Yoga Wind Down

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Memphis Urban League Young Professionals - MULYP says
Yoga focuses on the body’s natural tendency toward health and self-healing.The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body. While there are more than 100 different types, or schools, of yoga, most sessions are typically include breathing exercises, meditation, and assuming postures that stretch and flex various muscle groups.

Health benefits of yoga are plenty including:
*Lessens chronic pain, such as lower back pain, arthritis, headaches and carpal tunnel syndrome
*Lowers blood pressure
*Reduces insomnia

Other health benefits include:
*Increased flexibility
*Increased muscle strength and tone
*Improved respiration, energy and vitality
*Maintaining a balanced metabolism
*Weight reduction
*Cardio and circulatory health
*Improved athletic performance
*Protection from injury.
*Mental health benefits include:
*Reduction of stress
*Management of stress
*Mental clarity and calmness
*Increases body awareness
*Rrelieves chronic stress patterns
*Relaxes the mind
*Centers attention
*Sharpens concentration

The purpose of this event is to bring together YPs and the community to educate and bring awareness of yoga and its benefits. While there are so many different kinds of yoga practices, it is possible for anyone to start.

Free for members, $5 for non-members
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By: Memphis Urban League Young Professionals - MULYP

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