Benefits of Yoga
We CAN get better as we age and yoga develops strength both on and off the mat. With over 20 years teaching experience, Barbara helps students of all ages, fitness levels and life styles to feel both energized and relaxed. She combines classical yoga instruction, Foundation by Dr. Eric Goodman, The Five Tibetan Rites, meditation and pranayama.
All students of any level are welcome. Beginners will be given the guidance they need while experienced students will be offered a more challenging practice.Classes include the philosophy and science of yoga, pranayama (breathing practices), and mindfulness.
Barbara Kennedy’s relaxed approach to yoga creates a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Smaller classes allow Barbara to help everyone participate according to their comfortable capacity. Students enjoy a sense of community and support with Barbara and each other.
Six months of regularly practicing yoga has demonstrated the following effects and benefits:
- Strengthened the immune system
- Enhanced stress management
- Increased lung capacity
- Reduced body weight over time
- Helped manage blood pressure and blood sugar levels
- Assisted metabolism
- Better cardiovascular health
- Reduced body weight
- Improved management of blood pressure and blood sugar levels
- Enhanced cardiovascular health
Barbara will meet with you to develop a personalized yoga practice. Postures will be adapted to suit your needs. You will receive written notes as well as printed materials, as available. Private yoga meets at the YOGAworx studio (on the top floor of Northwood Christian Church, 4550 Central Avenue, Indianapolis 46205).
Individual fee: $65 for one hour
Groups of 2-4 fee: $100
Call Barbara at (317) 546-7650 to schedule your private your private class.
Props and Protocol
- Classes start promptly. Please arrive early.
- A yoga mat is required so your feet can grip the floor. There are good mats for sale in many stores.
- Wear loose, comfortable clothing, bare feet. Layer your clothing to be warm or cool as needed.
- Grab a strap or an unused necktie. This will help with some postures (and you can tie it around your mat.)
- Practice on an empty stomach. A snack 2 hours before class is okay.
- Refrain from wearing perfume, chewing gum, and turn off your cell phone before class begins.
Reduce Stress – Yoga Comes to You!
For information about yoga, breathing and relaxation, or meditation at your place of work, and chair yoga for seniors. Please contact Barbara at (317) 546-7650 or email Barbara today
- To make yoga effective, it is preferred that the minimum class size is 6 and the maximum is 14.