Formerly Shea Family Chiropractic

Before I begin, let me be clear, I am not an expert in yoga, mindfulness or mediation. That being said, I am a Certified Chiropractic Wellness Practitioner.  This means that according to the International Chiropractic Association, I am an expert in all things that cause stress to the human body, how the body adapts to those stressors and what drives the body away from health and towards disease.  With these ideas in mind, I want to talk with you about why I believe having a yoga practice is a must for anyone looking to live a long, injury free life. Three years ago, myself and two of my neighbors started meeting in a garage at 5:15 AM in order to do some weight lifting and 30 minutes of yoga.  We used an app called Yoga Studio which can be purchased through the App Store and acts as your guide.  We liked the app because it allowed us to customize our routine in intensity, the types of poses and length of the session.  We dubbed this morning workout which we completed on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays as “Groga” (this is not a typo).  The reason for this was we were practicing yoga, it was done in a garage and we were always incredibly groggy (haha). As a life long athlete and someone who played division one college athletics, I have always been extremely tight.  I was never able to touch my toes, extend my spine backwards very far or stretch my extremities for fear of cramping up.  That being said, although the initial few months of my "Groga" practice was difficult and mainly uncomfortable, I began to notice some enormous changes in the flexibility of my body.  I also fell in love with the way my body felt after completing a session. My favorite part of doing yoga was the time at the end of the session when your body is fatigued, you are completely focused on the movements and you have stopped thinking about your to do list.  I loved coming into present time consciousness by completing the session with a guided meditation.  Albeit in the beginning I really struggled with clearing my thoughts, and still to this day struggle continue to have challenge with this from time to time, I was able to progressively improve how quickly and deeply I was able to meditate. The practice of yoga for me eliminated two of the

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