Yoga for Athletes

This workshop focuses on enhancing strength and flexibility, improving balance, coordination and core stability along with building mental resilience in young athletes. The course helps athletes improve performance, reduce stress and prevent injury. It caters to all athletic levels (recreational, high school and pre-college and competitive) and all sports (field, court, track, gymnastics, etc.). The class specifically incorporates age-appropriate and sports-specific poses building flexibility in key muscles needed for optimum sport performance. Each participant will receive a specialized program to practice at home and extend to their on-the-field practices. The class enhances self-esteem and introduces specialized breathing techniques, explores the practices of mindfulness and visualization and builds body awareness for long-term injury prevention.

Instructor: Emily Weeks Fitness.

13-17 years
1 lesson @ 1 hr, $33/$30 MCC district residents
1656.323          Sa, 3/4          3 p.m.


Saturday, March 4


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
McLean Community Center


McLean Community Center
1234 Ingleside Ave. McLean, VA 22101