It not only affected my work, but also kept me from doing fun things with my kids.
That made me realize that I needed to do something about the way I was feeling.
At first, I was simply embarrassed about trying something new in front of so many people.
Several years ago, I developed a health condition that affects the way I look and makes it very difficult for me to exercise in front of other people.
As a result, I stopped going to the gym, stopped exercising outside, and felt that I was relegated to an exercise regime revolving around the treadmill in my basement — not my idea of fun.
They focused on strength, flexibility and mental clarity, and pushed me to limits I hadn’t reached before in yoga.
Practicing in my home also allowed me to achieve a deep level of complete comfort and vulnerability that I have found unachievable in a group environment.
”, something he’d never seen me do because of the pain. ” Dayna, 39 Mom & Business Owner Upper Marlboro, MD “The first thing I learned about private yoga with Kelly is that one is NEVER too old or too physically-challenged to benefit from this wonderful practice!
I feel wonderful now, and I’m able to enjoy my sons as they are growing up, whether it involves running, jumping, climbing, swimming & walking long distances. After years of back problems that forced me into physical therapy and using medication to take off the edge, I wanted a remedy that wasn’t dependent on prescriptions or medical appointments.
My medications weren’t relieving the pain as effectively, and my doctors only suggested surgery… I started working with Higher Ground soon thereafter.
The real success came, though, when my youngest son and I were leaving home one day: I ran into the house to get something I’d forgotten, and when I came back, he yelled “Mom, you ran!
For years, I have watched others participate in yoga classes and decided that it was not for me.
I taught aerobics for 10 years while in college and graduate school and I had a complete misperception of yoga and its benefits.
” Sensimone Mom & Attorney Arlington, VA I have greatly improved my ability to manage stress at work and have a better overall sense of well-being, in addition to fewer migraines. I have had back pain for over 12 years, resulting from a car accident; my doctors diagnosed me recently with two protruding discs.