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Yoga & Meditation

There are many benefits of Yoga and Meditation practices for total wellness. We offer programs for all at the YMCA.

The Gateway Family YMCA offers Yoga and Meditation classes at all branches. Yoga is a great way to relieve stress and gain flexibility. Join a Yoga class today in Elizabeth, Rahway or Union. Yoga practice improves flexibility and relieves stress.

GENTLE YOGA

Gentle Yoga is the ideal practice for active older adults, those with mobility limitations or anyone who wants a gentle stretch in a safe environment

CHAIR YOGA

A gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on the chair, or standing using a chair for support.

YOGA

Yoga builds a strong body, mind and spirit. This class incorporates Yoga postures, breathing exercises and a mind focus to improve balance, strength and flexibility. Yoga props are offered to safely perform exercises. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Classes for Intermediate Level are also available in this exercise format.

SUNRISE YOGA

Start your morning’s right with yoga during this divine time. Explore your spirit, mind and body.

DEEPAK CHOPRAH'S 7 LAWS OF YOGA

“Yoga for Every Body” students are guided to experience body-centered, restful awareness.

YOGALATES

This class is a blend of two favorites: Yoga and Pilates. Focusing on strength, flexibility, and spirituality while building strength in the deep muscles of the abdominal region, the body’s core.

YOGA RETREAT

Yoga Retreats are a way to improve your yoga practice, center yourself and learn specific discipline in the prime environment. Practice yoga with instructors and students after hours, in a group setting.

PRIVATE YOGA PRACTICE

Learn that specific yoga pose. Learn yoga modifications that fit your body or target a specific ailment or area through private yoga sessions.

MEDITATION 101

This class is effective for stress reduction and pain management. Promotes wakefulness and joy. Leave class feeling uplifted, calm and centered.

MEDITATION

Practice your meditation at the YMCA. We offer small group meditation sessions.

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