Yoga: As Versatile as it is Flexible
Yoga is an ancient practice that has been around for literally thousands of years. Although it has
been adapted and modernized through the ages, yoga remains a practice that is meant to enhance
the mind-body-spirit connection — and to help you feel more alive!
Alexis Gulliver of Alexis Alive is a certified yoga instructor and developer of the ALIVE method — a 5- step program geared to enhance your total well-being. She takes a holistic approach to her craft
and uses simple practices for both the mind and body to develop the skills you need to let go of the
past and live your best life.
Common types of yoga:
Kundalini Yoga: Designed to stimulate or unlock negative energy and to reduce stress. It can
involve chanting, singing and meditation, along with specific poses.
Vinyasa Yoga: Poses are synchronized with the breath in a continuous rhythmic flow that can
be meditative in nature, calming the mind and nervous system.
Hatha Yoga: Designed to balance opposing forces. The balance in hatha yoga might come from
strength and flexibility, physical and mental energy, or breath and the body.
Ashtanga Yoga: Consists of poses that are taught in a specific sequence. Once a pose is
mastered, the teacher will give the student a new pose.
Power Yoga: Is designed to strengthen the muscles while at the same time increasing the
Restorative Yoga: Uses props to support the body. The goal is to completely relax into poses,
which are held for at least five minutes but often longer.
After years dedicated to studying, practicing and teaching the principles of yoga, Alexis at Alexis
Alive feels everyone deserves the opportunity to be their best and is confident that with access
to the right tools, the support of a guide, and a renewed connection with the self, everyone can
feel empowered to come ALIVE in each moment. For more information, contact her today.