Benefits of a Consistent Yoga Practice

The more frequently and consistently you can practice yoga, the more health benefits you gain. Yoga increases flexibility most efficiently when there is three days or less between the times you stretch. So in between classes, even a 5 to 10 minute session can be very helpful to prevent the muscles from returning to a tighter state. Strength is achieved in the same way. We are using the body weight as resistance and the more often we can “fire … [Read more...]

Meditation Workshop

Saturday September 24th 2PM to 4PM MBS Precision Pilates and Wellness 7229 Avenida Encinas Suite 207 Carlsbad, 92011 Meditation can decrease stress and anxiety and foster a greater sense of wellbeing. It can help with focus and mental clarity and is a mood elevator. On a physical level it can lower blood pressure and help improve sleep. In this workshop students will learn meditation techniques to establish a meditation practice … [Read more...]

Monthly Mellow

Comes up right away on Friday July 8th. You’re invited to use restorative yoga, soft lights, calming music and guided awareness to soothe muscles, make more space in the joints and calm the nervous system. Move out of the “doing” mode into the “being” mode Everyone welcome 6:30 to 8:00PM Class is $15.00 or current students may use or buy a class card All classes are held at MBS Precision Pilates & Wellness 7220 Avenida Encinas suite … [Read more...]

Monthly Mellow

Monthly Mellow Friday June 10th 6:30 to 8:00pm 7220 Avenida Encinas suite 207 Carlsbad, 92011 Class Fee $15 or current students may use a class from their class series 15 Reasons to try Restorative Yoga Restorative yoga uses various props to allow people to stay in poses for a long time, without any discomfort, stress, strain, injury risk and pain. First developed within the school of B.K.S. Iyengar in India, this supported … [Read more...]

May Monthly Mellow

Friday May 13th 6:30 to 8:00PM This is a restorative class that includes all basic movements of the body; forward bends, backbends, side bends and twists all done in a gentle supportive way with the use of props. The student is transported to deep relaxation with candle light, subtle wafts of aroma therapy, and guided meditation. This class is a chance to step away from the busyness and demands of life and take a mini vacation. Students … [Read more...]

Yoga for Fall Prevention Workshop

  In this two hour workshop, students will learn various ways fall risk can be reduced using yoga. We will explore how students can improve balance in activities of daily life and yoga poses through proven FallProof principles. Participants will learn how to adjust yoga poses to their balance ability level. We will also explore poses to increase lower body strength. Debra Hodgen Wellness at MBS Precision Pilates and Wellness 7220 … [Read more...]

Monthly Mellow

We work very hard in our lives, and while we may sleep, we rarely take time to rest. Restorative yoga poses help us learn to relax and rest deeply and completely. During deep relaxation, all the organ systems of the body are benefited, and a few of the measurable results of deep relaxation are the reduction of blood pressure, serum triglycerides and blood sugar levels in the blood, the increase of the "good cholesterol" levels, as well as … [Read more...]

Healing Circle Workshop

Healing Circle Workshop In this workshop we will begin with some gentle yoga and centering then move into the healing circle which is a safe nurturing surround. Each participant will have a chance to share whatever they wish, past issues, current projects or problems or future considerations. The group listens and energetically supports the person by holding certain qualities within themselves. All shares are held in confidence and an agreement … [Read more...]

Monthly Mellow

There's a lot going on this last month of the year and it's easy to get pulled outside ourselves, with tasks and events and "to do" lists. It's equally important to take time to slow down, get quiet and recharge and help the body, mind and spirit to relax and integrate. Our last Monthly Mellow of the year will be a candlelit sanctuary where we can use restorative postures and and guided meditation to fully let go. This is highly beneficial … [Read more...]

Slow Stretch Workshop

In this workshop there will be a brief overview of the mechanics and physiology of stretching in the safest and most productive way possible. We will explore the connection of using the breath to increase ease in stretching and spend plenty of time luxuriating in passive and dynamic stretches and assisted partner work. The workshop will include therapeutic ways of working including Gentle Somatic Yoga and all participants will receive a … [Read more...]