By Mary Simmons, Village Yoga Instructor One of the benefits, and purposes, of a yoga and meditation practice is to find stillness in order to calm the storms of the mind so that we can hear our own unique inner voice, the divine that lives in each of us. It is the guiding principle of… Continue reading If Not Now, When? Building a Yoga Practice
Yoga is one of the most beneficial whole body exercises for people of all ages and fitness levels. When practiced regularly, it can positively impact the mind, body, and soul. And did you know it can also help reduce stress and anxiety levels? We could all use some stress and anxiety relievers! So let’s take… Continue reading How Yoga Can Help with Anxiety and Stress
The coronavirus crisis has been a wake-up call for all of us, bringing with it unhealthy levels of anxiety and stress. We completely understand why our members are being cautious as they consider how to reintegrate working out and practicing yoga into their daily lives. Yoga benefits the mind and the body, and it also… Continue reading Boost Your Immune System and Health with Village Yoga
Aerial Yoga hasrecentlygained attention and popularity due toits many healing benefits for the body. The Village Health Club and Spa is thrilled to offers its members this type of class — and all the wonderful benefits that come with it! Trying an Aerial Yoga classjust oncewill automatically lift your mood simply due to the excitement… Continue reading Elevate your body and mood with Aerial Yoga
Cross training is a valuable fitness approach that is loosely defined as any incorporation of exercises varying from your traditional training or sports program. Most of the time, you’ll think about cross training if you want to reduce the risk of injury, increase weight loss, improve overall fitness, or just break free from the mental… Continue reading Barre and Cross Training: Taking Your Fitness to the Next Level
For fitness fanatics, there is no shortage of workout trends to try. From HIIT to crossfit, and kickboxing to Zumba, the world of exercise is filled with endless variety! Even within specific niche workouts such as yoga, there are a variety of choices that suit all ages and fitness levels – Bikram, Ashtanga, Hot… Continue reading Why Aerial Yoga Should be on Every Fitness Fan’s Bucket List
Yoga Nidra, also known as ‘yogic sleep’, is becoming widely popular due to the significant benefits thatstressed individuals are experiencing through it. Yogic sleep is a guided form of meditation that takes you to a point just above sleep, and anyone can do it. It takes you to a point where your body can experience true relaxation. In… Continue reading Benefits of Yoga Nidra with Sound Healing
Yoga does more than burn calories and tone muscles.
It’s no secret that yoga is a healthy and beneficial endeavor. Yoga for athletes adds a new dimension of muscular movement and body awareness – and that’s just the beginning.
How Many Runners Practice Yoga Today? According to the 2016 Yoga in America Study (conducted by the Yoga Journal, Yoga Alliance and Ipsos Public Affairs) there are 36.7 million people practicing yoga and 79% of those people also engage in running, cycling or weight lifting. Why? Yoga is just flat out good for you, it… Continue reading Lucky Seven Yoga Poses for Runners