It works! There I was in Mongolia, getting ready to teach yoga in a Ger (we know them as Yurts) and one of my students was asking if it was true that doing yoga helps with lowering blood pressure. That is what the studies say. Out she whips this blood pressure cuff, takes her blood pressure, writes it down and says “She’s ready.” Whoa! Okay in my mind I’m thinking, this one is a type A personality, and let’s just see what happens here. After an hour of so of some gentle yoga, breathing with movement, movement with breathing a guided relaxation–mind you, she speaks Mongolian, I do not–and then the end of the session. Out she whips her blood pressure cuff, takes her measurement. And MAN DID HER EYES GET BIG! She was delighted to find that YES, doing yoga does lower your blood pressure! So bring your blood pressure cuffs to class ladies and gents! Let’s get it lowered!
Beginners Yoga – Monday – 6:15 pm – Just $7 – Wesley UMC, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland, Texas. Benefit the Back Pack Buddy Food Ministry.
Chair Yoga Fitness – Thursday – 10:00 am – $5 – Wesley UMC, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland, Texas. Benefit the Back Pack Buddy Food Ministry.