Morning Glory Yoga Studios is offering a new
Introduction to Yoga Foundation Course
beginning April 03, 2018.
This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the many health benefits of yoga while gaining a foundation upon which to build a practice.
The course is appropriate for those new to yoga as well as those who wish to refresh and refine their relationship with the practice.
Yoga builds strength and flexibility through physical postures while helping students understand individual stressors through techniques that include mindfulness, breath, and gaze. Through a regular yoga practice, awareness and quality of one’s physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health are improved.
Students will learn basic yoga postures, proper alignment, breath work, and be introduced to basic meditation techniques.
This class is suitable for students of various ages although it is geared towards adults; no children under the age of sixteen, please. The class is also suitable for people of various fitness levels. Poses will be modified to meet individual needs. Students should wear comfortable, moveable clothes and will remove their shoes during the class. A yoga mat is recommended but not required.
For the first time, Gentle, Restorative, and Beginner classes are included (and encouraged) in the April Foundation Course.
Dates: April 03 – April 26, 2018
Day/Time: Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:45 – 7:00 pm
Place: MGY2, 409 East Main St., downtown Nacogdoches
The 4 Week Meditation Foundation Course is designed to give an overview of what meditation is and how to incorporate the practice into one’s life and is appropriate for anyone interested in meditation.
Arrie will introduce various types and styles of meditation and contemplative practices, including
yoga as meditation,
and more depending on the interest of the group.
Participants will be confident and comfortable practicing meditation on their own and participating in group meditations.
For the first time, Gentle, Restorative, and Beginner classes are included (and encouraged) in the May Meditation Foundation Course.
No experience necessary.
Classes will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays for the month of May at 5:45-7:00 pm in MGY2
409 East Main.
Come explore and learn the basics of yoga and meditation in a safe, welcoming, and non-judgmental environment with Keith Mitchell, former All-Pro NFL player turned internationally renowned yogi and Mindfulness Coach.
This class has been created to provide an accessible immersion that gives you practical skills needed to make yoga and meditation part of your daily life.
In this relaxing, renewing, and inspiring class you will experience the benefits of yoga and meditation which include;
User-friendly yoga good for beginners
Breathing techniques to calm the nervous system and promote deep relaxation
Meditation techniques to steady the mind and improve focus
A physical yoga practice to strengthen the body and improve flexibility, circulation, and body awareness.
Instructor: Keith Mitchell Date: 03.09.2018 Time: 6:00 – 7:30PM Location: MGY2, 409 East Main St Investment: $20 General, $10 SFA and High School students
*The session will last 90 minutes: 15 min Intro, 60 min class, 15 min Q/A.
BIO: Keith Mitchell is a former NFL All-Pro linebacker for the New Orleans Saints, Houston Texans, and Jacksonville Jaguars whose career came to an abrupt end with a tragic tackle that left him paralyzed him from the neck down.
The inability to use his physical body put Mitchell on his spiritual path and new life purpose. During the recovery process, Keith became a master of conscious breath, mindfulness and developed a new relationship to Self. After regaining functionality, he used Yoga to rebuild his body and integrate a new level of consciousness.
Keith’s compelling story of healing trauma through holistic practices has captured the attention of a global media audience including Dr. Oz, MSNBC, and CNN. He intends to create change on a legislative level through his Congressional Yoga Association with congressmen Charles Wrangle and Tim Ryan. His care plan, developed in partnership with the University of Rochester, help veterans heal Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and trauma through holistic practices. He created the Light It Up Foundation as a vehicle for educating a national community on health, nutrition and emotional well-being. More than 10k people participated in the organization’s most recent event in Los Angeles.