Why Yoga in a Chiropractic Office?

Dr. Putnam discovered the benefits of yoga personally and began to view it through the lens of a physical medicine physician. She realized yoga can be subtle or demanding and therefore can be applied to almost all body types. Different poses highlight muscle imbalances and yoga becomes a diagnostic tool. Other poses offer rehabilitative qualities that are especially good for stabilizing spine and joint conditions. Yoga as a class may not be for everyone, yet, Dr. Putnam’s ability to see injury and rehabilitation with the influence of yoga broadens healing avenues for those who have not previously considered it for themselves.

New to Yoga?

Want to feel better, get stronger, be more relaxed? Don’t hesitate to start now!

If you are unsure where to start or have concerns about whether or not yoga is for you, join a class or take a private lesson. Dr. Putnam will introduce you to basic yoga postures and techniques, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions and experience how it feels to you. Get acquainted with our studio and healthy yoga community. Bring a friend (or two)! Join us for specialized classes and learn about how to take good care of you body and health. No experience required. Follow us on Facebook to find out about exciting events, workshops, and specials.

Is Yoga for Me?

Yoga is for everyone, whether you are old or young, coordinated or not, short, tall, an athlete or a couch potato. It is accessible to all body types, shapes and ages. Consider yoga if you are seeking health and wellness and want to improve your physical and mental wellbeing. Yoga can be as restful or as rigorous as you want it to be and modification can be provided for most body types and health conditions. The benefits include core strengthening, toning, improved balance and feeling more relaxed and connected to your physical and emotional body.

Helpful Tips for First Time Guests:

  • Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early before your first class to fill out new member consent form.
  • Wear something comfortable. Layers may be best.
  • Bring a mat if you have one or we have a few to loan or purchase.
  • Bring a water bottle (with lid) and towel.
  • Let the teacher know about any health issues or concerns before class. If you have a serious injury, medical condition or are pregnant, please check with your physician before beginning yoga.
  • We are here to help.  Ask us anything or email us.

Class schedule

Classes are Tuesday evenings 6-7:00 PM & Thursday mornings from 9-10 AM.

Thursday is an all levels yoga class including awareness about spinal care and healthy motion patterns.

Tuesday Schedule

February   
6    Relieving back pain
13  Heart opening
20  HIps & hammies
27  Detox, twist, repeat

March
6    All things feel good
13  No Class
20  Posture poses for prevention
27  Spine strengthening

April
3    Ground & balance
10   Common yoga poses for beginners
17  Shoulder mobility & stability
24  Releasing neck tension

Yoga Fees
Per class $15
4 class pass for $49
12 class pass for $149

 

Private Therapeutic Yoga with Dr. Erika Putnam
1 Hour $160
1 Hour Group $120/person

Insurance billing may be an option for you if you are an established chiropractic client.

 

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