Why REAL LIFE. REAL YOGA.?

  • I am a fully licensed, insured and experienced practitioner.
  • I am certified in Emergency First Aid and CPR.
  • I institute a neutral stance with regards to yoga, physical fitness, religion, and/or spirituality.
  • My classes range from ultimate beginners to advanced.
  • Have a specific request?  I will design a program specifically for your needs.

Benefits of REAL LIFE. REAL YOGA. classes:

  • Weight loss
  • Decreases blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Increases metabolism, circulation and respiration
  • Reduces migraine frequency and intensity
  • Improves cardiovascular endurance
  • Decreases back pain
  • Improves hormone function
  • Reduces joint pain and risk of osteoporosis and arthritis
  • Better muscle tone
  • Integrates body function (mind/body connection)
  • Improves gastrointestinal function
  • Reduces stress, anxiety and depression
  • Better posture
  • Increases energy and better sleep
  • Improves mood and self-image
  • Better memory and concentration
  • Improves hand-eye coordination and dexterity

Additional benefits for athletes:

  • Improves spinal alignment
  • Re-builds atrophied muscle safely
  • Increases bone density
  • Strengthens ligaments and tendons around at-risk joints
  • Increases balance
  • Improves dexterity
  • Detoxifies the body

Integrative REAL LIFE. REAL YOGA. focal areas include:

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Heart conditions
  • Pulmonary health
  • Joint pain and arthritis
  • Sleep disorders
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • PTSD
  • Cancer
  • Lower back
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Depression
  • Upper back, shoulders and neck
  • Trauma
  • Digestion
  • Senior citizens
  • Circulation
  • Hypertension

Benefits of REAL LIFE. REAL YOGA. Corporate program:

For businesses, increases in:

  • Productivity
  • Employee job satisfaction
  • Attraction of potential hires

And decreases in:

  • Health care premiums
  • Staff turnover
  • Employee absenteeism

For employees, increases in:

  • Energy
  • Job satisfaction
  • Better posture
  • Overall health
  • Muscle strength
  • Flexibility
  • Memory, focus and concentration

And decreases in:

  • Fatigue
  • Stress, anxiety and depression
  • Absenteeism
  • Risk of cancer and diabetes
  • Back problems and obesity
  • Risk of high cholesterol and blood pressure

REAL LIFE. REAL YOGA. at-risk youth and adults benefits:

  • Improves self-discipline and control
  • Improves symptoms of certain neuro-psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia and ADHD
  • Reduces symptoms of PTSD
  • Provides deeper appreciation for present moment
  • Allows for great mind control
  • Increases ability to handle adversity
  • Open-mindedness and ability to manifest positive experiences
  • Improves learning efficiency
  • Sense of connection to something greater than ourselves
  • Improves intuitive abilities, mood and self-image
  • Reduces stress, anxiety and depression
  • Initiates body’s relaxation response (flight/flight)
  • Improves hand-eye coordination and dexterity