The beauty of yoga is everyone can do it.

It is a misconception that you have to be toned, flexible and in shape to do yoga.

You just have to begin.

Yoga PoseDiscover how yoga can leave you more relaxed, centered and calm. Something that frees you from your pain, honors your limitations, and inspires you to do something good for yourself everyday is worth investigating.

Kripalu Yoga is based on listening deeply to one’s own body. By intertwining mind, body and energy (prana) you allow the intuitive healing wisdom (which every body holds) to surface. Yoga means union and is a 5000 year old tradition people have explored, towards living a full and healthy life.

Through posture inquiry (asana) and conscious breathing (pranayama) you then allow for space and opening. When this occurs, transformation is possible. Imagine sleeping better, feeling stronger, feeling better and being less stressed in your

Along with postures, Joy provides time for stretching and thought provoking inquiry into your own self discovery. Group classes and private instruction available.

Why Does Yoga Feel So Good?

When the body moves through asanas (poses) while maintaining long calming breath, we activate the parasympathetic nervous system. Lengthening and stretching of our muscles combined with calm and rhythmic breathing creates well being in the body.

The parasympathetic part of the nervous system, slows you down. It’s responsible for telling your muscles to relax. This improves digestion, boosts your immune system and helps you sleep better while normalizing your blood pressure and lowering your heart rate, counteracting the negative by-products from a fast paced, stressed lives.

  • Thubten Chodron

    "Don't believe everything you think." -Thubten Chodron
  • Paramahansa Yogananda

    "Medicine has its limitations, life force has none." -Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Karma

    "I saw that." -Karma
  • Ganga White

    "Yoga doesn't take time, it gives time." -Ganga White
  • Swami Kripalu

    "To perform every action artfully is yoga." –Swami Kripalu
  • Peace Pilgrim

    "When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others." -Peace Pilgrim

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