Cultivating Patience through Yoga, Meditation and Breathing

Use your time wisely and learn to cultivate patience
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Instructed by Jessica Ann Health & Fitness / Yoga
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

This course has two goals. 1. To supply you with a "toolbox" of resources so that you can practice yoga when you are waiting somewhere and use your time wisely! 2. To cultivate patience and improve your state of mind.

The first section has eight videos will teach you seated and standing poses and exercises that you can do anywhere you go! The videos are instructional and you can do them as often as you like, stringing them together or picking and choosing the videos. A savanna practice is included to do at any time.

The second section has two videos that will teach you breathing exercises (pranayama). Breath training helps to focus the mind and directly affects our emotions. When you're upset you breathe differently then when you're relaxed. These two help promote relaxation and are very beneficial to do when you're flustered, nervous or angry.

The third section has three videos that are intended only for practice in order to help you gain patience. This could mean patience with yourself and situations that you find yourself in. This is done by building up to challenging poses like locust and goddess and also holding poses for longer than average and moving slowly. By doing this you're training your brain to rest and observe to find comfort in challenging poses. Once you develop this attitude on the mat, when you are experiencing life off the mat you'll be able to respond in a healthy manner and cope better.

There are some resources in the course for you to view and help supplement what is taught in the videos.

This course can be completed in a day, or you can take your time to get through it. It is a resource that you can keep coming back to and I encourage you to do that to get the most out of it!

What are the requirements?

  • There are no requirements for taking this course! It's for anyone old enough to understand it!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Practice Yoga in any environment while waiting
  • Use breathing exercises to help with stress, anxiety and nervousness
  • Meditate to promote relaxation while waiting
  • Cultivate patience in any situation

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is valuable to anyone. The poses are not too challenging and even beginners to yoga will benefit from the meditation and breathing exercises they will learn in this course
  • I would suggest this would not be for anyone under 14, but this depends on the level of maturity

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Section 1: Welcome!
Meet the Instructor
Section 2: Poses to do While Waiting
Chair Cat-Cow
Chair Camel, Twist & Forward Fold

These eye exercises are GREAT for eye health and helping with near and far sightedness!

Standing Poses

This short video shows you a variation of Cat-Cow pose.

Camel & Twists

These seated forward folds are great for practicing patience, and you can do them when you're waiting!


This savanna is about 10 minutes long and allows you to practice patience while resting the body.

Section 3: Breathing Exercises

This type of breathing helps your body optimize it's lung capacity for optimal function.


This type of breathing exercise helps with stress and promotes relaxation.

Section 4: Ten to Fifteen Minute Patience Practices

This class works up to more challenging poses like locust and bow pose.

Slow Sun Salutation
Goddess Sequence

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Instructor Biography

Jessica Ann, Yoga Instructor

Jessica Walsh is a certified 200 hour yoga teacher through The Himalayan Institute. She studied yoga and dance at Penn State University. Her teachings are based on the Iyengar style and focus on proper alignment. Jessica attends the Yoga Journal Conference, Wanderlust, Bhaktifest and other festivals annually to study with internationally known teachers. Some of which are Marsha Wenig, Bryan Kest and Judith Hanson Lasater. She is the founder of YogiDance, a kids yoga program. Her newest project, Downdog Update is a youtube channel all about yoga!

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