Balancing Life and Health

Why Yoga?

Looking for long-lasting results rather than instant gratification? Give yoga a chance. It's a form of movement developed thousands of years ago in India that approximately 20.5 million people in the U.S. practice today. Through the decades Lois has been honored to work with children, seniors, people with body weight issues of all types, cancer survivors, people with heart conditions, college students, people with various injuries, executives seeking to create balance and many others, all with their own individual needs. Contact loisahitt@wellcoregroup.com for both group and private session information.

Getting MotivatedBack to Top

Whether you're a newbie, wannabe, or seasoned yogi, what's going to get you to a yoga practice and motivate you to stick with it? How do you get past the mental blocks of, "I'm very unfit," or "I don't have time," or "I'm not flexible"? Looking for long-lasting results rather than instant gratification? Give yoga a chance. It's a form of movement developed thousands of years ago in India that approximately 20.5 million people in the U.S. practice today.

Fortunately, dedicated participants from The Becoming Center, Temple University classes, and local corporations have the answers. Their responses (listed below) to the question, "What motivates you to keep yoga in your life year after year?" should help you overcome inhibitions, helping you cross the bridge to improved well-being at your core:

Yoga ResourcesBack to Top

Broad, William J. The Science of Yoga. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Farhi, Donna. Yoga Mind, Body & Spirit. New York: Henry Hold & Company, 2000.
Iyengar, B.K.S. Light on Yoga. New York: Schocken Books, 1966.
Iyengar, B.K.S. Yoga The Path to Holistic Health. London: Dorling Kindersley Ltd., 2001.
Lasater, Judith, Ph.D., P.T. Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life. Berkley, CA: Rodmell Press, 2000.
Mehta, Silva, Mira & Shyam. Yoga The Iyengar Way. London: Knopf, 1990.
Schiffmann, Erich. Yoga The Spirit & Practice of Moving into Stillness. New York: Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1996.