Yoga is one of the world's oldest forms of exercise, second only to holding the earth on your shoulders. Practice ancient athleticism with today's Groupon: for $22, you get three yoga, Pilates, or qi-gong classes at Alive & Well A Holistic Center (a $45 value).
Alive & Well A Holistic Center's staff of wellness facilitators helps students align minds and bodies with a comprehensive schedule of movement-based classes that promote physical and mental health. Seventy-five-minute Hatha-yoga classes bring together students of varying skill levels for all-inclusive sessions that incorporate traditional poses, flow techniques, and breathing exercises to create a harmonious exercise. The relaxing flow-yoga classes spend 75 minutes harmonizing breath and movement to release withheld tension from spines’ intervertebral safety-deposit boxes. Students tone their musculature with 60-minute Pilates mat classes that target the core and encourage attendees to concentrate and coordinate all aspects of the exercise, including breathing, movement, and napping. Qi-gong sessions team rhythmic movement and controlled breathing to restore uninterrupted flow to the chi, banish stress, and instill the posture of a tin soldier guarding a cookie jar.
Alive & Well A Holistic Center
Physical and metaphysical healing go hand in hand at Alive & Well A Holistic Center, where seasoned practitioners target bodies, minds, and spirits with alternative medicine. Natural-health consultations often include iridology, a technique that involves examining the eyes' irises to uncover potential causes of pain, fatigue, and other unpleasant symptoms. Armed with this information, staffers may guide clients toward healing modalities such as reiki, a Japanese energy-balancing technique, or reflexology, a type of foot massage believed to promote full-body wellness. Herbalists and massage therapists may also recommend nutritional supplements and essential oils to help fight headaches, insomnia, or lethargy. Yoga instructors shepherd students toward stress release and physical vitality during group and private classes filled with ancient poses and breaths as deep as Poseidon's diary entries.
9250 College Pkwy.
Fort Myers, Florida 33919