Yoga for Wellness & Recovery ~ Community Classes
- Wednesday - Wellness Yoga. 7 to 8:15 pm. Pathways, 205 Horton Street E. London, ON N6B 1K7 (entrance of Clarence parking lot)
- Sunday - Yoga of 12-Step Recovery. 2 to 4:00 pm. Downtown Holistic Yoga, 236 Dundas St. London, ON N6A 1H3 (free street parking)
Groups are open to everyone and practice is for all levels; offering options for beginners to regular practitioners.
Wednesday: Focusing on the relationship between mood management and the mind-body connection, sessions offer a combination of breathing, movement, postures, mindfulness and music. Participants will explore the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits of a yoga practice. Improving the mental, psychological and cognitive well-being in both adults and adolescents, yoga is gaining popularity as part of an effective treatment plan for various conditions and disorders, including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma and addiction.
Sunday: Yoga of 12-Step Recovery is a 12-Step based discussion and yoga practice. It is a rich and powerful framework for integrating the wisdom of yoga and the practical tools of 12-step programs. Meetings are open, inclusive and ‘universal’ (all "A's" are welcome). Groups are for anyone and everyone dealing with their own addictive behaviour or affected by the addictive behaviours of others. Guided by its theme “The Issues Live in our Tissues” Y12SR recognizes that yoga and its practices are a part of a holistic recovery program and rather than a replacement, it provides adjunct tools to address the physical, mental and spiritual disease of addiction.