Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Yoga Class, Red Bluff, CA

I teach yoga classes at the Tehama Family Fitness Center, a large fitness facility just north of the Dignity Health Hospital (St. Elizabeths), in Red Bluff.  

I have taught yoga, qigong, and tai chi Chuan in Red Bluff since 2000.  Here are my qualifications.  

I teach the Yoga and Qigong class on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Information about my Yoga Classes

Valley Spirit Yoga

Qigong (Chi Kung): Chinese Yoga

These three classes feature an eclectic blend of Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, and Chinese Chi Kung Yoga.  All these Internal Arts Exercise methods emphasize flexibility, full range of motion, staying grounded and balanced, cultivating inner mental and physical energies, coordinated breathing patterns, a calm composure, concentration, and will power.  Hatha style Yoga includes many strength building postures, balancing exercises, both dynamic and longer static stretching postures, inversions, Warrior poses, standing and mat work, prop usage, and mental improvement recommendations.  Vinyasa style (Flow Style, Astanga, Power) Yoga emphasizes longer flowing movement sequences, dynamic stretching exercises, clear intentions, set routines, vigorous exercises, and sweating.  Chi Kung (Qigong, Dao Yin, Tai Chi) includes gentle and graceful flowing exercises and standing dynamic stretching exercises, energy (Chi or Qi) work, Taoist longevity practices, martial applications, and traditional exercise routines like the Animal Frolics, Brocades, or Dragons.  We will also introduce participants to numerous ideas and techniques for reducing stress, lifting one’s mood, improving concentration, enjoying the moment, cultivating kindness and beauty, thinking clearly, contentment, tranquility, and exploring the integration of minds and bodies.  Relatively fit persons of all ages are welcome, and alternative and safe postures will be taught.  Are you interested in a lifetime exercise system that is good for your body, fun, lifts your spirits, creates more energy in you, contributes to longevity, and expands your mind?  Try Yoga with Mike!  Bring your best efforts and encourage others.

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