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What is Yoga?

The word yoga comes from an ancient sanskrit language, meaning to “yoke” or unite mind, body, and breath as one integral whole. A consistent practitioner will notice mind-body awareness naturally arises and gives way to a connected, conscious spirit. Yoga is a way to stay centered, connected, and calm in the midst of life’s chaos.

 

What is Flow Yoga?

Flow yoga is a dynamic style of yoga that combines breath and movement as one. As individual flow yoga practitioners, there is a sense of energy flowing throughout the body, guiding the practice from with-in. An experienced teacher of flow yoga can structure and shape a class to fit various factors that are present in each setting. Factors that determine what is being offered in a class include: participants and their needs, time of day, the season, and place. When a class comes into a united flow, there is a very special state of resonance, entrainment or harmonic coherence that cannot be described, it can only be experienced.

Learn more about Prana Vinayasa Flow Yoga Workshops, click here for more information with a video brought to you by Pranayama Productions.

Contact Mary to bring this way of practicing yoga to your studio or tribe mary@greenyogaspa.com.

Benefits of Yoga

  • strong, suple body
  • calm, relaxed mind
  • increase in energy and vitality
  • weight loss, a greater sensitivity to foods
  • stress relief – in both the body and mind
  • inner peace, calms a disturbed mind
  • improved immunity, massages organs and strengthens muscles
  • living with greater awareness, increases concentration
  • improves relationships with the practice of presence
  • all-around fitness and true health, not just physical fitness but also mental and emotional balance

Mary’s Group Yoga Class Schedule

Monday @ Moksha LakeView Chicago Meditation 12:00-1:30 pm
 Wednesday @ Living Yoga Center Meditation 4:30-5:00 pm
Flow Yoga 5:30-7:00 pm
Thursday @ Urbana Park District Flow Yoga 8:00-9:15 am
Thursday @ Living Yoga Center Gentle Yoga 10:00-11:15 am
 Saturday @ Living Yoga Center Flow Yoga 10:30 am-12:00pm

For more group yoga class offerings in the Champaign-Urbana area, please see the Living Yoga Center’s website: livingyogacenter.net