Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It can be a beneficial stress response in some situations, however for millions of people anxiety can be debilitating making daily life activities insurmountable. Our culture of busy lives filled with multitasking and never-ending to-do lists has a tendency to normalize feelings of overwhelm caused by anxiety and stress. You do not have to live like this. There are ways to cope. A regular yoga practice has been proven to calm stress, enhance concentration, and reduce anxiety symptoms. Join us and learn how you can use yoga to free yourself from the constant worry-cycle, racing thoughts, and other symptoms of anxiety that have been ruling your life and relationships.
Grand Rapids Natural Health and Jenny Tanis Counseling & Yoga have decided to intentionally create a safe space for you to explore mindful breath and movement in a community of people who understand your struggle. Come experience a gentle yoga class that will aid in relaxation, increase blood circulation and energy flow, balance hormone levels, and promote self-love. Then, choose to stay after and be in community with others navigating their own personal anxiety journey.
During the Yoga for Community series, Counselor and Yoga Teacher, Jenny Tanis, will lead you through a gentle yoga class designed specifically to help address your current concern. Jenny will share with you the physical and emotional benefits of the movement and breath-work so that you can incorporate them into your daily routine.
Additional resources and community support information will be provided. Following class, if you feel comfortable, you are invited to stay for tea and snacks and connect with other individuals who are navigating a similar journey. There is medicine in "me too". Join us and find the healing power of a compassionate community.
Admission is $10. RSVP online or by calling (616) 264-6556.