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Vital Q&A:  Lisa from Lake Wylie asks, “Why do people use Ujjajayi Breath, and how do I do it?”

Vital Q&A: Lisa from Lake Wylie asks, “Why do people use Ujjajayi Breath, and how do I do it?”

Thank you for your question Lisa!  The following article from Sarvyoga gives some great, detailed information! Ujjayi Pranayama {Ocean Breath}-Steps And Benefits ujjai-pranayama-stepsThe word “Ujjayi Pranayama” made from the Sanskrit prefix “ud” (उद्) and “ji” (जि): “ujji” (उज्जि), Ujjayi (उज्जायी), which means “Victory”, “one who is victorious”. Thus the Ujjayi breath means “victorious breath”. In this breathing exercise the process of Inhalation (breath in) and exhalation (breathe out) are both done through the nostrils. During…

Vital Q & A: Brianna from Fort Mill asks, “Why should I go to your studio if the YMCA has yoga?”

Vital Q & A: Brianna from Fort Mill asks, “Why should I go to your studio if the YMCA has yoga?”

YMCA and GYMS vs. Vital Yoga.  This is a question that gets asked quite often.  It is logical to wonder, “Why would I pay to go to Vital, when my YMCA/Gym has it?”  There are two sides to every story, and both are certainly worth exploring.  We will start with the Pros of yoga at a YMCA and/or gym. PROS of YMCA/GYM YOGA It’s included in your membership. CONS of YMCA/GYM YOGA -It is one…

Sheila from Charlotte, asks, “Why do I sometimes feel dizzy and lightheaded in yoga?”

Welcome to Vital Q & A!  Our first question is from Sheila of Charlotte, NC.  She asks a question that is commonly posed by students.  Below, we have provided an answer from WholeLifeYoga.com which focuses on the subject.  We look forward to answering more of your questions, so please keep them coming @ VitalQ&A What to do if you experience dizziness in class?

Do Right Be Light

Do Right Be Light

Do Right Be Light.  A year and a half ago, we took ownership of Vital Yoga Center in Matthews, NC.  We were met by some students and teachers with welcome arms, others less warmly.  I understood that they had a comfort level with what had been, but I had a vision to bring to fruition.  There was a time of trying to reach out and make the peace with both students and teachers.  There was a…

3 Months Of Love ❤️

3 Months Of Love ❤️

3 MONTHS OF LOVE(3 MONTHS UNLIMITED SPECIAL) $240   THIS IS OUR WAY OF SAYING THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING US AND BEING PART OF OUR WELCOMING COMMUNITY. THIS OFFER WILL BE AVAILABLE BEGINNING NOW THROUGH APRIL 1ST. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OFFER, EVEN IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A CLASS PACK, OR UNLIMITED MONTHLY. YOU CAN USE IT WHEN YOUR CURRENT SERIES OF CLASSES ENDS. Buy Now!

HABIT 21

HABIT 21

Are you ready for HABIT 21? We’re so excited to start the new year with new, healthy habits. Commit to practice yoga 21 days in the month of January and create a habit that will help you find inner peace, allow you to let go of stress and negativity, and keep your body feeling great! Next time you’re at Vital Yoga Center, fill out the HABIT 21 form to help keep track of your progress.…