Tai Chi / Qi Gong Exercise Classes
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. These exercise classes are 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.
Gentle Yoga Exercise Classes
These classes are 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.
Gentle Stretching Exercise Classes
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.
Come for a Class and Learn More About Our Other Holistic Services
At East West Health Solutions, we not only offer wellness classes but have a wide range of other holistic services. We approach healthcare with an integrative medicine perspective that promotes health and wellness from both a Western and Eastern outlook. We offer a wide range of services including Health and Nutrition Counseling, halotherapy, acupuncture, manual therapies, Chinese herbal medicine and much more. So join for one of our classes and then take a minute to find out more about all the other services we provide that can help you attain the best health possible.