Betsy’s Blog

Yoga May Be Good for the Brain

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS A weekly routine of yoga and meditation may strengthen thinking skills and help to stave off aging-related mental decline, according to a new study of older adults with early signs of memory problems. Most of us past the age of 40 are aware that our minds and, in particular, memories begin to...
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Unity

They were free spirits, sprites, denizens of a land covered in trees. They followed the calls of birds and chased squirrels who vanished into hidden lairs. They lived in a house dropped into the fork of Vrksha, the great old oak, and swinging on a thick rope they plucked leaves from her high branches. They...
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What is Restorative Yoga?

Restorative Yoga is an intuitive, meditative, profoundly healing practice that utilizes a variety of props to support the body in deeply comfortable and relaxing ways. It is a simple, slow practice accessible to all ages and abilities, and can be modified to accommodate most body types or special needs. Restorative Yoga provides a potent form...
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Community Yoga Classes ~ Only $7!

Are you longing for a yoga class but can't afford it? Birchwood Center offers $7 Yoga three times each week as a service to the community:

Mondays, 5:45-7 Vinyasa Flow with Michelle Bulla

Fridays, 5:45-7 Hatha Yoga with Lynne Aubrey

Saturdays, 4-5:15 Vinyasa Flow with Eva Dolgin

Community Yoga classes are level I/II,...
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