Yoga at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is an ancient integrative practice that can assist your body through the natural healing process. Unify your mind and body through the use of yoga postures, breath work, and meditation to help heal from chronic conditions and re-balance naturally. Yoga can help to lower blood pressure, slow down heart rate, decrease the production of the stress hormone cortisol and release feel-good chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin.

Yoga therapy at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital is designed to meet the needs of the individual through a tailored approach to the practice. Our certified yoga therapist focuses on empowering individuals to move toward improved health and well-being through the application and teaching of yoga.

Yoga is a great practice for everybody, regardless of age, fitness level or health status. However, a variety of conditions can be addressed using yoga as a complement to traditional medicine, including:

  • Chronic pain
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stress, anxiety, depression
  • Hypertension

Practicing yoga regularly can provide the following therapeutic results:

  • Pain relief
  • Enhanced sleep
  • Stress relief
  • Improved balance
  • Improved immune system function
  • Increased flexibility, strength and mobility
  • Improved focus
  • Increased bone density
Experience Yoga

Watch some yoga poses that can help improve your mind, body and overall fitness.

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Yoga Classes Available at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Please see the latest information related to the coronavirus and class cancellations.

Yoga for wellness – basic, mixed level, experienced

Use yoga postures, breath work, and meditation to move toward improved health and well-being. Offering three levels of classes, based on your experience.

Re-VITA-lize yoga

Exhale out tension and inhale renewed energy with a slow flow yoga practice. This class is designed to reduce stress with yoga postures, breathing and meditation.

Chair yoga

Learn how to improve respiration and pain management through a series of seated yoga postures.

Mid-day meditation

Restore, renew and revitalize with 20 minutes of guided meditation and gentle seated yoga postures. This class is FREE and held downstairs in the Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital quiet atrium.

Therapeutic Tai Chi

Tai chi is a calming exercise that enhances relaxation, focus, posture, balance, strength, coordination, immune response and mood. Tai chi can be easily adapted for anyone, from the most fit to people recovering from surgery.


Yoga Class Pricing:

First class: FREE

  • New students only.

One Month Unlimited Yoga: $80

  • Take as many yoga classes as you want, no matter the level or genre, for one month.

10-Class Punch Card (6-month expiration): $100

  • Yoga for Wellness – Basic, Mixed Level, and Experienced and Revitalize Yoga classes ONLY (valid for up to 6 months).

10-Class Punch Card (6-month expiration): $70

  • Chair Yoga students ONLY (valid for up to 6 months).

All new clients please contact Julie Levinson, yoga therapist, at (248) 325-0351 ext. 1, before scheduling your first studio visit.

Call (248) 325-0351 ext. 2 to register for yoga classes and renew membership payments.

In case of inclement weather, all yoga classes will be cancelled when the West Bloomfield School District is closed.

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If you are having an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Please do not utilize this scheduling feature for urgent medical situations.

For your safety please select a MyChart Video Visit on Demand or call our MyCare Advice Line at 844-262-1949 before scheduling if: You currently have a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, you are experiencing a new loss of taste and/or sense of smell, in the past 21 days, you have been diagnosed with COVID-19, in the past 14 days, you have had contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19. Or, you have experienced two or more of the following symptoms in the last 3 days: fever, chills, drenching sweats, new cough, shortness of breath, body aches, headache, sore throat, runny nose or nasal congestion, or nausea/vomiting/diarrhea.

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email CommunicationAccess@hfhs.org.

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