You are energetic in your mind and your soul but your body is in pain.  You want to feel your very best no matter what your physical age.

Step into yoga and take control over your health.

If you want a body that keeps up with your desire to get up and go, you can regenerate it.  Get the know-how for staying limber and graceful through smart yoga, better breathing, and pain-free fitness.

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•  back pain
•  stress reduction
•  better sleep
•  osteoporosis
•  arthritis
•  energy levels
•  menopause
•  move better and feel better today and for years to come

ACHY? STIFF? STRESSED OUT?
Start down the road to gliding joints, high energy, a tranquil mind.
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FOR HEALING PAIN

I’m Jennifer Houghton, and I will take you from achy and sore to mobile and rubbery.

I’ll help you unstick those stuck joints and break free from pain.

WELCOME!

You can learn to protect your worn out knees, save your screaming shoulders, release the hot pain in your hips, and reduce that nagging ache in your lower back.

I’ll be your trusted guide to potent techniques based on my work with hundreds of clients in over two decades teaching fitness and yoga.

•  I talk in plain language.
•  Can’t sit cross-legged?  That’s okay.  I’ll help you take stellar care of those hips and knees.
•  You do not require the gymnastics skills of a 14-year-old.

I’m an aches and pains ninja who knows how to save your joints and help you glide through life with the ease of a cat.

Safe and appropriate yoga will help you move better, protect yourself from injury, and liberate that youthful exuberance you’ve got stored up. Masterful breathing techniques reduce stress, heal emotional wounds, and soften pain.

ONLINE PROGRAMS & VIDEOS YOU CAN DO AT HOME

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RELIEF FROM PAIN

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Breathing techniques to release pain and emotional wounds.

BUILD A STRONGER BACK

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A series of videos with gentle stretches
and exercises you can do at your own level. 

A MIDLIFE REVOLUTION

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Manage stress through yoga, meditation, and nourishing food.

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Gentle Yoga for People with Limited Back Mobility

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Yin & Yang combo.  Energizing yoga
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Yoga for the back.  Improve flexibility, reduce back pain, improve digestion.

How Can Yoga with Jennifer Houghton Help You?

Yoga and breathing are your secret weapons for battling aches, pains, and fatigue.

If you are new to yoga, meditation, and exercise, or have been sedentary, you will find gentle yoga and beginner’s programs here that are achievable.

Easy-to-follow online yoga for healing:

•  Go at your own pace and not get pushed beyond your limits.

•  Find gentle and safe exercises and stretches.

•  Do it in the comfort of your own home.

•  Set your own schedule.

•  Find relief from pain even if you are immobilized: The Release Method.

 

1.   Get stronger without hurting yourself or causing more pain.

2.   Improve balance and flexibility.

3.   Relieve stress and pain.

4.   Boost concentration and memory.

5.   Manage conditions like osteoporosis, arthritis, bad back, tight shoulders, high blood pressure, headaches, insomnia, and others.

6.   Feel self-sufficient and take control of your health.

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What People Say

I have back and neck issues and was looking for a program that would compliment the treatments I was receiving. As a result of Jennifer’s workshop, I now realize how important breath control is to reducing pain and muscle tension. As the workshop progressed, I was more relaxed and was totally pain free for the rest of the day. I use many of the techniques Jennifer demonstrated daily and feel that my progress has been accelerated as a result of this posture workshop and this is allowing me to more fully participate in daily activities. - DW, West Kootenays
Your positive and open attitude creates a warm and accepting atmosphere at yoga classes. This means no matter what our level of ability or experience we feel welcome. - R.A., Cochrane, Alberta
I really like the spunky vibe you mesh into your practice. You make me smile-love the endorphins. - K.D., Water Valley, Alberta
I’ve been suffering with rotator cuff and psoas issues. Through Jennifer’s workshop I learned that I should keep the back of my neck elongated and my shoulders back while walking. I learned not to hold my breath and how to breath deeply while holding a pose. Mostly I’ve learned to listen to what my body is telling me. I always feel great after one of your classes. My body feels loose and flowy. - Susan, The Kootenays, BC
I only do Jennifer's videos because I love her way of instructing...how she modifies for whatever issues a person may have. I feel relaxed and healthy when I do yoga at home with Jennifer. - Cathy Bogle, The Kootenays, BC
"The evidence is in. I went to the Dr. today to get some test results....I have reduced all the right things and increased the HDL. Nothing has changed for me - same food, etc. The only thing that is different is walking and yoga and my Dr. considers that to account for the difference in results. No pills for me!" - Robin E., Grand Forks, BC
I’m really enjoying Yin yoga video. Its just me and my body. I like the quiet time by myself. - Laurie Kambeitz, Grand Forks, BC
I'm recovering from a fractured ankle and although there is weight-bearing in the yoga poses it is deliberate and controlled. My a-ha moment was realizing that yoga does not need to be feared!! I left each class feeling energetic and stretched and looking forward to the next session. I definitely noticed a difference in each area we concentrated on. - Lori Peterson, B.C.
In Jennifer's Gentle Yoga I've had lots of ahahs: knowledge of my body, its parts, and the role they play...like why stand up straight and how to align my knees. I felt mentally calm and happy to be so good to my body. - Verdell, B.C.
I think the breathing makes you focus on your body and gets your brain also focusing on your body. I use the deep breathing in a lot of things these days, so much so that it is becoming somewhat automatic. And I can feel it waaaay down deep in the bottom of my lungs which feel much happier. The breathing has opened my eyes to a lot of things. - Colleen Dolman, Grand Forks, BC
I just listened to you and Ashley's talk, following allowing with your exercises, I can't tell you how amazing and relaxed it made me feel. I felt so relaxed, feeling intensely relaxed sensations through my body only felt before during acupuncture or orgasm. I felt them starting at the soles of my feet and slowly reaching up my legs towards my heart. I felt it radiating across my chest and entire abdomen. And with each breath the sensation grew stronger and steadier. It's been about 20 minutes and my body is shaking. I am amazed at how effective just breathing can be and I thank you so much for sharing your knowledge. - Sean Redondo, San Diego, CA

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