21-Day Stress Reduction Challenge

North Shore Yoga–Bannockburn
April 6th-April 25th, 2013
[$75 – For the workshop & series.]

Studies have shown that it takes 21 days of consistent behavior to change a habit or create a new one, such as establishing a regular exercise routine or eating a healthier diet. In just 21 days, you can also establish a fulfilling Breath and Meditation practice that will give you a lifetime of rewards. You may have dipped your toe in the water with limited success, but this time, you will have support and guidance that will enable you to move beyond any past obstacles and experience the many gifts and benefits of a regular practice.

Pranayama is the process of breath control. Breath is intricately connected to the mind and emotions. When one is calm the breath is deep and slow. When one is tense, anxious, angry or fearful the breath is either held, irregular, short or difficult. Therefore by changing your breathing pattern you can regulate your emotions and feel calm. Meditation is a simple technique that can be learned in a few minutes but to master it requires continued practice and mature knowledge of the process. Meditation allows your mind to settle inward beyond thought to experience the source of thought, your innermost self which is pure awareness. In this state of restful alertness, your brain functions with significantly greater coherence and your body gains deep rest. This combination of Pranayama and Meditation will allow you to experience the health benefits of reduced blood pressure, a stronger immune system, stress reduction, and a general state of well being. Together, Meditation and Pranayama can help you discover the untapped potential that rests within you, opening your gateway to true freedom, extraordinary health and happiness!


SCHEDULE:

Kick-Off:
Saturday, April 6th
12:30–2:30 pm Workshop
 
Sunday, April 7th
3:00 am–3:30 am Initial Follow up (optional)
 
Thursday, April 11th
6:00 pm–6:30 pm Group meditation (optional)
 
Thursday, April 18th
6:00 pm–6:30 pm Group meditation (optional)
 
Thursday, April 25th
6:00 pm–6:30 pm Group meditation (optional)