Many people appreciate how much better they feel after a massage. And some people have found out that properly done, foam rolling can help you feel better, much like a massage does.
According to a recent article in Prevention magazine, “New research supports what trainers and therapists have claimed for years: Done just before exercise, the simple technique [foam rolling] can reduce muscle fatigue and soreness dramatically enough that the workout feels easier.”
In the article, Sue Hitzmann, manual therapist and creator of the MELT Method, added that, “…rolling, as part of your cooldown has been shown to cut down on post exercise discomfort.”
Joyce has found her MELT Method sessions personally rewarding, too, because attendees frequently tell Joyce how much better they feel after a session, and call back and e-mail Joyce to share their stories of how much better they feel.
Often, people who do not learn proper MELT Method roller techniques ten to press too hard on their rollers, in an effort to get relief from their pain. Pressing too hard on their rollers can be painful; the pain relief is not achieved.
To get the benefits of foam rolling without adding pain, Joyce recommends attending one of her MELT Method sessions at Jacksonville Yoga studio, in Jacksonville Beach, and also using a specially designed MELT Method Soft Body Roller.
Join talented Yoga and MELT Method instructor, Joyce Savitz for our Inversion Immersion Workshop, Sunday, March 1, 2015, from 9:30 until 11:30AM at our friendly Jacksonville Yoga studio.
Inversion Therapy in yoga helps you to detoxify your body, removing impurities while you build core strength and muscle firmness, and you enjoy a calm feeling that results in clarity of your mind.
The benefits of learning how to, and then regularly inverting your body are many, from aiding digestion to giving you glowing and healthier skin, to even improving the soundness of your sleep. We will discuss more about the benefits of inversion therapy during this class.
Come join us at our Jacksonville Yoga studio in Jacksonville Beach.
In The Pink proudly hosted their very first Introductory MELT class at 5:30 pm on January 16, at their Beach location.
Joyce Savitz of Jacksonville Yoga led a small group of excited lady Cancer Survivors, and the class was an immediate success.
Attendees remarked they enjoyed more feeling and strength in their feet and hands, and looked forward to continuing to practice what they had learned.
In The Pink is a non-profit boutique and salon, dedicated to helping women heal, cope and survive the effects of cancer; both physically and emotionally. Founded by Jeri Millard, who has survived cancer twice herself, In The Pink now with 2 locations in the Jacksonville, Florida area. In The Pink offers everything a cancer patient might need, such as breast prosthesis, mastectomy bras, wigs, scarves, radiation cream, post-surgical garments, and more.
Joyce Savitz is the most experienced certified MELT instructor in Northeast Florida at her Jacksonville Yoga Studio in Jacksonville Beach. In the MELT Method, Joyce teaches you how to quiet your nervous system, enhance body awareness, and re-hydrate connective tissue; bringing your body back to a more ideal state. With continued practice, Joyce and the MELT method can help you transform how your body looks and feels, for a healthier, pain-free and more active, better life.
To find out more about the MELT Method, please Contact Joyce Savitz at Jacksonville Yoga – Or Call 904-249-1111.
Jeri was also a Founding Member of Bands Against Breast Cancer. BABC Founder Hank Watson continues to guide the organization to educate and empower women in the fight against breast cancer, with fantastic support of Bands, Musicians, DJs, and Volunteers in the Jacksonville and surrounding areas. BABC holds educational events throughout the year, and a big, musical fundraising event, Boobsapalooza, each October; a day of good times and music and celebration of progress in the fight against breast cancer.
Master Drummer Ajamu Mutima is teaching our Sacred Drum Circle class every Saturday night, from 6 until 7:30PM at our Jacksonville Yoga Studio.
Mister Mutima shares his love of life through expression of his talents as a musician, a poet, and a storyteller who has performed at colleges, public and private schools, centers for performing arts, fesivals and celibrations and more, in various cultural settings. To learn more about Mr. Mutima, please visit his website – http://ajamumutima.com/
Join us at the Jacksonville Studio this Saturday evening! Join in this wonderful, deeply meditative adventure.
Great group tonight drumming with Ajamu at jacksonvilleyoga.com
Life can be stressful. To be able to feel your best and enjoy life, every day, it’s important to find ways to relieve stress.
Here are a few quick fixes to help relieve stress with yoga:
While you are in traffic, at the Mall, dealing with family gatherings just stop and take a deep breath. Try breathing in the nose and out the mouth. See if you can breath in to the count of just 3 at first. From there move it up to 5 or 8 counts. Feel the way your body and your mind with just release with this simple technique.
Check out a yoga class that is close by your home or office.
Having a qualified teacher guide you and help you thru breath work and poses make all the difference. When you sign up for a class, you will probably get more yoga done during an hour than you would on your own. There will be no distractions that normally get in your way. At our Jacksonville Yoga studio, we offer a variety of classes that help you learn how to achieve yoga poses that will help with stress.
One of those poses is legs up the wall (as we call it). All you do is sit sideways against a wall, turn and put your legs up the wall and straighten out your upper body. Your body will be in the shape of a L.
Put an eyebag or a washcloth on your eyes to tune out the light.
If you are comfortable, stay there for 3 to 5 minutes (15 minutes is the best!). It is a wonderful way to “decompress”.
The Beaches Community Kitchen volunteers prepare and deliver hot, healthy cooked meals to elderly or disabled needy beaches residents. The recipients are people struggling to maintain independent living, but unable to provide healthy meals for themselves. Our beaches recipients may be blind, weak and frail, wheelchair bound, often have no family and are living alone, low-income, and many are in their 90’s and homebound.
Beaches Community Kitchen(BCK) serves about 6,000 meals each year, at a cost of under $2.00 per meal. Each meal is heartily portioned to actually provide 2 – 3 meals for each recipient. There is no charge to those who receive these meals.