Strrrreeeaaaccchhh up. Hold and release.
Feels nice to stretch flow doesn’t it?
Hold on a second…...stretching and nice do not go together. Those tight muscles and tendons hurt!
However, this does not have to be the case. In fact, stretching should not be painful. Becoming more flexible should be an enjoyable and even relaxing experience.
Stretching releases your body’s natural immunity boosting happy friends, known as endorphins. These tingly little guys are known to lift your mood and alleviate symptoms of depression. Happy and yoga are 2017’s hottest trends. And to even those of you who beat to your own drum, who doesn’t want to be happier? Nurturing new rituals is one of the this year’s top ways to jump on the happy wagon and radiant some delicious self-love.
Houston, let me tell you the top 6 reasons you need a stretch flow yoga class in your life ASAP.
Benefits of Stretching 101
Ok, that’s all great. You’ve decided to try out a stretch flow class at your local Houston yoga studio, and are 100% down to grow and become a better you. To get a taste of what a regular stretch routine can do for your body, Urban Fit Yoga hosts an array of workshops and classes that cover hip openers, balance, strength, and back and shoulder flexibility exercises and poses. They're pretty much everything that you can think of, plus a little something extra.
Getting the chance to know yourself more intimately is my favorite perk about stretching. As you learn when your body wants to be pushed and when it needs a break, you will have the chance to love yourself more fully. As you stretch yourself physically, you get to challenge your mental flexibility as well. This could look like doing something once a week that really scares you or trying to look at the world from a new perspective.
Now, I’m sure knowing the all the incredible benefits of increased flexibility sounds great but, implementing is a different story. So, let’s just cut down to the chase.
Here's how to reach those tricky stretch goals:
So what are you waiting for? Let’s get started! Sign up for a stretch flow yoga class to start on your own journey to a more energetic, de-stressed, self-aware you. By following a consistent, fun routine, you can reach those goals in no time.
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