Providence United Methodist Church
Thursday, May 23, 2013
"Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies."
- 1 Corinthians 6:19
June is National Safety Month
The National Safety Council states that "NSM
is an annual observance to educate and
influence behaviors around the leading
causes of injuries and death".
A few of these include topics such as :
fall prevention, driving safely,
safe bicycling, sun & heat exposure
and using fireworks safely.
For more information click on the image below:
Yoga has been around for 5,000 years and millions of
people participate in classes all over the world. Most classes
focus on learning physical poses called "asanas". Besides poses,
classes include breathing techniques and sometimes
IS ALL YOGA THE SAME?
No. There are many different forms. A few of them are:
Bikram : which is practiced in a room that is heated
to 105 degrees. This is also known as "hot" yoga
Hatha : focuses on slow and gently movements
Vingasar : movements flow from one to the next
Ashtanga : this form is physically demanding when
WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF YOGA?
Besides being a form of exercise, it can also help
improve your flexibility, increase strength, help with posture
and relaxation. It also can help lower your blood
pressure which will decrease your risk for heart disease.