Quality of Life*
Improve quality of sleep
Improve quality of relationships
Assist with weight loss
Promote healthy food habits (less emphasis on sugar, caffeine)
Promote healthy life habits (decrease craving for alcohol, smoking)
Increase ease of breathing
Improve ease of movement
Improve joint mobility
Decrease risk of falls
Improve spine/joint stability
Increase strength and flexibility
Increase circulation (especially peripheral)
Increase distal sensation
Increase amount of O2 in blood
Regulate heart rate
Regulate blood pressure
Regulate respiratory rate
Increase emotional stability
Reduce panic attacks and anxiety
Increase level of alertness and sharpness of mind
Acceptance of limitations
Reducing pain and discomfort, overcoming physical or emotional trauma, and recovering from illness, injury, addiction, or other health concerns.
Maintaining current health and well-being, preventing illness or injury, and increasing flexibility and strength including preparing for, or complementing an existing health maintenance or fitness program.
Reducing stress, overcoming depression, anxiety, and psychological trauma, and helping to manage and deal with life-threatening illness.
Personal and/or spiritual growth. In the case of spiritual growth, we feel it is important to note that the course followed would be initiated by the student's own interest and complementary to the student's personal spiritual practices, beliefs, and preferences.