Yoga Studios Murfreesboro TN

Local resource for yoga studios in Murfreesboro, TN. Includes detailed information on local yoga studios that give access to qualified yoga instructors who provide instruction in hatha yoga, raja yoga, Ashtanga yoga, and hot yoga, and who will guide you through Sun salutations, asana, or yoga postures, pranayama, or breathwork, as well as meditation.

Catti-san Yoga
(615) 890-6892
3607 Holly Grove Rd.
Lascassas, TN
Yoga Styles
Hatha Yoga

Yoga On The Square
(615) 904-9642
116 N Walnut St Ste B
Murfreesboro, TN
 
Centre Energique
(615) 347-1036
4219 Hillsboro Road, Suite 338
Nashville, TN
Services
Yoga, Yeast Syndrome, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Orthomolecular Medicine, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Meditation, Guided Imagery, Geriatrics, General Practice, Functional Medicine, Energy Medicine, Diabetes, Chelation Therapy, Bio-identical HRT, Biofeedback, Ayurveda, Auriculotherapy, Arthritis, Aromatherapy, Anesthesiology, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Yoga At The Factory
(615) 791-6655
230 Franklin Road
Franklin, TN
Yoga Styles
YogaFit/Hatha

ClearSpring Yoga
(423) 266-3539
17 N. Market St PO Box 4466
Chattanooga, TN
Yoga Styles
eclectic hatha, vinyasa, yoga as therapy

Yoga & Arts
(615) 202-8524
7240 Nolensville Rd. (Behind Sonic)
Nolensville, TN
Yoga Styles
Tibetan Tantric Yoga

Ataana Energy Healing
(615) 202-6950
2819 Columbine place
Nashville, TN

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Isha Foundation
(931) 668-1900
191 Anthony Drive
McMinnville, TN
Yoga Styles
Kriya

Midtown Yoga
(901) 270-5373
524 S Cooper
Memphis, TN
Yoga Styles
ALL

Yoga @ Hope Presbyterian Church
(901) 853-1321
8500 Walnut Grove Road
Cordova, TN
Yoga Styles
Vinyasa

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The Heart of Yoga

The Heart of Yoga

A 5,000-year-old approach to a
healthy cardiovascular system.

by Susan Weiner

February 2009

Can the calming rhythms of yoga help your heart the same way as an energetic 30-minute walk? The answer for many with cardiac disease is a resounding “yes.”

“I would call it a lifesaver,” says John Periolat, 76, of Charlottesville, Virginia, who attended Cardiac Yoga classes at the University of Virginia following a massive heart attack 14 years ago. “But I don’t think it’s widespread enough.”

A modified form of yoga focusing on cardiac patients, yoga for heart disease reduces heart rate and blood pressure in addition to calming the nervous system. It also increases exercise capacity and lowers inflammation levels, as shown by an ever-growing number of research studies. Patients use mats, pillows and chairs to ensure comfort while they perform yoga’s gentle exercises; although it may sound like barely enough motion to break a sweat, the positive effects of cardiovascular yoga are measurable.

Eight weeks of yoga helped to safely improve overall quality of life in 19 heart failure patients, even reducing markers of inflammation associated with heart failure, according to a November 2007 study by researchers at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Meanwhile adults with metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that significantly raises cardiovascular risk, were able to reduce their waist circumference, blood pressure, blood sugar and triglycerides after practicing yoga for just three months (Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 12/07).

“Cardiac Yoga changed my life,” says the now-retired Periolat, a self-described former type A personality who lives at a more relaxed pace and spends his time volunteering—a far cry from his days as a Navy captain flying F-4 Phantom fighters. Periolat studied with Mala Cunningham, PhD, counseling psychologist and founding director of the Cardiac Yoga Program in Charlottesville. “I was in a hole so deep, I couldn’t see any light,” Periolat says. “Dr. Cunningham’s Cardiac Yoga classes yanked me out of it and put me on my feet again.”

Heart-Friendly Hospitals
The clinical documentation behind yoga’s considerable medical benefits is recognized at hospitals throughout the country, from New York Presbyterian in New York City to Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, where Cunningham’s Cardiac Yoga and other yoga programs are available to heart patients. “Cardiac Medical Yoga is a gentle program designed for individuals who have limited mobility,” says Cunningham, author of Medical Yoga ( www.cardiacyoga.com ). “It’s been completely modified and looked over by a cardiologist and an exercise physiologist to address the needs of cardiac patients.” Cunningham, who certifies other Cardiac Yoga instructors, uses the acronym BREAD to define what Cardiac Yoga is all about: Breathing (known in yoga as pranayama), Relaxation, Exercise/Yoga (through poses known ...

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