Preparing the body for a marathon involves thousands of repetitive steps which overtax specific muscle groups. These include the hamstrings, hip flexors and calves but also the muscles of the outer hips and thighs.
Yoga Stretch helps lengthen out these tight spots, speed up recovery and restore your body to a natural range of motion to help you avoid overuse injuries. On the strength side, yoga stretch helps protect potential weak spots such as the core and spine stabilizers, and muscles of the
feet and ankles which absorb two to three times the body weight on every stride.
Join Heather Dendy, E-RYT 500, Friday night at 5:30-6:30pm and Sunday afternoon at 2:00-3:00pm to stretch & restore. Bring your mat.

Heather has been a personal trainer & Yoga teacher for 17 years and has trained hundreds of clients to compete in and recover from challenging endurance races. Heather has completed over 1000 hrs. of teacher training (including yoga, personal training, group fitness, spinning) and is currently acquiring her Yoga Alliance 1000 hour training at her ashram, Kripalu, in Massachusetts. Heather is the founder of Southern Bend Festival, a non-profit in Chattanooga, TN, raising money for children in need of organ transplant. She also owns Southern Soul Yoga studio inChattanooga and City Club Fitness Center in North Georgia. Heather is a director/lead instructor for YA 200hr & 300hr schools of yoga. Heather has received multiple honors for Best Yoga Instructor, Best Fitness Center and Best Personal Trainer.


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