Yoga: Helping Families Stay Healthy & Happy

With the onset of flu season in full swing, the need to take preventative measures becomes more pressing.  And for those looking for an alternative to the standard flu shot, there’s no need to look any further than your local yoga or wellness center.

“Yoga is much more than stretching” says Kate Kusterbeck, of the EarthMind Wellness Center at Honor’s Haven Resort.  “It combines techniques for breathing and healthy living with meditation and physical postures; reducing your chances of contracting an infectious aliment.”

In addition to supporting your immune system, yoga offers a wide range of benefits for every member of the family; keeping them healthy and happy!

Younger Family Members

For younger family members, yoga plays a vital role in not only enhancing coordination, strength and flexibility but in improving concentration and self-esteem which can help to promote calmness and cooperation.

Prime of Life Adults

Yoga provides prime of life adults with a full body and system work out (cardiovascular, skeletal, muscular and endocrine), resulting in more energy, better sleep, stress relief, muscle tone and mental sharpness.

Older Adults

For older adults who are experiencing reduced balance, strength and range of motion, yoga can be essential in providing relief and enhancing your quality of life.  In addition, according to the Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation, yoga has also been shown to reverse memory loss and create a healthy anti-aging effect on the brain.

To find a yoga class that fits your family’s needs or stage of life, contact the EarthMind Wellness Center at Honor’s Haven Resort & Spa; 845.210.3413 or visit them on the web at