Yoga Workshop for Athletes

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"Save The Date!

On April 6th from 11:00-1:00 I will be co-sponsoring a Yoga Workshop for athletes at:

Art of Living Center
127 West 25th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, Ny 10001

I am licensed Occupational therapist and yoga junkie
and will working in conunction with a yoga instructor from the Art of Living Foundation.

The workshop will be presented in the format of a yoga class, with an emphasis on the postures that address the various muscle groups essential for various sports.Other topics to be addressed are:

- The physiological benefits of stretch for injury prevention and healing.
- The role of breathing in maintaining an optimal heart rate, decreasing stress and increasing lung capacity.
- Your core muscles: what the heck are they, how you can strengthen them and why.
- The benefits of meditation before, during, and after race day.

Refreshments will be available after the workshop.

The cost is $30.00. Proceeds will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

RSVP via e-mail ([email protected]) by 3/25/03 if you plan to attend. Include any injuries or points of weakness you may have.


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Dolly Lom E.R. (not verified)
"Re: Flex all oh ""G"""

I am interested in the biomechanics of yoga

For some reason I can't seem to get my leg behind my head.....

I want to learn how to meditate in the pretzel position and still be able to bend over and drink water from my glass with a straw...

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anorio (not verified)
pretzel pose

Ahhhh, then this is the class for you. We call that the downward facing dromidary pose.

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Evan Marks (not verified)
Thanks, Annette

Great yoga class!

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