Yoga is a great way to keep your body moving and able. The poses and transitions of yoga help to support strong, healthy and flexible muscular and skeletal structures, as well as cultivate a calm nervous system. Yoga is accessible to all body types and capabilities, and a daily practice will help to keep your mind and body aligned. Here is a simple yoga video with a sequence of poses for anyone looking to experience the benefits of yoga.
Please know that you can modify these poses to your level at the time. Don’t push yourself to a point of pain or discomfort.
Do you have a regular yoga practice? Do you hope to do more yoga in 2015?
Katie Calihan is a Chicago area yoga instructor who teaches all levels from beginner to advanced. She’s a career athlete, with a history of figure skating, long distance running and a committed yoga practice. Thanks to her athletic endeavors, she has a great understanding of the human body and what it is capable of, as well as how to practice self care. It’s this relationship with her body that allows Katie, who is now living with MS, to maintain and enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle.