In yoga, it's important to pay attention to what your body is telling you, such as "I can hold this pose for another 45 seconds, tops" or "You just put my hand down on a candle." Listen to your body with this Groupon.
$39 for 10 yoga classes (a $150 value)
Instructors begin each 70-minute Dahn Yoga session with stretching to warm bodies for deep-breathing exercises and energy-boosting meditation. The classes, which take place four days a week, challenge students of all experience levels. Groupon customers also can choose to receive a complimentary 30-minute yoga, tai chi, or meditation lesson.
Dahn Yoga integrates Korean Taoist philosophies and holistic Korean Oriental medicine into a form of yoga that strives to forge stronger connections between mind and body. The certified instructors at Dahn Yoga adhere to these ancient practices and help students of all ages and fitness levels develop core strength, which, according to Dahn philosophy, is the basis of physical, mental, and spiritual health. Through classes, private lessons, and workshops, students learn to link postures with breath control, ultimately developing greater bodily awareness. Besides improving flexibility, strength, and posture, instructors also emphasize the brain's role in overall well-being. They lead brain exercises that challenge and sharpen the mind to develop more productive habits and levitate pennies out of mall fountains.
Dahn Yoga's founder, Ilchi Lee, also built a comprehensive brain-development program—called Brain Education—from the principles upon which Dahn Yoga is founded. Combining physical, emotional, and cognitive exercises with guided imagery and games, Dahn Yoga's instructors develop emotional control, improve communication between the brain's hemispheres, and inspire guests to take decisive action. This program has five progressive steps that can be applied to a dedicated yoga practice as well as everyday life.