Inspirational Student – Sept

Inspirational Student – Sept

Andrea W.   How long have you been practicing? 5 1/2 years   Where do you primarily practice?  West Linn   What brought you to the yoga?   I walked, jogged and hiked for years with no stretching and I was a mess. When I asked for new hip flexors and IT bands for Christmas everyone just laughed.   Why do you continue to do the yoga? I love it! It feels so good. I continue to try and improve my practice and it feels like such an achievement when I get it…continue reading →
Inspirational Student of the Month- August

Inspirational Student of the Month- August

Patty Hopkins How long have you been practicing?  I have been practicing Bikram Yoga for 16 years.  I know this because my friend was pregnant, and praticing and Today her baby is driving!! Time flies when your having fun! Where do you primarily practice? I love Happy Valley Bikram Yoga, it's 5 minutes from my house.  However, I enjoy trying other Bikram Studios in my travels. What brought you to the yoga?   What brought me to yoga?  Oh boy.....  my back.  I was scheduled to have surgery,  when the scheduler told me…continue reading →
Inspirational Student of the month – July

Inspirational Student of the month – July

Bob Lynch   How long have you been practicing? 6 or 7 months   Where do you primarily practice?  West Linn, it's just 5 minutes from my house   What brought you to the yoga?   I quit smoking, quit drinking soda pop, but still wasn't feeling as good as I thought I should. I had gained a lot of weight, and knew that I needed some form of exercise. I hate gyms and walking for 10 or 20 miles every day in the rain and cold just had no appeal to me.…continue reading →
Yoga is Medicine-Yoga Research

Yoga is Medicine-Yoga Research

Pure Action.Org PURE Action is a 501c3 non-profit formed in 2010 based in Austin, TX, USA. Through anecdotal information and personal transformation, we believe that the modern world’s health problems and diseases can be prevented and/or treated with the regular practice of yoga. The purpose of this organization to find the facts. We have focused our efforts towards accelerating the integration of yoga in health care systems through research studies, global education, and community outreach. Our goal is to see yoga used as therapy in our national and global healthcare system.  continue reading →
May-Inspirational Student of the Month

May-Inspirational Student of the Month

Inspirational Student Name: Scott Speer How long have you been practicing? 10 months Where do you primarily practice? West Linn What brought you to the yoga? I was looking for relief of my neck and back pain. Why do you continue to do the yoga? My pain is gone and overall health has improved. My allergies have been reduced significantly. The teachers and students have been very supportive. What other activities do you enjoy or participate in? Hiking, traveling and working out at the gym. Favorite pose? Savasana What words of advice do…continue reading →
Inspirational Student of the Month- April

Inspirational Student of the Month- April

Name: Melia Hayes How long have you been practicing? 15 months Where do you primarily practice? West Linn  What brought you to the yoga? A good friend and Groupon. We decided to give it a try. Why do you continue to do the yoga? It is amazing! I went into the practice expecting some much needed stretching. My body feels amazing, not only strong physically, but my posture and presence have improved. Within the first 3 months I was able to discontinue use of antianxiety and antidepressant medications. Finally, all of the wonderful…continue reading →