LAKEWOOD, Ohio — After the calendar flips over to 2021, many people have resolved to train extra or eat higher. One of the vital well-liked methods to assist the physique get in form is by doing Yoga.
“Yoga actually is for anyone and any physique,” yoga teacher Alicia Hansen stated. “As Yoga lecturers we hear rather a lot, ‘effectively I’m not versatile.’ However none of us are once we step on this mat.”
Hansen has been educating yoga lessons for 9 years and hosts a particular Saturday morning session on the Lakewood Truck Park each week.
“I take into account Yoga to be one of many largest instruments you could have in your toolbox by way of total well being and wellness,” Hansen stated. “There’s so many bodily advantages by the precise poses themselves. However finally, yoga is about stillness and about breath work.”
Whereas breath work is essential, meditation can be serves an necessary position to assist clear the thoughts.
Particularly if you happen to spend an excessive amount of time scrolling or an excessive amount of time on social media. That likelihood to only shut the world out, go in for your self,” Hansen stated. “You’ll discover that you just concentrate on duties higher. Many individuals discover that they sleep higher.”
The truck park opened in June, simply months into the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been a lower than splendid begin, however they’ve seen pleasure from friends on the lookout for a brand new expertise.
“We’re surviving, undoubtedly may very well be doing rather a lot higher.” Lakewood Truck Park proprietor Jackie Ramey stated. “We all know that point will come nevertheless it’s only a matter of every thing going again to considerably regular.”
Till then, they’ve needed to be versatile by maximizing the indoor-outdoor area by internet hosting occasions like Hansen’s yoga class, which affords a complimentary mimosa after all.
‘We finally need to have music, fundraisers,” Ramey stated. “We teamed-up with Mutley Crew we did have canine who had been adoptable and did a halloween costume contest with the canine.”
Although it’s a tough decision to start out, and much more difficult to maintain up, yoga might be useful for anybody with any talent stage.
“There’s at all times a profit and a lifelong lesson to study while you step onto your mat if you happen to take the prospect and check out one thing new,” Hansen stated.