Category Archives: benefits of yoga

June 2016 focus and class schedule

Our Breath is so elementary and yet has so much potential to reveal subtle knowledge about our lives when it becomes conscious and the focus of inquiry. It is possible to live one’s whole life without giving breath a second … Continue reading

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/breTH/ workshop with Debbie Marquette: June 11-12, 2016

Update (5/23):  Several people have expressed an interest in registering for the workshop but are unavailable on the June dates.  If you would be interested in a July workshop, please contact Debbie and let her know!  (She can be reached … Continue reading

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Reminder: special Yin class, Living Our Yoga, on F 1/29 @ 5:30 p.m.

Alice and Angie would like to remind members of our community about this week’s co-taught Yin class, Living Our Yoga, and we invite  you to join us on Friday, January 29, at 5:30 p.m.  In case you missed it in the January … Continue reading

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August 2015 focus and class schedule

August brings us to the hot sultry days of summer and the anticipation of school starting up again. Change. Amping up. There is always an emotional response to change, especially when it is a change that directly impacts our lives. … Continue reading

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Yoga’s benefits to your brain (from Psychology Today blog)

During a recent (July 3) Yin class, Angie shared excerpts from this post on the Psychology Today website.  Written by Marlynn H. Wei, a yogi who is also a psychiatrist, the piece is titled “Why Does Anyone Do Yoga, Anyway?” … Continue reading

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Benefits of Yoga & Meditation: Women-in-Charge Luncheon with Susan Polk on Tues., 7/28

You already know that your yoga practice makes you feel better, but do you know some of the reasons why it does?  Join your fellow yogis and urge your friends you’ve been encouraging to start yoga to attend The Medical Center’s upcoming … Continue reading

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Mindfulness, yoga, and athletes

In the last few weeks, several news outlets have run stories about the ways that mindfulness can assist athletes.  On Point featured an interview with George Mumford, author of The Mindful Athlete:  Secrets to Pure Performance, that highlighted his work … Continue reading

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“Text Neck”: what it is, how to avoid it

In the Gentle class this morning, Frances mentioned having seen a recent Good Morning America story on “text neck.”  The story illustrates how neck pain and injuries can result from looking down at screens for hours a day and emphasizes … Continue reading

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July 2015 focus and class schedule

Water. It seems that some places are getting too much and other places aren’t getting enough. Statistics show that the Pacific Ocean temperature is rising, and, as a result, the jet stream is shifting. Places that used to be dry … Continue reading

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Restorative class: Fri., June 26 and Sundays in July

Many yoga students are already aware of the substantial benefits of Restorative yoga to relax and calm both the body and the mind.  (Yoga Journal weighs in on why everyone needs this style of yoga during winter, but the information about having … Continue reading

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