Yoga for Professional Athletes
Yoga and it’s benefits are no longer a secret to professional sports teams. Coaches, Managers and Players alike are seeing improved performance and attitudes. Athletes, professionally and otherwise, at the very least, want to perform at their peak.
When taught correctly,Yoga lengthens muscles and stabilizes and strengthens joints. West Coast Yoga Therapy and Sports Conditioning treats and prevents many sports injuries. Through the practice of Yoga and even meditation, athletes become stronger, more focused and calmer.
“Yoga is an excellent way to improve strength, flexibility, balance and mental focus. Athletes are beginning to recognize Yoga as a training tool and recovery technique to improve their bodies and their minds.”
Amy Wheeler, Ph.D.
(Sport Psychology Consultant and Yoga Teacher to many elite-level athletes, including the Professional Athletic Teams and five U.S. Olympic/ National Teams)
“As a Sports Medicine physician, I would highly recommend yoga therapy for rehabilitation and injury prevention. The benefits of improved flexibility, core strength, proprioception and relaxation can be of tremendous benefit for athletes of all skill levels and ages.”
Efren Wu, M.D.(Board Certified Family Practice & Sports Medicine)