Fitness Yoga Classes Gorham ME

Local resource for fitness yoga classes in Gorham, ME. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to fitness yoga classes, fitness yoga lessons, fitness clubs as well as information on health centers and content on yoga.

Maine Medical Center
(207) 662-2632
216 Vaughan Street
Portland, ME
Services
Yoga, Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Other, Music Therapy, Meditation, Guided Imagery
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Sun Salutations Yoga & Wellness Center
(207) 642-6751
332 Chicopee Road
Buxton, ME
Yoga Styles
Iyengar-based

Frelonic
(800) 669-0364
One Lehner Road
Saco, ME
Yoga Styles
Accessories

Falmouth Yoga
(603) 833-3241
100 Gray Road
Falmouth, ME
Yoga Styles
All - Mix

Meeting House Yoga
(207) 741-4079
c/o 42 Columbus Rd.
Cape Elizabeth, ME
Yoga Styles
Hatha

main street yoga and pilates
(207) 310-8700
120 main st
westbrook, ME
Yoga Styles
gentle to intermediate

NorthStar Yoga
(207) 329-1665
15 Holly Street
Scarborough, ME
Yoga Styles
Kali Ray TriYoga

Soma Massage & Wellness
(207) 741-2639
6 Cottage Rd
South Portland, ME
Yoga Styles
Ashtanga, Power

Ashtanga Yoga Community Portland
(207) 232-3776
496 Congress Street
Portland, ME
Yoga Styles
Mysore Style Ashtanga

Explore Italy
(207) 829-4626
314 Blanchard Road
Cumberland , ME
Yoga Styles
Hatha, Anasura, Vinyasa, Iyengar, Ashtan

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Yoga Firms Your Body

Approaching middle age and beyond, we complain about losing our youth, vitality, energy, and our firm and youthful-looking bodies. As we age, skin loses its elasticity and begins to wrinkle and sag. Our face starts getting wrinkled; excess skin gathers around our bellies and on the backsides of our arms. It reminds us that if we don’t do something soon, we’ll look much older than we feel.

Loss of body tone is a natural phenomenon of aging and goes beyond making us look older. It impedes circulation and contributes to ill health. There are many ways to counter the loss of body tone and improve circulation. Most involve physical activities; such as running, jogging, racquet sports, swimming, gym workouts, and so on. All are effective, yet everybody do not prefer outdoor activities.

A principal impediment to maintaining a disciplined exercise program is that the older we become, the more difficult is to maintain a regular workout. The body resists and there is never enough time. It always seems like more we need to exercise, the harder it is. Yet in order for exercise to be effective, consistency over time is required.

When time is limited, we usually focus on one or two activities and tend to “just do it” without an appropriate warm-up or cool-down. In a best-case scenario, “just doing it” leads to boredom and a worse case scenario leads to injury. Although cross training is essential for maximizing physical health, we don’t make time for engaging in multiple sporting activities much less take time for effective warming-up, and cooling-down. This is when yoga becomes so advantageous.

Not only is yoga a fabulous cross training tool for virtually all sports, it is in itself, a total fitness package encompassing hundreds of different exercises, both aerobic and non-aerobic. Yet yoga goes well beyond athletics. Through its controlled and precise breathing; and through its strengthening, stretching, and endurance bui...

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