Yoga & Qui Gong
Yoga is an ancient physical and spiritual discipline and branch of philosophy that originated in India reportedly more than 5,000 years ago. The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit word yuj, which means to yoke, join, or unite. The Iyengar school of yoga defines yuj as the “joining or integrating of all aspects of the individual—body with mind and mind with soul—to achieve a happy, balanced and useful life.” The ultimate aim of yoga, they claim, is to reach kaivalya (emancipation or ultimate freedom).
Hindu monks, brought yoga to the West in the late 19th century. In the 1980s, yoga became popular as a physical system of health exercises across the Western world. Many studies have tried to determine the effectiveness of yoga as a complementary intervention for cancer, schizophrenia, asthma and heart patients. In a national survey, long-term yoga practitioners in the United States reported muscular–skeletal and mental health improvements
Qui-Gong is an ancient Chinese Health Care System. Meditation with movement, a conscious form of exercise Cultivating Qi, our inner life force energy, through smooth deep breathing and slow movement will enhance the body’s natural healing abilities. Through this practice you can gain a balance within. It is an opportunity to open your heart and mind to the world around you.
PRIVATE YOGA WORK
Available by appointment only- 1 hour individual/couples