RISBJ Staff | Sep 16, 2015
South Kingstown, R.I. — In honor of National Yoga Month, All That Matters—Rhode Island’s award-winning yoga and holistic health center with locations in Providence, East Greenwich and South Kingstown—has shared 10 reasons to practice yoga. For individuals working at a desk or on their feet, athletes looking to build strength and enhance performance, people in high stress environments, those seeking inner peace and more, the principles, and practice of yoga provide a great foundation for a healthy lifestyle.
“Yoga is for everybody! At All That Matters, we welcome students of all ages and abilities. You don’t need to be fit, flexible, or have special clothing and accessories,” said Joan Dwyer, All That Matters co-founder. “Each yoga class includes deep stretching exercises, rhythmic breathing, and relaxation techniques that can benefit us all!”
Whether looking to manage stress, establish better balance and alignment, complement strength training or simply relax and have fun, the mental and physical practice of yoga—that gracefully weaves together the disciplines of exercise and meditation—can have a dramatic effect on wellbeing. Here are 10 reasons to practice yoga:
1. Stress relief
2. Body pain relief
3. Improved breathing
4. Improved flexibility and mobility
5. Increased strength
6. Weight management
7. Improved circulation
8. Cardiovascular conditioning
9. Improved body alignment
10. Ability to focus on the present
Students new to yoga at All That Matters* are eligible for an Explorer Pass—a special offer for three weeks of unlimited yoga for just $30. With the Explorer Pass, new students can try different classes, times, teachers, styles, and locations. Additionally, the Explorer Pass can be used as a coupon for $30 off the first month of All That Matters Membership (regularly $89 a month).
For more information about All That Matters, visit www.allthatmatters.com. Follow All That Matters on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AllThatMatters), Instagram (@allthatmattersyoga) and Twitter (@ATMyogacenter) for special yoga perks.
* Open to Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass. residents who have not been to a yoga class at All That Matters, Eyes of the World or Focus Yoga since June 1, 2014.
ABOUT ALL THAT MATTERS
Founded in 1995, All That Matters offers more than 100 weekly yoga and meditation classes—including workshops and professional trainings—at locations in Providence, East Greenwich and South Kingstown. The South Kingstown center includes a retail store as well as health services, ranging from acupuncture and chiropractic to massage and spa treatments. Voted Rhode Island’s Best many times, All That Matters makes it easy to embrace a healthy lifestyle. Learn more at www.allthatmatters.com.