Gentle Yoga Palm Springs
Gentle Yoga Palm Springs
Gentle Yoga Palm Springs at Power Yoga Palm Springs focuses on stretching, breathing, relaxation to raise range of mobility of major joints. A calming, stress-relieving yoga class to stretch and strengthen the body gradually.
Palm Springs Gentle yoga: What is it?
Gentle yoga places emphasis on building awareness of the breath and the body. Asanas (postures or poses) are practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment and detail. Recommended for all levels looking for a soothing, relaxing, and restorative yoga experience, especially those newer to yoga or working with special concerns or injuries.
Gentle yoga classes are typically described as appropriate for those who want a softer, nurturing, slow-paced, well-supported and relaxing practice. The approach includes carefully orchestrated movements, controlled pressure, and well-measured stretches, including range of motion exercises. Postures may be approached in gradual steps, with plenty of time to focus on breathing and repetition so that the practice is simple to do and easy to remember. A gentle yoga style encourages a highly individualized approach to practice with on-going encouragement to make moment-to-moment adjustments.
Gentle Yoga: Who should take Gentle Yoga?
Palm Springs Gentle yoga: Who should take Gentle Yoga?
Generally speaking, gentle-style yoga classes attempt to serve a variety of distinct needs: people with movement limitations, or profound stiffness due to lack of activity; relief from disabilities and chronic conditions e.g., arthritis, back pain and other musculo-skeletal issues; recovery from surgery, illness or injury; for seniors, new practitioners, women who are pregnant and those seeking stress-reduction or weight management.
A gentle yoga approach has even been found to be an important compliment in programs to reverse heart disease or provide relief from the challenging conditions of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, as well as mood disorders.
Gentle yoga: What should I expect?
Gentle Yoga Palm Springs: What should I expect?
The gentle yoga class is designed for beginners through intermediate students. In Gentle yoga, you’ll be guided through postures in a Vinyasa style, beginning with the basic yoga poses, but allowing for more challenging poses based on your practice level. Props are encouraged to allow the body to fully achieve each pose comfortably.
This is a great class for students looking for a more gentle experience, those who are new to yoga or those who need a change of pace, yet still have the option to take it to the next level.Also the perfect class for students with injuries or limitations.