Therapeutic Yoga

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“Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the philosophy and
practice of Yoga“.
– International Association of Yoga Therapists

Yoga is offered right in our community room at the Center.
Call the Center for our current yoga schedule.
340 Exempla Circle (Entrance #4)
2nd Floor
Lafayette, CO 80026
1-303-673-1615

Yoga is a perfect practice to integrate mind, body, and spirit.  In addition to specific postures deep breathing meditation are included in the practice.  The physical postures promote strength building through isometric contraction, increase flexibility by moving joints through their full range of motion, and improve balance through strengthening stabilizing muscles and improving proprioception. Yoga can be used therapeutically for a wide range of conditions and The Center for Integrative Medicine is proud to offer classes focused on physical recovery, overall healing, and resiliency building.  While all yoga supports overall health and well-being, yoga therapy is designed to holistically address specific health conditions as they uniquely manifest in the individual.  We include yoga postures, breathing practices, meditation, and relaxation techniques that are all offered with the goal of healing in mind and body.

Our instructors are highly trained and experienced in their field of expertise and classes are taught in a safe, gentle, and supportive manner. All classes are held in the Community Center of the Center for integrative medicine.

Teacher Bios

Jessie Ramirez, AOS, LMT, CIMI, CYI

Whether teaching a class, supporting her clients in recovering from an injury, coping with stress, chronic pain or providing customized education, Jessie’s work and instruction embodies deep peace and integrates all levels of the human being. She has been teaching Hatha Yoga, and modified Hatha Yoga for pregnant women along with Mom and Baby Yoga since 2008. Her professional experience teaching yoga involves private lesson, mother support groups, and group studio classes. She is currently teaching Prenatal Yoga at Bridges Integrative Health and Wellness – Exempla Medical Lutheran Center.

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