The Benefits of Partner Yoga

If you follow our events, you probably noticed that we hosted a "Partner/Couple's Yoga" class at Purple Squirrel Pastry Company across the bridge on Main Street in Pittston.

We know some of you mentioned you wanted to attend and missed it - well not to rub it in, but you missed out. ;)

The event was a blast! We had a great group of couple's show up to support both of our local businesses! They got to enjoy a local coffee brand and tons of treats made by Purple Squirrel! If you haven't tried their goodies, you've got to. They are out of this world. The red velvet cupcakes - that was the BEST cream cheese icing I have ever had, and I ALWAYS get red velvet everything! 

Before we got to the treats, we enjoyed treating each other to an hour of partner yoga followed by some thai massage.

Benefits of Partner Yoga

  • Creating Intimacy: There's something really great about learning to move with your partner into and out of postures and feeling them breathe.
  • Teamwork: Nothing says teamwork like trying not to fall over when your backs are against each other in a tree pose.
  • Communication: A majority of relationship issues could be solved with better communication, so this allows us a new environment where it is essential to the practice to communicate with your partner.
  • Learning TOGETHER: Whether you're learning about each other's strengths and weaknesses, or learning a totally new thing, like listening to your breath and learning yoga from scratch - you're doing it together.

The best part? Everyone can do it! We had several beginners in the group including my own boyfriend, and they all did great! Everyone had fun and moved slowly, working with their partners getting into the postures.

Once we finished the physical postures, we did some thai massage, allowing one partner to relax while the other gently rubbed out their arms and legs. Obviously, it felt good.

Stay tuned for when we will have another!