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Private Yoga Teacher, Pilates Instructor
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RELAX2YOGA Physiological Benefits

Stable autonomic nervous system equilibrium

Pulse rate decreases

Respiratory rate decreases

Blood Pressure decreases (of special significance for hyporeactors)

Galvanic Skin Response (GSR) increases

EEG - alpha waves increase (theta, delta, and beta waves also increase during various stages of meditation)

EMG activity decreases

Cardiovascular efficiency increases

Respiratory efficiency increases

Gastrointestinal function normalizes

Endocrine function normalizes

Excretory functions improve

Musculoskeletal flexibility and joint range of motion increase

Breath-holding time increases

Joint range of motion increase

Grip strength increases

Eye-hand coordination improves

Dexterity skills improve

Reaction time improves

Posture improves

Strength and resiliency increase

Endurance increases

Energy level increases

Weight normalizes

Sleep improves

Immunity increases

Pain decreases

Steadiness improves

Depth perception improves

Balance improves

Integrated functioning of body parts improves

Biochemical Benefits of Yoga/Pilates

Glucose decreases

Sodium decreases

Total cholesterol decreases

Triglycerides decrease

HDL cholesterol increases

LDL cholesterol decreases

VLDL cholesterol decreases

Cholinesterase increases

Catecholamines decrease

ATPase increases

Hematocrit increases

Hemoglobin increases

Lymphocyte count increases

Total white blood cell count decreases

Thyroxin increasesVitamin C increases

Total serum protein increases




RELAX2YOGA Psychological Benefits:

Somatic and kinesthetic awareness increase

Mood improves and subjective well-being increases

Self-acceptance and self-actualization increase

Social adjustment increases

Anxiety and Depression decrease

Hostility decreases

Concentration improves

Memory improves

Attention improves

Learning efficiency improves

Mood improves

Self-actualization increase

Social skills increases

Well-being increases

Somatic and kinesthetic awareness increase

Self-acceptance increase

Attention improves

Concentration improves

Memory improves

Learning efficiency improves

Symbol coding improves

Depth perception improves

Flicker fusion frequency improves


RELAX2YOGA Health Benefits versus other Exercise Benefits


Nervous System dominates

Subcortical regions of brain dominate

Slow dynamic and static movements

Normalization of muscle tone

Low risk of injuring muscles and ligaments

Effort is minimized, relaxed

Energizing (breathing is natural or controlled)

Balanced activity of opposing muscle groups

Noncompetitive, process-oriented

Awareness is internal (focus is on breath and the infinite)

Limitless possibilities for growth in self-awareness

You will become more aware of your body's posture, alignment and patterns of movement. It makes the body more flexible and helps you relax even in the midst of a stress stricken environment. This is one of the foremost reasons why people want to start practicing Yoga and Pilates - to feel fit, be more energetic, be happier and to be peaceful.



Yogis tell us that Yoga, as we all know, is aimed to unite the mind, the body, and the spirit. With private yoga training one can find harmony to balance the body in order that it may heal itself. Yoga therefore is considered therapeutic. It helps one become more aware of the body's posture, alignment, and patterns of movement. It makes the body more flexible and helps one relax even in the midst of a stress stricken environment. This is one of the foremost reasons why people want to start Practicing Yoga - to feel fitter, be more energetic, be happier and peaceful. Yoga is a science that has been practiced for thousands of years. It is consists of ancient theories, observations and principles about the mind and body connection which are now being proven by modern medicine. Substantial research has been conducted to look at the Health Benefits of Yoga - from the Yoga Postures (Asanas), Yoga Breathing (Pranayama), and Meditation.



Aging occurs when the body looses its ability to carry oxygen to all tissues of the body. Yoga/Pilates provides anti-aging benefits through emphasis of the breath to increase oxygen carrying capacity.




Healthful benefits can be achieved with one to three energizing private yoga workouts per week.

Private yoga classes are tailored to your specific body type and needs.


1 Cor. 6:19

Or do you not know that your body is a temple...



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