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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta ia-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, February 9, 1974 Wol mysterious, but practical9 Yoga, a key to relaxation Herald Family an intense stretching posture' F.O.L BINGO TONIGHT EAGLES HALL Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. S Cards for 1.OO or 25C Each ThrM 7 Numbw JACKPOT FraiGMMSiriFrMCirfc DOOR PRIZE Gold cards pay double money Photos by Walter Kerber and Bill Groenen CASH BINGO TWK5HT, SATUBMT O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HALL A1100 gUctMt By mnr HM Z JACKPOTS NOW and s arts for (Looted to No. 1 Flrrtxll) By KATHIE MACLEAN Herald Staff Writer An increasing number of Lethbridge residents are becoming aware of a practical way of getting rid of those "non-descript aches and pains." Yoga, especially suited for this kind of thing, relieves tension and helps people learn to relax, enthusiasts say. "The first thing people should realize is that yoga is not mysterious, not occult, but very says Linda O'Connell, yoga instructor at the YWCA. Mrs. O'Connell, who has taught yoga for 'three years, has been practising it herself for six years. "It is something everybody should be she says. "It's important to relax and get rid of all that tension." She explained people get out of yoga exactly .what they want. Each posture of yoga has its own purpose, so they can choose the ones that will satisfy their individual needs. Some people lose weight while others gain. Still, others only distribute their weight in better proportion, she says. "Yoga accomplishes the same thing as keep fit exercises, only without straining muscles and leaving you she says. "While not a competitive exercise, if you get sore muscles from doing yoga it's your own fault Afterwards, you're awake and ready to go." "A good thing about yoga is it can be enjoyed at home. Keep-fit exercises seem almost more strenuous than she said. "Mind you, there are a lot of people Who enjoy keep-fit exercises but a discipline like yoga is just as effective but gentle." Practising a specific yoga program for 10 minutes every day can be quite beneficial but the ideal'time period is half an hour. Mrs. O'Connell instructs two classes at the YWCA Thursday nights from 7 to 8 and to in a 10-week What does Consumer Affairs mean to you? PRICES? COMPLAINTS? It's that..and more... THE CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND CONSUMER CREDIT BRANCH in Calgary and Edmonton handles complaints, inquiries, and investigations into irregular trade practices. Legislation governing Credit Advertising and the sale of goods is administered within these branches. Information and advice are freely available. LICENSING OF TRADES AND BUSINESSES BRANCH Most businesses in Alberta must be licensed by the province. This branch with offices in Edmonton and Calgary administers licensing regulations and investigates complaints relative to unethical business practices. THE COMPANIES BRANCH registers and incorporates businesses. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE BRANCH issues licences, investigates complaints and inquiries and supervises these fields. They register certain insurance policies. Branch offices in Calgary and Edmonton. AUTO INSURANCE BOARD A board which advises and also approves rates for compulsory insurance. DEBTORS ASSISTANCE BOARD advises and assists consumers in adjusting their debts through mediation, consolidation, and counseling. Offices in Calgary. Edmonton and Red Deer and representatives m other was. If problems should arise in any of these if you're not sure what to do, or where 10 go. wnte session. The next session will begin in March. There are about 36 participants in the two classes, four of which are men. "As time goes on, I hope more men will realize that yoga is good for them, she says. "I have a wide variety of she says, "nurses, professors, physiotherapists, housewives, junior high school students and others, ranging in age from 16 to over 60." "Although the program is introductory, some students, who have already taken the first session, have come back for a the says Mrs. O'Connell. Jack and Fran Hiscocks find yoga "a very interesting way of self-improvement." "I spent four years taking callisthenics and I didn't know how much longer I could keep it says Mrs. Hiscocks, "but yoga I can do." "It is realaxing and you can set your own goals. It is a real individual taking a tremendous amount of she says. Her husband, Jack, is interested in the meditation part of yoga while Mrs. Hiscocks enjoys the execise. students practicing shoulder stands during yoga class Thursday nights at the YWCA "I'm convinced that I'm she says. "If you do it everyday for at least two months, then miss a couple of days, you really miss it. Yoga is a healthy thing to do." after exercising, yoga students practice relaxation Linda O'Connell in the twist Valentine Bridge Whist Party Wed, February p.m. St. Augustines Parish Hall Prizes Refreshments Sponsored by St A.C.W. (Evening Branch) Door Prize each T j j NOW YOU ARE FINISHED SCHOOL And DMto to Uwm PrataMton-. WHY NOT BECOME A HAIRDRESSER? We nave 3 fully qualified full time intruclresses anc we teach all phases of beauty culture, hair styling and cutting, bleaching, tinting and pertnanem waving. You'll enjoy our new remodelled and air- conditioned school, a professional beautician pay: higher than the average income and opportun- ities are unlimited. 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