Balance and Harmony with Yoga
What comes into your mind when you hear the word Yoga? And why do Celebrities swear by it…. Celebrities like Jennifer Anniston, Madonna, Raquel Welch, Tatum O’Neal, Olivia Newton-John, Jeff Bridges, Emilio Estavez, Barbara Streisand, Danny Clover, Nick Cage, and Cameron Diaz… just to name a few.
Yoga has become very popular, and is practiced by people all around the world. So, what exactly is Yoga?
A lot of people think that Yoga is a type of exercise, and yes it is that but at Oxygen Yoga & Fitness it is so much more. Yoga is a way of life.
Yoga is all about relationships. The relationship you have with yourself, your body and mind. It’s all about connection.
Yoga aims for the perfect union of body, mind, and spirit and promotes personal health, growth and wellness.
There are so many styles to choose from at Oxygen Yoga & Fitness from a gentle flow to a fast moving practice of athletic yoga and pilates style exercises. It’s simply a matter of personal preference. Some styles are very gentle, while others like are physically challenging. We at Oxygen practice our Yoga in a Infrared Heated room and it feels so great to open and lengthen the body in this heat and because there are many styles to choose from, almost everyone can find a style that suits them physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
If you haven’t tried Yoga yet, now is a great time to give it a shot. People of all ages, levels of flexibility, body shapes and sizes, can benefit from this wonderful practice, and the benefits are amazing!
Yoga makes you feel great. That’s why most students come back to yoga again and again, year after year. There are a number of reasons why people turn to Yoga; to reduce stress, to become more flexible, to increase strength, to help with depression, or simply just to look better in their jeans. Regardless the reason, Yoga is for everybody!
Let’s talk about what to expect in a class. Yoga classes can range in style, level and duration. Classes can run from 30 minutes up to 90 minutes.. During your session, your teacher will guide you through a series of moves.
Yoga is the perfect opportunity for you to learn about your body and mind. Your teacher will be will remind you from time to time to let go of any type of judgements, comparisons and competition.
Every student will be encouraged to do their personal best and to get in touch with their own body awareness. Your teacher will also give you variations to meet your own physical needs.
Go to class with and an open mind and an open heart and you will enjoy the benefits of Yoga.
Yoga and You
Regardless of your lifestyle, yoga will help you grow as a person. “I’ve been practicing yoga for a while now, and it’s an incredibly powerful and positive force in my life,” said Madonna. Madonna has been practicing Ashtanga Yoga and is known as the new pop guru of Yoga.
Today more and more Athletes are turning to Yoga to improve performance and to help prevent injuries. Some of the world’s top athletes such as Evander Holyfield, finds that Yoga helps keep him focused, both on and off the mat.
We invite you to come out to Oxygen Yoga & Fitness to try out all the variety of classes that we offer. Call us at 778-980-9642 for a one week free trial.