|Thu, Apr 27|
Calm the Fire: Reduce Chronic InflammationInflammation is a normal part of the body’s defense to injury or infection, and, in this way, it is beneficial. But inflammation is damaging when it occurs in healthy tissues or lasts too long. Known as chronic inflammation, it may persist for months or years. In this class we will dive deeper into (1) inflammation and dis-ease progression (2) signs and symptoms of chronic inflammation (3) causes of chronic inflammation (4) what can you do to calm the fire. Ruchika Behal is a National Board-Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, with Advanced Training in Functional Medicine, a Detox specialist, and a Nutritional therapist. She is the founder of “Nourish your life”, which is not only the name of her practice but also her mantra.
Yoga and MeditationYoga is famous for helping people attain strength, flexibility, balance, clarity of mind, and serenity which helps decrease risk of injury and increase quality of life. Beginners will be introduced to the basic of posture alignment, movement with breath, and meditation. Participants need a yoga mat and blocks (optional). Yoga Alliance 200 RYT instructor and owner of Prisma Yoga, Liz Scroggins, teaches Baptiste vinyasa "flow", but incorporates a creative mix of traditional hatha, yin and Bikram for a fun and relaxed session focused on your practice.