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Yoga Is Medicine. How to Choose the Best Practice for Your Needs.



Hey, yoga squad! I've been bending over backward to dispel some yoga myths, and boy, are there plenty! 🙆‍♀️


Don't sweat it, though. The yoga world can be as twisty as a pretzel! 🥨 It's easy to get tangled up in promises of one-size-fits-all yoga bliss. 🌈 But here at Mantra Yoga, we know better.


We offer:

  • Hatha-Vinyasa: our Red-Move classes! Think of them as the heart-pumping, adrenaline-rushing, make-you-feel-like-a-superhero type. 🦸‍♀️🦸‍♂️ (red heart icon, anyone?)


  • Yin and Restorative: our Blue-Gentle classes! They're all about those sweet, sweet moments of Zen. 🧘‍♀️🧘‍♂️ (Blue heart? Yes, please!)


  • Flow & Restore: Balanced classes! Because, let's face it, we all need a bit of yin to our yang! 💜 (Purple heart, stand up!)


Everybody and their dog (Downward Dog, get it?) comes to yoga for different reasons. The key is picking the right practice that fits your unique needs like a glove. 🧤


Now, get ready for some myth-busting yoga style! 💥



Restorative Yoga Myth: Anxiety Buster.

Fact: If you're an over-thinker, this could leave you with too much headspace, potentially dialing up the anxiety. 😓 However, it's a top-notch option for physical injury healing. 🩹


Yin Yoga Myth: Same as Restorative Yoga.

Fact: Nope! Yin Yoga is about feeling your body stretch and release, kind of like a satisfying yawn for your muscles. 😌 It's an advanced zen ticket, increasing physical freedom and mental presence.


Hatha-Vinyasa Myth: Hot and heavy.

Fact: Science says "thanks, but no thanks" to the idea of high-heat exercises being beneficial. 🔥 Hatha-Vinyasa can be your BFF, whether you like a gentle or challenging vibe. It's perfect for those needing a mental vacation from anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, or stress. 🌴


Alright, let's shake that medicine cabinet! 💊


  • Tangled in anxiety, insomnia, or worry webs? 🕸️ Break free with Move and Balanced classes. Just Blue classes might turn those anxiety dials up!


  • Achy-breaky heart (or back, or neck and shoulders)? 😖 Yin Yoga and Hatha-Vinyasa are your yoga masseuses.


  • Struggling with injury or illness? Restorative Yoga classes are here, offering a shoulder to lean on. 👍


  • Feeling like a sloth? A combo of Move and Balanced classes early in the day can jolt you back to life!


Just remember, breathe! It's the secret sauce in all yoga styles, calming and regulating our bodily systems.Pick the right style, and you'll feel the yoga magic sooner. ✨


Consistency is key! A yoga practice as sporadic as finding four-leaf clovers 🍀 won't yield substantial results. Yoga isn't a magic wand, but a handy Swiss Army knife in your wellness toolkit. Team it up with a balanced diet, plenty of ZZZs, and meditation, and you've got a winner. 🏆 And hey, don't forget to have a chat with your doc before trying a new wellness routine.


We hope this lights your way on your yoga journey! 🌟 Need a little extra help? We're here, ready and waiting! Personalized private lessons are also on offer. Let's rock this wellness journey together! 🎸🙌

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