Instructors use props to protect sensitive areas to prevent injury or injury reoccurrence. This restorative gentle class is an excellent opportunity to disconnect from the frenetic activity of daily life and let your speedometer return to 0 mph. It offers a welcome respite among all the turbulence of life and helps to prepare the mind and body for the inward stroke of meditation and deepened awareness. Moving slowly through the poses allows you to explore your mind and body at a steady and natural tempo.
This class focuses on stretching to restore and maintain flexibility. This class is appropriate for all levels from athletes to seniors and those recovering from illness or injuries. The class consists of flowing, non-strenuous movements designed to gently stretch skeletal muscles, deeply relax the nervous system and improve flexibility. Proper techniques and form results in “No Pain – Big Gain”. If it hurts you are going too far. Stretching incorrectly can actually do more harm than good. Benefits of stretching include: improved range of motion and flexibility, improved balance and better posture, improved athletic performance, reduced risk of injury and increased muscle strength as well as reduced pain as part of a pain management program.
(30 min – $40.00 1 hour – $70.00)
These classes will be designed specifically to address your health and wellness challenges. After gaining a thorough understanding of your abilities and limitation, the instructor will incorporate movements and props to insure safety to reduce the risk of injury or re-injury while providing the benefit of lengthening and strengthening your body as well as relaxing and freeing your mind. Contact us today to schedule your private wellness session. 727-216-3972