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Absorb the Benefits of Nature's Touch
Exercise in the outdoors, surrounded by nature's calming effects, can bring you deep, restorative relaxation, which boosts the immune system and reduces stress.
- Outdoor air is 75% less polluted than indoor air
- Sunlight is linked to our well-being as we feel more calm and alert
- Nature soothes our mind and calms our senses
- Just looking at a natural scene has been proven to activate parts of the brain associated with balance and happiness
- Evidence proves there is an increase in the activity of cancer-fighting white blood cells after consecutive days in the woods
- Burn more calories - exercising outdoors puts more demands on your body with the varied terrain and weather conditions
Discover what makes our yoga different.
Have you been in a yoga class and felt uncomfortable with the eastern traditions
commonly used with the original physical poses? Or maybe you shy away from yoga because of things you've heard? We've felt that uneasiness. It doesn't have to be that way. The fact is yoga pre-dates Hinduism, which is commonly associated with the creation of yoga. Yoga is a methodology, not a theology. Body and Soul Fitness was born out of a desire to embrace the health benefits of yoga and to glorify God. No karma. No namaste. No om. No chanting. Yoga, pure and simple, as given by God to heal, relax and restore our body's systems.
The yoga you see most often in the world takes a humanistic view. That's where we differ.
“If you look at the world, you'll be distressed.
If you look within, you'll be depressed.
If you look at God you'll be at rest.”
~Corrie ten Boom
As noted in a 2012 study, an estimated 75-90% of all doctor's office visits are for stress-related ailments and complaints (source: http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/effects-of-stress-on-your-body)
. There has been no better time to jump in and take advantage of the health benefits that a yoga practice, especially outdoors, can give you to naturally help your body release its daily stress.
At Body and Soul Fitness we feel extremely grateful for the blessing of good health and mobility. There are 100 million people in the world that are not so fortunate, who are spending their lives on the ground or being carried by others. There is an incredible organization that provides the gift of a free wheelchair to these individuals in developing countries for just over $70 a wheelchair. We are proud to support Free Wheelchair Mission with a portion of our profits on a monthly basis.
To date, your support of Body and Soul Fitness has provided 18 wheelchairs to completely transform 18 lives and lift them off the ground! Thank you!
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