The Benefits of Yoga, Starting the Day You Begin!

(reprint from Huffington  Post, Carolyn Gregoire, 10/28/13) AFTER YOUR FIRST CLASS: Improved Brain Function..  Just 20 minutes of yoga can improve cognitive function, boosting focus and working memory. In a University of Illinois study, participants performed significantly better on tests of brain functioning after yoga, as compared to their performance after 20 minutes of vigorous aerobic …

Practice at Work

As businesses seek new strategies to reduce health care costs, boost productivity and support employee health, yoga and meditation are now entering the conversation. We can envision meditation at work. While there are many techniques to work with, sitting comfortably, closing the eyes or focusing on an object, and bringing the attention to the breath is …

Practice…

Reduces stress Strengthens focus Boosts your memory Boosts the immune system Improves the quality of sleep Teaches the body and mind to relax Helps shed excess weight and keep it off Helps the body get and stay strong and flexible Helps you make better decisions by seeing things more clearly Brings a sense of calm …