Yoga comes to Peavine! May 2016

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Have you been wanting to try yoga but felt intimidated by large classes of fit, young, experienced yogis? YOUR TIME HAS COME.

No matter what your age, fitness level or experience, we have your back for beginning a new journey with yoga.

The benefits of yoga are recognized by the American Osteopathic Association. Below is an excerpt from the Association’s website.

“As an osteopathic physician, I focus a lot of my efforts on preventive medicine and practices, and in the body’s ability to heal itself,” says Dr. Nevins. “Yoga is a great tool for staying healthy because it is based on similar principles.”

Physical Benefits
 “The relaxation techniques incorporated in yoga can lessen chronic pain, such as lower back pain, arthritis, headaches and carpal tunnel syndrome,” explains Dr. Nevins. “Yoga can also lower blood pressure and reduce insomnia.”
 Other physical benefits of yoga include:
  •  Increased flexibility
  • Increased muscle strength and tone

  • Improved respiration, energy and vitality

  • Maintaining a balanced metabolism

  • Weight reduction

  • Cardio and circulatory health

  • Improved athletic performance

  • Protection from injury

 Mental Benefits

Aside from the physical benefits, one of the best benefits of yoga is how it helps a person manage stress, which is known to have devastating effects on the body and mind. “Stress can reveal itself in many ways, including back or neck pain, sleeping problems, headaches, drug abuse, and an inability to concentrate,” says Dr. Nevins. “Yoga can be very effective in developing coping skills and reaching a more positive outlook on life.”

Yoga’s incorporation of meditation and breathing can help improve a person’s mental well-being. “Regular yoga practice creates mental clarity and calmness; increases body awareness; relieves chronic stress patterns; relaxes the mind; centers attention; and sharpens concentration,” says Dr. Nevins. Body- and self-awareness are particularly beneficial, she adds, “because they can help with early detection of physical problems and allow for early preventive action.”

TAKE ACTION NOW!

When: Tuesday May 17th, 6:30pm or Thursday May 19th, 3:00pm.

Where: Nature’s Way Massage, 3996 Peavine Road, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee.

Contact: (931) 335-2866 or terryowens714@gmail.com

 

 

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