Seated Sun Salutation

Sun Salutations, or surya namaska, is a great way to energize your body as you stretch and strengthen your muscle groups.  In this video we demonstrate a basic chair variation. 

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Patrick Fisher
Breaking Down the Barriers We Unknowingly Build Around Ourselves - 5 Questions with Chelsea Belfer, Graduate of Yoga 4 Change's First Teacher Training Program

Chelsea Belfer first started volunteering with Yoga 4 Change when she was searching for a sense of direction.  Eventually, she was one of two people to enroll in the organization's inaugural teacher training program.  Chelsea completed her 200 hour training in December 2017 and is now teaching community classes through Yoga 4 Change.  Starting in late January, Yoga 4 Change will offer its next installment of Registered Yoga Teacher training. 

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Patrick Fisher
Trauma Sensative Yoga

For children vulnerable to poorer health and diminished achievement because of poverty, unsafe homes, and inadequate adult guidance or supervision, Yoga 4 Change represents an opportunity to find inner strength. Our programming gives students the tools to master their breathing, calm mind and body, and shift focus away from the other stressors in their lives.

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Patrick Fisher
Alternate Nostril Breathing

Alternate nostril breathing, or Nadi Shodhana, is a simple yet effective technique that can help settle your mind, body, and emotions. It is particularly helpful to ease racing thoughts if you are experiencing anxiety, stress, or having trouble falling asleep.

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Patrick Fisher
How Do You Move Toward YOUR Freedom? 

Alan Calkins shares his inspiring story of how Yoga 4 Change helped him find his freedom in an unlikely setting.  Alan went from a student of Yoga 4 Change to recently completing his teacher training and becoming a certified instructor for the non-profit organization. 

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Patrick Fisher
A Bold Business Plan Is a Winner for Military Spouses

From the age of 11, I always wanted to be a Navy Helicopter Pilot. I saw a demonstration on my dad’s ship, the USS De Wert FFG — 45, on a day cruise and felt I saw my own future. I spent the rest of my time in school, and then in college, ensuring I was setting myself up to be able to accomplish my goals. I was accepted into flight school, and then was sent to my first fleet squadron and soon I was going on deployment.

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Kathryn Thomas