Olympians Love Yoga!

 In Blog, Healthy Steps

yoga.dogWhat do figure skaters, skiers, and snow boarders all have in common? BESIDES the Olympics? They love Yoga!

The Huffington Post recently profiled several female athletes competing in the Winter Olympics and found that many of them can’t get enough Yoga.

“In a judged sport, you’re always comparing yourself to others,” Shannon Deanne Bahrke, freestyle skier, said. ” Yoga has really taught me to be OK with what I have and to work within myself.  (Check out the whole article, plus some pretty cool photos of each of these athletes in various yoga poses here.)

Is it really any surprise thought?  Here are just a few of Yoga’s many benefits:

  • Stress Reduction
  • Increased Flexibility
  • Lower Blood Pressure
  • Improve Energy Levels

Discover some of these benefits for yourself in one of Rock Creek Sports Club’s Yoga Classes! Check out our Schedule! 

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