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Yoga for Special Needs

A gentle and therapeutic program of yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development.  Students with special needs, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Autism and other developmental disabilities;  also effective in the treatment of ADD, ADHD and other learning disabilities.  An integrated series of balanced yoga poses to increase body awareness, strength and flexibility, specialized breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques to improve concentration and reduce hyperactivity. Give me a call today at 517-439-9357 to learn more about yoga for special needs. Read More

Lovely Chubby Yoga

This class is designed to help students 30 pounds or more over ideal body weight feel beautiful and confident in their own skin. No longer do you need to feel self conscious and limited. You are strong, beautiful, and capable of a great deal more than you know.  This class consists of breath awareness, warm up, slow non-strenuous workout, and a guided deep relaxation meditation. Read More

Yoga for Veterans

Warriors at Peace Discover Yoga’s ability to soothe and repair war torn minds and spirits. This is an alternative therapy to help veterans deal with combat stress and the physical pain that’s sometimes a memento of military service. Yoga is also an effective tool in helping to reduce dependency on pain and sleep medications. Vets get their first two classes free. Follow these links to learn more about Yoga for Vets: Healing Life’s Traumas with Yoga Harvard, Brigham Study: Yoga Eases Veterans PTSD Symptoms Veterans Turn To Yoga To Cope With PTSD A Breath of Hope How Yoga Can Help Read More

Top Ten Reasons to Try Yoga

1.  Stress Relief Yoga reduces the physical effects of stress on the body.  By encouraging relaxation, yoga helps to lower the levels of the stress hormone, cortisol.  Related benefits include lowering blood pressure and heart rate, improving digestion and boosting the immune system as well as easing symptoms of conditions such as anxiety, depression, fatigue, asthma and insomnia. 2.  Pain Relief Yoga can ease pain. Studies have demonstrated that practicing yoga asanas (postures), meditation or a combination of the two, reduce pain for people with conditions such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, auto immune diseases and hypertension as  well as arthritis, Read More

Corporate Crunch

No time for a workout? At an opportune time, before, during or after work, I will come on-site to your place of business to teach a corporate sponsored (or individual group of co-workers) yoga session.  Clear the mind, revitalize the body and increase productivity with yoga.  Each class will focus on the needs of the attending students. Think a mid-day workout doesn’t fit into your daily plan? Consider this: Research from Stockholm University in Sweden found that employees were equally or more productive when they exercised for two and a half hours during the week than when they spent that Read More

Yoga for Athletes

This class may be tailored to fit the specific needs of any type of sport, individual or team, including running, tennis, football, basketball, etc. A precise class designed to develop strength, build endurance, improve performance and prevent overuse injuries. Read More