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Why Slow Yoga

August 25, 2019

Why “Slow” Yoga ?

Slow yoga, affords practitioners a thoughtful, meditative experience to move into the body and mind gently. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, this style of guiding develops flexibility, balance, strength developing into a heightened sense of well-being. Often physicians suggest Yoga to their patients in leu of, prior to, or recovering from medical procedures. Many people come to yoga seeking freedom from stress and mental anxiety. During the session you're guided to move past trains of thought and into active movement connecting body and mind. Breath awareness is encouraged. This manner of yoga practice aides stress reduction, personal mindfulness and creates a sense of harmony and well-being. Yoga is not an exercise but a mindful, therapeutic activity cultivating harmony in body and spirit.

Yoga “poses” are not the goal. The handstand is not the goal, standing on one leg for long periods of time is not the ambition. The intent is to create a peaceful space where you may have been stuck. The aim is to release layers of protection built around the heart, targeting appreciation of your body and becoming aware of the mind and the noisy chatter it creates. The intention is to make peace with who you are and the person God created. The goal is to love yourself, so that you can love and give to others more freely. It is important to replenish yourself on a regular basis (you cannot give what you do not have). We all hear the medical benefits of yoga such as regulated blood pressure, increased blood circulation, pain management etc. When we keep our mind and body at ease, we avoid the opposite, which is “disease”. These are all health bonuses.

Soft, gentle guided Yoga is doable for all people, no matter the age or level of health. The guide will consistently remind you to be in tune and responsible for your own body ( making no move unless you have the confidence to do so ).

So come to your yoga mat to “feel,” not to accomplish. Shift your focus and allow your heart to heal and grow.

Please accept the invitation to the experience! Namaste (meaning respect and honor of one another's spirit)

Anne Lucero Korssjoen

FB Yoga Sanctuary Midland, Tx

www.YogaMidlandTexas.com

575-937-3609