Learn Something New-Yoga

By: Casandra Foley

Why I chose to learn Yoga

I chose to learn Yoga because I knew that it was said to be a healthy way to relieve stress and I had a lot going on in my life. I chose my mother to be my mentor because she has been doing Yoga for 10 years and I knew that she would be able to help me. Not only does yoga help with stress, it helps maintain the mind, body, and soul. I knew that if i tried to learn yoga it would be something that I would enjoy and it would be very helpful in many different aspects.
May 31, 2016
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Quote #1

“Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements. Once you understand the grammar of yoga; you can write your poetry of movements.”

-Amit Ray

Quote #2

“Yoga practice can make us more and more sensitive to subtler and subtler sensations in the body. Paying attention to and staying with finer and finer sensations within the body is one of the surest ways to steady the wandering mind."

-Ravi Ravindran

Quote #3

“All kidding aside, if everyone did yoga, we would have world peace.”

-Rory Freedman

"I am very proud of Casandra's willingness and progress throughout these last few months of her Yoga experience. As her mentor (mom) it has been fun getting to help her learn and benefit from the positive results of learning something new. (yoga)"

-Mentor (Mom)

Final Statement

Learning Yoga has been a life changing experience. Not only has it helped me deal with my stress in a positive and healthy way, it has become a healthy routine and a fun way of bonding with my mom. I am thankful for this project because it has given me a new hobby. I will continue to do yoga not only to stay in shape but also to manage any struggles that life throws my way.