How many times a week should I take yoga? It’s important to make yoga
part of your regular schedule. In the long run, regularity is more
important than frequency. People often start with one class a week.
They usually feel better and want to come to class more often. Of
course the more often you practice, the faster you'll feel the
benefits and at deeper levels.
As a beginner which classes should I take? We recommend starting
with Therapeutic Stretch, Level 1, and Restorative classes.
I am not at all flexible. Can I do yoga? Yes, while you may
not feel very flexible, yoga is. Poses can be modified to help
anyone in any condition. We often use props such as blocks and
straps to help people begin to stretch.
Can yoga help me lose weight? Yes, yoga can help with weight
loss. Movement, deep breathing, and strengthening exercises help to
burn calories, tone muscle, and regulate metabolism and digestion. Yoga
also increases overall awareness. For example, you will start to notice
how you feel when you eat certain foods. Choosing to do yoga can help
you make healthy choices.
I have injuries or chronic health problems. Can I do yoga? We
offer Therapeutic Stretch Classes and Restorative Yoga. These
classes move at a slower pace with teachers trained to work with
My doctor recommended I take yoga for stress relief. Which
classes are good for stress reduction? All classes will help
relieve stress. For an especially low-stress introduction to
yoga, try the Restorative class first.