The American Institute of Stress confirms that stress interferes with cognitive processes like memory and concentration. Dr. Dean Ornish has stated that stress can lead to chronic disease and keep us from healing.
We may not be able to eliminate stress completely, but we can change the way we respond to it. During this class you will learn and practice ways to manage the impact of stressors in your life through stress management techniques, such as breathing, meditation, imagery, progressive relaxation, slow, conscious stretching, including some basic yoga poses, to help you feel more peace, sleep better, and respond in more healthful and productive ways... all 21st century life skills! This practice is for all people- with or without a yoga practice.