Salute to the Sun. Sun Salutations in Nederland Beaumont Texas. Yoga for Beginners

Salute to the Sun. Sun Salutations in Nederland Beaumont Texas. Yoga for Beginners



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The sequence of poses for the salute to the sun with additionally demonstrating Warrior I, Reverse Warrior and Side Angle Pose.  All done at the Beginner Level to help you toward your wellness goals.  Even on the chair, there are Advance, Intermediate and Beginning versions of poses.

Call Gail Pickens-Barger, Yoga Teacher.

If you don’t like my classes, or the fit isn’t just right, I will find you a class or teacher to help you on your path to your wellness goals.  409-727-3177.  Please leave a voice message, if I am unable to immediately get to your telephone call.  Thank you!


 

Why do people come to yoga? Nederland, Beaumont Texas

Who do people come to yoga?

According to 2016 Yoga in America Study Conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance Reveals Growth and Benefits of the Yoga Practice.

  1. Flexibility
  2. Stress Relief/Reduction
  3. General Fitness/Conditioning
  4. Improve Overall Health
  5. Physical Fitness/Getting Better In…
  6. Strength
  7. Mental Health

So most people start yoga because they want to improve some aspect of their health and wellbeing.  The survey sure does indicate this!

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FINDING THE RIGHT TEACHER:
The problem is most yoga teachers teach to the 35 and under crowd.

Most yoga teachers haven’t been trained to teach people who don’t fit the traditional YOGA BODY model.

For example, students who are:

  • Over the age of 40
  • Overweight
  • Living a sedentary lifestyle
  • Inexperienced in fitness training

So what are the barriers people have to over come to get started?

  • Unsure if it’s right for me.
  • Do not know how to get started.
  • I don’t exercise.
  • No place to go to
  • I feel out of place

Take the first step, give me a call, Gail Pickens-Barger, 409-727-3177.  I teach yoga for beginners.  Plus I teach yoga for those who don’t like the idea of getting down on the ground (Chair Yoga).

Two classes available for you to try, or private one-on-one sessions in your home.

What do you need?

  1. A desire to improve some aspect of your health and well being!

I teach beginners yoga at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland, Texas.  On Mondays at 6:15 PM, you’ll need a yoga mat, and a $10 fee.

Additionally I teach Chair Yoga on Thursdays at 10:00 AM, either a $5 donation or a specific donation of food for our church’s back pack food ministry.

Questions?  Please call me on my home phone at 409-727-3177.

A little something about me. I am 58 years old, and have been teaching yoga now for over 18 years.  My favorite class is to teach yoga to someone who is new to this unique exercise format.  Either with the assist of using a Chair, or using the yoga mat, where we get up and down off the ground (I often use a chair in this format too!).

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Beginners Yoga, and we use the chair in some of our balance poses, or assist in getting down onto the floor.

Yoga, Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 6:15 pm at Wesley

Yoga, Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 6:15 pm at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland, Texas, 77627.  Bring a yoga mat.  Ages 12 and up, just $10 for this Beginners Yoga class!

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Prayer Garden Yoga

Beginners Yoga to start or continue you on your yoga journey.  Exploring the benefits of yoga.  People come to yoga to:

  • Ease back pain
  • Increase flexibility
  • Lose weight
  • Lessen Stress
  • Gain strength
  • Build bone mass
  • Better one’s balance

and more!  Come see what a beginners yoga class can do for you!  Join International Yoga Teacher, Gail Pickens-Barger, for this one hour class.  Come a bit early to register!  Held in the Christian Life Center on Mondays (this week though, on Tuesday), the most southern building on the church property.

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Wesley UMC, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland, Texas 77627 Yoga Classes

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You don’t have to bend like a pretzel to do yoga!

Easy Seated Pose – Private Yoga in Nederland or Beaumont Texas

yogaduoCome explore yoga one on one through private yoga lessons.

To help ease back pain, lessen stress, lose weight, increase flexibility & strength, better balance and build bone mass, through a tailored yoga session in your home for your unique needs.

Keep it between the easy and ouch!

Private Yoga with Gail Pickens-Barger, International Yoga Teacher. 409-727-3177 or through the CONTACT FORM.  Thank you!

 

Private Yoga Lesson in Nederland & Beaumont Tx. With Experienced Teacher, Gail Pickens-Barger

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OM in the Heart of Texas – Texas Yoga Conference 2010

Texas Yoga Conference
Unity Church, 2929 Unity Drive, Houston, TX
February 19-21, 2010

I’m excited about attending

  • Freedom Yoga with Carrie Garrett
  • Cultivating Extreme with Robert Boustany
  • Functional Yoga for Athletes with Julie Downey
  • Tracie Brace’s Five Effective Qualities of a Yoga Teacher
  • Hips, Knees, Ankles & Toes Lotus Workshop with Ricky Tran
  • Yoga for Seniors with Gudran Danburg
  • Also, Rainbow Kids & Family Yoga with Gopala Yaffe Amir
  • and then either American Power Yoga or Anusara Yoga….can’t decide