|CAROL'S GENTLE YOGA & ART
Cindy & daughter - Mommy & Me Yoga in the Park!
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"CAROL'S GENTLE YOGA & ART!.
"YOGA is beneficial in all aspects
of living a Harmonious &
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"EL VALLE ART ASSOCIATION'S ART EXHIBITION"
JAN 24 - MARCH 23, 2015
(OPENING RECEPTION was SAT. JAN 24 NOON - 1:30 PM)
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Carol at (928) 646-0148
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SEE FOR YOURSELF!
IT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR LIFE!
LEARN HOW TO:
* RELAX & REJUVENATE
* RELIEVE STRESS
* STABILIZE EMOTIONS
* IMPROVE BREATHING
* INCREASE FLEXIBILITY
* IMPROVE MUSCLE TONE
* IMPROVE CIRCULATION
* SUSTAIN WELL BEING
* MAINTAIN HEALTHY EATING HABITS
* GAIN A MORE POSITIVE ATTITUDE
* INCREASE ENERGY & VITALITY
(see "schedule" in menu bar above.)
stretch and tone muscles,
resistance to allergies,
help improve posture,
help concentration and creativity
bring together harmony of...
body, mind and spirit!
*Private home classes are available too.
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Life of Yogananda"
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|Carol's Gentle Yoga
offers the following classes:
CLASSES FOR ALL LEVELS OF
FLEXIBILITY FOR BEGINNERS
GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS
FLOOR AND "SHOE FRIENDLY" CHAIR YOGA
MOMMY & ME/POST NATAL
KID'S AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS
AND SPECIALIZED WORKSHOPS IN
CHAKRA ENERGY BALANCING,
"YOGA ON THE RED ROCKS"
plus....ART WORKSHOPS TOO!!!
CHAIR YOGA INFO.....
IF YOU CAN'T
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"GENTLE CHAIR YOGA"
CHAIR YOGA is a gentle form of yoga
promoting relaxation and proper breathing techniques
and is designed for “all levels of fitness!”
Is is designed for those who may have
suffered injuries,are overweight,
or have limited range of motion due to aging
or disabilities can benefit.
It is also beneficial for those with many health issues
including hypertension, insomnia, neck and back pain,
anxiety, depression, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
These “Chair Yoga” positions (asanas) can help
stretch your hands, wrists, arms,
upper back, hips, low back and feet.
These Yoga exercises will strengthen your abdomen,
deepen your breath, lower high blood pressure,
can eliminate stress with meditation techniques promoting
relaxation and may reduce the probability of blood-clot
formation in your blood vessels!
Namaste is a Sanskrit greeting meaning:
"I see the Divine in you
as a mirror of the Divine in myself."
We use this greeting in class
at the beginning and end.
It is included in a practice called the "Heart
Salutation." Sit or stand across from your partner
or instructor. Bring your hands together in the
prayer position pointed towards the Earth. Inhale
as you raise your hands to your heart. With a soft
gaze and an open heart, look into each other's
eyes. Bow as you exhale, looking into your
instructor's or partner's eyes and either say aloud
or silently....acknowledge the Divine in them as a
mirror of the Divine in yourself. Inhale back to
your starting position. Exhale your hands back to
As you move through your day, look into people's
eyes and say, "Namaste", either aloud or silently.
See if you can experience the "Divine within them."
This practice can also be done with animals, trees,
rocks, mountains or anything else, as we are all
Divine Consciousness in form.
Notice how this practice makes you feel??? ....
connected, alive, silly,
alone or present?
40 Ways Yoga Heals:
4.Improves Immune Function
6.Improve Lung Function
7.Leads to Slower and Deeper Breathing
8.Discourages Mouth Breathing
9.Increase Oxygenation of Tissues
10.Improves Joint Health
11.Nourishes Intervetebral Disks
12.Improves Return of Venous Blood
13.Increase Circulation of Lymph
14.Increase Circulation of Feet
16.Increase Control of Bodily Function
18.Conditions the Cardiovascular System
19.Promotes Weight Loss
20.Relaxes the Nervous Systems
21.Improve the Function of the Nervous System
22.Improve Brain Function
23.Activate the Left Prefrontal Cortex
24.Changes the Neurotransmitter Levels
25.Lower Blood Sugar
26.Lowers Blood Pressure
27.Lower Levels of Stress Hormone Cortisol
28.Improves Levels of Cholesterol and Triglycerides
29.Thins the Blood
30.Improves Bowel Function
31.Release Unconscious Muscular Gripping
32.Uses Imagery to Effect Change in the Body
34.Lowers Needs for Medication
35.Fosters Healing Relationships
36.Improves Psychological Health
37.Leads to Healthier Habits
38.Fosters Spiritual Growth
39.Elicits the Placebo Effects
40.Encourages Involvement in Your Own Healing
Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall, M.D.
"I can always tell when it’s been a while since I’ve
taken a yoga class. I start to feel a little out of
touch with the student in me, which can soon lead
to feeling disconnected with the students in front
of me. At that point, there’s really no excuse good
enough, I need to get my butt to a yoga class –
someone else’s yoga class."
----- Carol Oveross, RYT
Be the Student
“I like to remember that even as yoga teachers we
are forever students on this amazing path,” says
Aiyana Athenian, owner and teacher at Shiva
Shakti School of Yoga and Healing Arts, in Maine.
“I find it helpful to take classes … to be reminded
regularly what it is to be a student. I find it
keeps me more aware and compassionate.”