Thu, Oct 07|
Sunset Yoga + Sound Bowls
Relax and Recover on Thursday, 10/7 and soothing sounds overlooking Downtown Miami as we watch the sunset.
Time & Location
Oct 07, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM
X Miami, 230 NE 4th St, Miami, FL 33132, USA
About the Event
Reset and recharge with a relaxing yoga class and sound bowl experience led by Cathy Gomez (RYT500 and Reiki Master). You will be guided through a gentle yoga practice focused on longer holds (yin-inspired) and Cathy will end with a soothing sound bowl experience to calm the body and mind. Sound plays an integral role in our daily lives. Crystal sound bowls facilate conditions where the body is able to rest deeply and activate the parasympathetic nervous system to reduce stress and anxiety.
This class will be on the rooftop yoga lawn of X Miami with breathtaking sunset views. Check-in opens at 6:30pm and class will start at 7PM.
- Gentle Yoga
- Sound Bowls with Cathy Gomez, @yogawithcathyc
- Intention Setting Writing Exercise
No experience is necessary. Bring a mat, towels, and any props you need to relax and unwind. Please follow physical distancing and mask guidelines per city and building requirements.
Why Sound Bowls?
The fight or flight response was intended as a survival mechanism to allow mammals, including humans, to react quickly to a situation that was life-threatening. Unfortunately, today the human body has the same response to non life-threatening stressors that cause high levels of anxiety.
Research has shown that the long-term effects of chronic stress affect a person’s psychological and physical health. According to an article in Harvard Health Publishing, “The repeated activation of the stress response takes a toll on the body. Research suggests that chronic stress contributes to high blood pressure, promotes the formation of artery-clogging deposits, and causes brain changes that may contribute to anxiety, depression, and addiction.”
The body’s fight or flight response is controlled by the sympathetic nervous system, which is one part of the autonomic nervous system. The other part is the parasympathetic nervous system, which works to relax and slow down the body’s response.
X Miami Apartments (230 NE 4th St), rooftop pool deck. Main entry is off 4th street. Go to security and head to the P-level.
Weather update: In the event of light rain, we will move inside to make it work. If there are severe storms, we will assess as needed and may need to reschedule.