Athens Regional Health System

Yoga at the Mind Body Institute

Mind Body Institute YogaYoga at Athens Regional's Mind Body Institute is unique. It's a safe, mindful yoga in a medical setting, proven effective through research and outcomes.

The MBI is the place to learn and practice mindful yoga in the Athens area. Our highly-trained instructors offer a range of classes and work with individual needs. We can help you find the right class.

Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is an ancient system of healing, awareness and rejuvenation that uses gentle movement, postures, breath, relaxation and meditation to reach physical and emotional health.

The postures strengthen, stretch and tone the entire body, including the internal organs. Proper breathing brings energy and vitality and calms the mind. Relaxation and meditation relieve stress and rejuvenate memory and thinking.

Benefits of yoga include but are not limited to:

  • Improved sleep
  • Decreased stress and anxiety
  • Improved energy levels and vitality
  • Easing of chronic and acute pain
  • Help in overcoming addictions
  • Improved strength, flexibility and fitness
  • Reduced symptoms in arthritis, migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, low back pain and other chronic conditions
  • Improved control of chronic conditions, such as diabetes, heart problems, high blood pressure, and others

Mind Body Institute Yoga Course Descriptions

Gentle Yoga for Strength and Joy
Movements are safe, gentle and slow. Become stronger and more flexible, help the body heal, improve sleep and learn to relax with instructors who adapt the practice to your needs.
Therapeutic Yoga for Freedom of Movement
This gentle class takes you progressively to greater strength, less stiffness and less discomfort. This class includes evidence-based movement for the back and spine.
Yoga for Hope, Peace and Cancer Recovery
Come to a nurturing environment wherever you are in your journey with cancer. Gentle movement designed just for you can reduce pain, increase energy and help you reconnect with your body and maintain strength. Relaxation and breath support the immune system and help you cope with fatigue.

Contact Us

For more information about our yoga programs, call 706-475-7330 or email us. You can also see our course schedule.



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