Osteoporosis/Healthy Backs

The following classes are offered in a 6 week series. This is to ensure the commitment to your health and healing process. Classes are designed to build on one another throughout the series. Series also provide students the opportunity to connect with the instructor and with other students in the classes. Preregistration is required for all Series.

Yoga for Strong Bones

“Osteoporosis is one of the most widespread chronic conditions in the Western hemisphere, and it’s hard to exaggerate its health effects. Osteoporosis affects 44 million Americans. That’s more than half of everyone over the age of 50. It is 50 percent of all women of whatever age and 25 percent of all men. It affects over 200 million people worldwide.”
~Dr. Loren Fishman

This series is designed to help those living with osteopenia or osteoporosis improve their posture, balance, range of motion, strength, and most importantly bone density. Based on the Dr. Loren Fishman Method, the yoga poses are alignment-based and weight-bearing to help increase bone density. Each session ends with a couple of restorative poses to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Nicole is certified in the Dr. Loren Fishman Method. Dr. Fishman is considered the foremost expert in the field. Nicole, using his method will emphasize safety and proper alignment.

Osteoporosis consults are available for those with osteoporosis or osteopenia who want to learn the poses proven by Dr. Loren Fishman to build bone density.

Yoga for Healthy Backs and Necks

“About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. It is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work days. In a large survey, more than a quarter of adults reported experiencing low back pain during the past 3 months. Many people suffer from back or neck pain at some point in their lives.”
~National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

This series of classes is designed for those looking to manage their back and neck pain through yoga. Participants will be lead through a variety of asanas aimed to help decrease pain, improve body and core strength, improve posture in a gentle but effective way. Included will be some information on what you can do at home to help support your back between yoga sessions.
This offering is not yet scheduled. If you are interested in this series, please contact the studio.