Yoga for Heart Disease

August 29, 2013    BY Susi Gillespie Amendola

Make the transition from all your duties, activities, and business of the day to offer and receive the energy of the heart to and from a loved one. Through gentle exercises and restorative postures, you begin to learn to become present with the moment and the sensation of the body, to strengthen and open the shoulders to support the heart, and to use breath awareness to feel the entire body breathing.

Props: bolsters (2) (optional), pillow (optional), and chair

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Susi Gillespie Amendola
Susi Gillespie Amendola is the National Director of Stress Management for the prestigious Dean Ornish program for reversing heart disease. She is also the founder and director of the Omaha Yoga & Bodywork Center where she currently teaches classes and trains teachers. Susi brings over 30 years of experience to her teaching, and has developed yoga-based stress management programs for schools, businesses, and hospitals throughout the country. A former resident of the Himalayan Institute, Susi is... Read more>>


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