Today is National Yoga Day and to celebrate I wanted to let you know about a couple of things that people that are experienced or new to Yoga can check out in Texarkana.

Did you the Texarkana Parks and Recreation Department offers free Yoga classes every Wednesday? The Yoga classes will take place at the Southwest Center located at 3222 W. 7th Street will offer Yoga classes every Wednesday from 5:30 until 6:30 and are free of charge.

My mom goes to these classes and loves them. She is 80 and it is beneficial for her health she has met some wonderful people as well. Collen Narens is the instructor for these classes. This is what the Texarkana Parks and Recreation Department had to say about these Yog classes:

If you're looking for a way to wind down, don't forget we have FREE yoga at the Southwest Center on Wednesdays.

On Friday you can experience 'Full Moon Sound Bath'. Thrive Yoga will be presenting this and it will be an all-day online event for you to join. Thrive Yoga & Wellness is located at 2916 Pleasant Grove Road
Texarkana, Texas

The American Osteopathic Association has this to say about the benefits of Yoga. Yoga is great for controlling blood pressure and helps with insomnia and overall flexibility.

Other physical benefits are increased muscle strength and tone improved respiration, energy, and vitality, maintaining a balanced metabolism, weight reduction in cardio and circulatory health, improved athletic performance, and protection from possible injury.

Mental benefits include stress reduction. Yoga's meditation and breathing techniques are extremely helpful in managing the day-to-day stress has on our lives. It can also sharpen concentration and focus.

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