Yoga At Your Library

Yoga At Your Library

28% of Americans have practiced yoga at some point during their lives. Ready to join them? We do that! We offer several easy options for you to explore yoga.  Try one or two and discover the benefits. After all, 80 million Americans will likely practice yoga during the next year.

Yoga at your Library

Yoga practitioners are 20% more likely to have a positive self-image when compared to the general population.

Of the 18% of people who stopped practicing,  cost is at least part of the reason they stopped. Using  our resources, you can explore yoga for free.

  1. Wear your yoga pants to the library and attend a class. Check our online calendar to find a class.
  2. Not sure whether you’d prefer Hatha  over Ashtanga? Check out instructional DVDs or books to explore different types.
  3. Too busy to come into the library? Watch a streaming video. You can stream an instructional video  on your mobile device wherever you have Internet access. Another benefit of streaming video is that there’s nothing to return and no late fees. Perfect for the over-scheduled and over-committed.
  4. Read the latest issue of Yoga Journal on your mobile device.

Benefits

Don’t worry that it’s only an activity for younger, or already flexible people. In fact, yoga accommodates all ability levels and ages. 58% of American practitioners are 40+.

According to the American Osteopathic Association, benefits include:

  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased muscle strength and tone
  • Improved respiration, energy and vitality
  • Maintenance of a balanced metabolism
  • Weight reduction
  • Cardio and circulatory health
  • Improved athletic performance
  • Protection from injury

Namaste!

Remember to check with your physician before beginning a new exercise plan.

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Updated October 3, 2017

 

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