Women’s Essentials is a 75-minute, weekly class of Iyengar Yoga at Alcove Yoga studio. Women’s Essentials is a great class for you if you are:
- Menstruating. All the postures are safe to practice during the menstrual period. All postures help open and relieve the pelvis from cramping and congestion. If there is headache, backache, fatigue, anxiety or depression, appropriate postures are given for relief.
- Postpartum: Women who have recently delivered a baby need time to recuperate. In Women’s Essentials we help you move your pelvic organs to their correct positions and tone them. While many women want to “get back into shape” immediately after having a baby, we put a premium on organic and mental health. We will help you to regulate your hormones, ease tension, and rest while gradually increasing your strength, stamina, and flexibility.
- Menopausal or perimenopausal: As women age, bones become brittle, skin sags, muscles fall away from bones and lose their tone. In addition hormonal changes may lead to hot flashes and headaches. A regular yoga practice that focuses on hormonal health with gentle inversion can have a great effect on physical and mental well-being.
Here’s what people are saying:
“I’ve been going to Alcove Yoga for 4+ years. Iyengar Yoga is a precise practice requiring tenacity, patience and attention. Pauline is highly qualified to guide students through the asanas and philosophy forming the basis of Iyengar. Her passion and enthusiam are reasons she has loyal students and teachers in training. I am 72 and attribute my good health largely to Alcove Yoga.”
“I accompanied my mother to yoga class for moral support, as she had never been to a class before. The class was lovely. I have been going to yoga classes for years and I was very impressed with this class. The instructor, Pauline, knows her stuff and I feel confident that my mom will benefit and enjoy the class with Pauline’s guidance. The group was also very welcoming and made us feel at home.”
“I love the professional and caring attention of Pauline. Those sessions are a life saver for me, they never fail to make me feel much better physically and mentally. Pauline has the gift of knowing what will be good for me and helping me keep my high stress level in control. I always leave with better posture, breathing and a feeling of peace.”