We believe that health comes from de-stress. Experience that when you drive into our wooded lot surrounded by wonderful plants & animals and welcomed to our studio as part of our family.
We are not just another Gym Yoga that only focuses on a physical workout. We practice an Authentic Style of Yoga straight from India that truly heals Mind and Body and includes Meditation and/or Pranayama Breathing. We uniquely focus on both Yoga and Ayurveda, the two sister sciences, to find balance in a health solution just for you.
We have personalized, small classes every day. We do not believe one generic sequence of yoga fits all.
We are the only accredited therapeutic yoga studio in Greater Houston. That means we are even more focused on health benefits and wellness for you than anybody else.
We work with and are certified with Cancer Patients and Clients with other illnesses.
Yoga Teachers are trained in Ayurveda in-house. They find the right asanas and poses that maximize your inner balance and wellness and ensure you have a satisfying class. With Hatha Yoga, there is time to get into the pose properly, with no breathless hassle.
We practice safe yoga. Unlike others, we do not physically adjust your poses or force you into them. You do what you are comfortable with. We monitor your poses in-person all the time for your safety and well-being.
We have a large and a small yoga room suitable for fifteen and six respectively as well as an amazing outdoor yoga deck suitable for thirty people. Yoga in the forest is truly amazing.
We do NOT endorse frequent internet yoga because unsafe student behavior cannot be detected due to a lack of feedback.
Our Yoga is suitable for everybody from beginners to expert yogis.
You get the health benefits by trying,..there is no competition.
Check out the proven health benefits of yoga.
Come, Build a strong foundation for your yoga wellness practice with us.
What is Yoga?
The word Yoga comes from yui, a 5,000-year old Sanskrit word meaning to yoke, join, or unite. The Iyengar school of Yoga defines yui as the “joining or integrating of all aspects of the individual—body, mind, and soul—to achieve a happy, balanced, and useful life.” Reaching kaivalya, emancipation, or ultimate freedom is the aim of Yoga. The science of Yoga uses asanas (postures), focused concentration on specific body parts, and pranayama (breathing techniques) to unify the body with the mind and the mind with the soul.
The Benefits of Yoga
Yoga benefits go well beyond stress management. Regular practice can increase flexibility and improve balance. The pranayama, or breathing techniques, can have positive effects on asthma, depression, lower back pain, and memory. Yoga, combined with diet, aerobic exercise, and meditation, can help with cardiovascular disease rates and blood pressure levels. Yoga helps people cope better with daily demands and to sleep more soundly.
The US Army uses Yoga to treat veterans and stress management techniques. Combine this with our discount for veterans!
Men's Fitness Journal states the benefits for men are improved stress levels, better golf game (spinal twists), cardio exercises longer poses) & better muscle building!
The Insurance Company CIGNA, as well as Blue Cross Blue Shield, recognize the benefits of Hatha Yoga. In some instances, Insurance companies such as Cigna and employers may cover alternative health treatments especially if prescribed by your doctor. Please consult with them if your plan is eligible.
GreenMedTV offers an excellent, quick overview of eight health benefits of Yoga:
Psychology Today reports that "Yoga has the opposite effect to pain on your brain than chronic pain". Yoga Therapy helps relieves chronic pain, nervous system tension, migraines and headaches, disc problems, chronic fatigue, neck pain, carpal tunnel, and more.
Yoga Journal 38 Ways Yoga Keeps You Fit, by Timothy McCall, MD is a very good summary of multiple professional medical studies that confirm Yoga is an excellent way to improve problems with depression, cholesterol, back pains, circulation, high blood pressure and much, much more.
National Geographic reported on a study by Ohio State University whereby Cancer patients who practiced yoga as part of their cancer treatment were significantly better than those who didn't. Inflammation was much better controlled. We are certified by MD Anderson for such yoga treatments.
Houston Yoga & Ayurveda Ashram
Houston Yoga & Ayurveda Ashram Inc, a 501(3)(c) company, 13602 Kluge Rd Cypress, TX 77429 USA
Copyright © 2021 Houston Yoga & Ayurveda Ashram - All Rights Reserved. Houston Yoga and Ayurveda Ashram Inc.is not a licensed medical facility. Employees of the Center are not trained or licensed as physicians in medical diagnosis or treatment. You are encouraged to discuss any Ayurveda herbal supplements or Yoga therapies you consider with your medical doctor in advance of using them.
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