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Los Angeles Hike Details

  Yoga  
Trail - Yoga
2008-08-26  
18:30 pm
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Area Los Angeles
Address 10250 Penrose St., Sun Valley, CA 91352
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Difficulty Easy
Special instructions   This week we'll be focusing on increasing flexibility in the shoulders. Keeping the shoulders loose and flexible can help reduce the amount of stress that you feel, especially if you are one of the many people who feel and hold stress in their shoulders and upper back (I am!).

I've been working on some shoulder stretching techniques that can be done anywhere. For the last week, I have set a timer and every 20 minutes I get up and do 30sec-5mins worth of shoulder stretching exercises, and it has had a profound effect. I would like to encourage those of you who work at computers all day to try this and see how it works for you.

We have spent a lot of time learning some of the basic yoga poses this summer, and it's time we begin to play a little. In this week's class, I will show you how to do headstand. Don't be scared. :)

The Good  Yoga is a great form of exercise. It will help your body become stronger and more flexible. It can also help you quiet the mind allowing for better focus and stress relief.

The Bad  Like any exercise, be aware of your limits.

Where  RED Rhino Ranch

Notes  This class is tailored to suit people at all skill levels... so if you've never done yoga before, this is a great environment to learn in. It will be taught by Lisetteananda :)

Bring a yoga mat (or large towel), water, and vegetarian dish to share. Wear loose clothing.
Potluck dinner afterwards.
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