Beginning February 4, InsideOut Yoga (IOY) will offer a Yoga for Better Breathing class from 10-11 a.m. Mondays at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Rappahannock, 366 James Wharf Road, White Stone.
The class will be taught by Clarissa “Chris” Riely.
“Most of us don’t use our diaphragm optimally when we breathe; we breathe shallowly as opposed to deeply, “said Riely. “As we age, we begin to lose lung function (there is a reduction in chest wall compliance and decreased strength in respiratory muscle), so learning to use your diaphragm muscle is critical to good, deep breathing. It’s also an integral part of yoga.”
Yoga for Better Breathing is based on…