As OWM Integrative Wellness prepares to move into its new location at 891 Delaware Avenue, the comprehensive studio is introducing people to some of its restorative classes that will soon be featured at its new home.
One of those offerings is Wall Yoga – a type of yoga that utilizes a Iyengar-based Great Yoga Wall suspension system. This system “takes the strain and pressure off unstable and/or overused joints.” It’s perfect for people who are new to this sort of exercise, who are healing from injuries, or who are looking to ease into a fitness routine. The Wall is also used by “experienced students and teachers looking to enhance and refine their practice.”
OWM’s founder, Dr. Leonard Kaplan said, “Whether you have always wanted to try yoga and are too intimidated by the traditional yoga studios or you have an injury that you think precludes you from continuing your practice, I encourage you to try a session with Yoga by OWM. Our skilled instructors take their time to get to know each of their students and their concerns.”
The benefit of the straps on the wall is that they help to relieve any pressure on the joints, according to Kaplan.
“This class combines elements of the wall assisted yoga poses, breathwork, and guided relaxation to ground the body, nourish the nervous system, and recalibrate,” noted Yoga instructor Laura Lane, who is excited to announce that OWM by Yoga will offer free demonstrations the first Saturday of each month beginning this April. “This is a perfect class for anyone looking to slow down, collect and rebalance. You can expect each class to incorporate coordinated movement and breath, joint mobilization, gentle strength and stretch, and deep relaxation.”
The instructor will demonstrate several postures, ranging in skill level. Students will be able to participate in beginner level postures on the wall as well.
Anyone attending one of the classes can also learn more about the new Wellness Center that is being outfitted at 891 Delaware Avenue. Once open in late 2023, the Center will offer advanced anti-aging therapies, regenerative solutions for pain of spine and joints, mind-body healing and rejuvenation, comprehensive integrative cancer support therapy, intravenous infusion therapy, a medical aesthetics spa, as well as women’s health and breast cancer prevention (learn more).
In the meantime, OWM is excited to introduce people to this rather obscure new physician-overseen yoga practice, simply known as The Wall.
All skill levels are welcome.
To meet growing demand for The Wall, a new Restorative Wall Yoga Class will begin April 16 from 9:00 am -10:30 AM at the studio located at 235 S. Elmwood, Ste 120 in Buffalo. Those interested in registering for either the demos or the restorative class can do so by clicking here.
To learn more about OWM’s innovative services, visit owmintegrativewellness.com.