Yoga & Mental Skills

Training for Peak Performance

Cheri has always been drawn to the fascinating dynamics of how the mind and the body work together and how this mind/body connection powers our ability to achieve our highest potential. Cheri is a 200hr Certified Yoga Teacher and will be continuing to deepen her education this fall when she begins her 500hr Yoga Teaching Instruction. Cheri views Yoga as an essential part of a complete mind/body practice. As a yoga teacher, Cheri helps others access the elements of yoga that strengthen us physically along with greater mental clarity and contentment. She works to synthesize Yoga philosophy with the mental conditioning aspects and tools that she teaches. Cheri sees yoga as a vehicle to enhance her students’ mental focus, surpass personal limits, aide in the ability to withstand pressure and distractions, as well as help one gain an overall deeper understanding of themselves.

Working individually or presented to groups in the form of workshops/clinics, Cheri has integrated mental conditioning tools along with the practice of yoga with great success! Clients have benefitted from Cheri’s expertise and intuitive nature at even greater levels through this unique and effective service.

Benefits of Yoga for Athletes and Performers:

Yoga is a valuable tool to assist with the mental practice of gaining control of emotional states and learn how to effectively cope with automatic stress responses that may impede positive results. Yoga is the process of paying attention to the present moment and calming the mind to bring greater ease to even the most challenging situations.

Yoga practice teaches us to be resilient and master change: the skill of stepping beyond our edge, physically, mentally and emotionally. Asana practice, the physical practice of yoga, offers basic training in resilience by strengthening the mind and body each time we make the physical effort to stay in a pose that causes discomfort.

Improving not only flexibility, but also posture, body mechanics, and awareness, yoga can literally make every form of training you do more effective and efficient. It can significantly improve all aspects of performance including power, speed, focus and confidence.

Mental & Yoga practice Benefits:

  • Mental focus, concentration, mental clarity, will power, and determination.
  • Reduces stress and anxiety, ability to control nervous system.
  • Strength, endurance, power, and speed.
  • Flexibility, range of motion and mobility.
  • Dramatically improves balance to enhance agility and maneuverability.
  • Injury prevention and recovery.
  • Sleep, immune system, cardiovascular system, endocrine system, and blood pressure, etc. are many of the health benefits of yoga.

Live your passion, find inspiration, and discover the physical and mental strengths that already are inside of you.

Cheri sees yoga as a vehicle to enhance her students/clients mental focus, surpass personal limits, aide in the ability to withstand pressure and distractions, as well as help one gain an overall deeper understanding of themselves.

 

“The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.”

– Sakong Mipham