LEWISTON – HealthSteps at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center announces its fall yoga classes. For more information or to register, call HealthSteps at 777-8898 or visit the Web at www.stmarysmaine.com.

Yoga for All Levels: The class is great for beginners and those with some yoga experience. Students will learn and experience some of the many health benefits of yoga. Class will be taught in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere and will consist of the physical practice of combining body movement with focused breath.

It is a low-impact way to increase flexibility, reduce stress and align mind, body and spirit. Loose, comfortable clothing is recommended. Bring a towel and/or mat and water. Tammy Begin-Leblanc from the Yoga Center of Maine teaches the class. Cost is $56

The classes will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 1 to Dec. 13, at St. Mary’s Lepage Large Conference Room. On Dec. 13 the class will be at d’Youville Pavilion, Resident Dining Room.

Gentle Yoga: The class is designed for those who have conditions that may limit their flexibility or for those who want a less rigorous initiation into yoga practice. Participants will increase flexibility, reduce stress and align mind, body and spirit with the class.

Tammy Begin-Leblanc from the Yoga Center of Maine will be instructor. Cost is $56. The class will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 3 to Dec. 15 at the St. Mary’s Women’s Pavilion Fleet Room.

Prenatal Yoga: Participants will learn postures and breathing to help strengthen the uterus and pelvic muscles, keep the body flexible and find focus through breathing. Instructor will be Jean Dowling, Certified Nurse Midwife. Cost is $75. The class will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 8 to Dec. 20 with no class Nov. 29, in the Endoscopy Waiting Room at St. Mary’s.


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