Yoga is about a more conscious way of
living. It is about bringing awareness to everything,
every moment. It is about the conscious knowing that we
are a mind, body and Spirit - joined as one, working in
harmonious union. It is about balance and harmony;
physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
Yoga is a tool for stretching - not just the body, but,
also your perceptions. Yoga is about surrendering to the
process, whatever it is; willingness and commitment to
your own goals and growth. Yoga can assist in building a
strong sense of Self. Yoga is about the way you live
your life, not just the condition of your life.
Yoga predates the Christ by several thousand years and
comes from the Indus Valley, Pakistan to India around
1500 B. C. Yoga is not a religion, it is a way of life.
Information about yoga comes to us from the vedas, or
hymns and The Upanishads, and then the Bhagavad Gita,
written around 300 B. C. The first written references to
yoga and meditation are found in The Upanishads.
"When the five senses are still, and reason itself sits
in silence, then begins the path supreme. This calm
steadiness of the senses is called Yoga."
Hatha Yoga provides strengthening, toning and greater
flexibility through physical movements called 'asanas'.
Through the regular practice of deep breathing,
relaxation and meditation, you can experience a greater
sense of balance, harmony and peace of mind. The class
is a laboratory for you to heighten your consciousness
and awareness of yourself and your Self. Yoga is an
opportunity for you to experience YOU... as you may
never have before; physically, mentally, emotionally and
spiritually. You will gain whatever you wish to gain if
you participate fully. Yoga is a journey, a way of life,
an enlightening experience. It is different for