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Meditative Movements for Youth, Adults, Seniors, Assisted Living, Independent, Skilled Nursing

Meditative Movements™ is an innovative mind-body exercise program that incorporates western science with modern day philosophies and ancient wisdom. Our easy-to-follow, empowering movements can be practiced in your home, care facilities, office, school, gym and in group fitness and recovery classes. Youth, adults, and seniors enjoy practicing the movements which strengthen their bodies, calm their minds and energize their spirit.

By practicing, you explore who you are so you can give breathe to your life purpose, values and dreams. You build resilence because you release blocked stress and any negativity that is hindering your ability to heal.

 Experience

We invite you to experience our eight simple, Yes to Life Meditative Movements™ by following along with the video.

 Events and Classes

We offer standard and customized seminars, teaching certificates, coaching as well as print and video resources.

There are over 140 Meditative Movements™ that include cardio, flexibility, balance and strengthening poses which are adaptable to anyone's physical abilities.

You are invited to the Gift of Self-Care Mini Retreat.

Join us for our nine week 2019 Yes to Life Phone Series Classes.

To see a full list of our upcoming events and classes, visit our Facebook events page.

 2017 University of Minnesota Research Findings

The University of Minnesota Occupational Therapy Department feasibility research study concluded that Meditative Movements™ may be effective in reducing anxiety, depression, and fatigue, while improving emotional and functional well-being for persons with chronic health conditions. The findings suggest that Meditative Movements™ may be used as an alternative and complementary therapy or rehabilitation program for persons with chronic health conditions.

Chronic diseases and conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, obesity, and arthritis are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems.

The prevention and management of chronic health conditions is a major challenge for the current health care system. There is growing evidence that complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) have beneficial effects for managing the many symptoms of chronic health conditions. Use of CAM to improve health and well-being has increased over the years (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2007). American adults are most likely to use CAM for problems such as stress, fatigue, and pain.

When asked what was most beneficial, research participants responded.

More calmBetter sleepFeel more positive about self Less negative attitudeMore confidence Less tired, more energy

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