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Yoga is Super for us!

I have done yoga since I was a teenager. I has helped save my poor back and as I get older, I appreciate that it helps me maintain good balance. But, I didn’t realize how super yoga is for us.

Heart Disease

Several trials have found that yoga can lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and resting heart rates, and help slow the progression of atherosclerosis—all risk factors for heart disease, says Erin Olivo, PhD, director of Columbia University’s Integrative Medicine Program.

While almost any exercise is good for the heart, experts speculate yoga’s meditative component may give it an extra boost by helping to stabilize the endothelium, the lining of the blood vessels that, when irritated, contributes to cardiovascular disease. Since the lining is reactive to stress, and meditation can lower stress hormones, yoga may be causing a cascade of events that could reduce your risk of a heart attack or stroke.… Read the rest

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I just Love Gentle Yoga !

When we went to the class, my mind was going ten thousand miles a minute. Even when we st in our first posture, I could not stop the thinking. The breath, watch the breath. We started on postures, and I lost track, staying in the moment. Before I knew, my day had started over, and I awoke, as if from a dream, and the class was over and I felt refreshed.

I just Love Gentle Yoga !… Read the rest

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I am so much more peaceful inside.

Since starting Gentle Yoga, I’ve learned to be more graceful, providing myself and others with more grace and care through my words and actions. I’ve also learned to keep choosing to be peaceful and smile, even when I find myself wanting to do the exact opposite. It’s a challenge sometimes but now I know I can choose the brighter side instead of the darker side. Thank you! Frank… Read the rest

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