The ancient discipline of yoga -- physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation promoting bodily and mental control and well-being -- is gaining new use as a way to manage pain from autommune disorders.
Learn new techniques to help manage your symptoms at a weekly Yoga for Arthritis and Soft Tissue Pain class offered through Bozeman Deaconess Rheumatology.
This class is designed for beginners unfamiliar with yoga poses and stretches, but those with yoga experience also are welcome. Mats, blocks and other yoga equipment are provided.
One-hour sessions $5.00 each, payable at the door. This program is being sponsored by the physicians at Bozeman Deaconess Rheumatology and facilitated by certified yoga instructor Lisa Souba.
Benefits for patients:
• Helps manage chronic joint and muscle pain
• Helps relieve stress and aids relaxation
• Improves quality of sleep and rest
• Boosts the immune system
• Enhances the capacity for calm thinking and creativity
• Promotes self-awareness
• Works with the breath
438 East Mendenhall