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Byron Center United Methodist Church is now offering three Holy Yoga Classes for all levels on Mondays and Wednesday nights for children and adults of all age levels. BCUMC Yoga is open to the public We hope join us and invite your friends. Details below. Please contact 616-878-1618 if you have any questions.

You may be surprised to hear yoga is incredibility beneficial for people of all ages and mobility’s. As a result, BCUMC has added a Chair Holy Yoga Class and a Family Holy Yoga Class for adults and children of all ages. All of the classes are being led by Holly Visser of Freebird Fitness and Co-Director of the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon. She is an incredible teacher and we are blessed to have her. What better way to reduce the stress of “back to school” and the holiday season. We are so excited about the addition of the two new classes. Check them out below. Pre-registration is not required. Drop in and check out each class. You will be glad you did.

NEW SESSIONS: The holidays are over and it is a great time to start thinking about you again! We have three new Holy Yoga Sessions starting next week and running for eight weeks. We would love to see you there. Sessions begin the week of May 29, 2017 and run through the week of July 17, 2017.

Our classes are being led by accomplished Holy Yoga instructor, Holly Visser

DETAILS:

The classes will be held in the Fellowship Hall. Children under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present.

MONDAY NIGHT 5:15 PM to 5:45 PM : CHAIR HOLY YOGA. COST: $25 FOR EIGHT (8) WEEKS. $5.00 TO DROP IN.

Chair Yoga has been shown to improve overall health, prevent, and even reverse some conditions when practiced regularly. The benefits of Chair Yoga include improved strength; improved flexibility; improved coordination of movements which can help prevent falls; reduce stress; improve clarity; improve stress and pain management. The best thing about Yoga is it can be adapted to suit anyone’s needs. It’s an effective and gentle way to improve your strength and flexibility in a way that can complement your current regime.

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM: MONDAY HOLY YOGA COST: $40 FOR EIGHT WEEKS. $5.00 TO DROP IN .

This class is a continuation of our original Monday night class. As folks who have been attending can tell you the benefits of Yoga are include top to toe toning, improves your posture and strengthens your back, better sleep, increased flexibility, decreases stress and tension, lowers blood pressure, increased core strength and improved memory and concentration. All you will need to bring is a mat, a blanket or throw, yoga strap or neck tie and water.

WEDNESDAY: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm FAMILY HOLY YOGA COST: $40.00 AGES 18 AND UP FOR EIGHT WEEKS. $5.00 TO DROP IN. . Please note all children under the age of 18 are free; but must be accompanied by an adult who is attending the class.

What a wonderful way to spend an hour week with your child, grandchildren, family and friends. As today’s world moves so fast for children and families, it’s not long before children and adults feel all kinds of pressure. Holy Yoga functions as a release vale that alleviates pressure. Yoga can provide an opportunity for a child to experience play and focus without worrying about being wrong. It is a great option for children who shy away from physical activity and it helps athletic children excel in other physical activities and sports. The benefits of Yoga for children include enhancing physical flexibility; refines balance and coordination; develops focus and concentration; it strengthens the mind body connection. Even toddlers will benefit from Yoga and the time spent in class with you!

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