Teens Feel High in Yoga Naturally

How to Fly High Like the Blue Angels

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Between the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz, The San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show highlights The U.S. Navy Blue Angels performing a fully choreographed act. Over the water and in the air, these jets draw huge crowds and make deafening sounds — all to amaze!

With a minimum ceiling of 8,000 feet and visibility of three nautical miles, the Blue Angels can perform their "high" show, which includes all the acrobatic maneuvers. It’s quite a spectacle! The show is a full sensory experience that delights the eyes and ears and creates a sensation —actually a vibration. It’s felt in the body. Can you image what if feels like to be a pilot flying that high and doing all the tricks — upside down and flips?!

Well, in yoga we can feel that high with our feet on the ground or in the air. We get upside down and play with controlled breath which can make one feel blissed out — naturally. In addition to endorphins (the feel-good hormones) being released, that high you can get from yoga may come from a part of the body known as the endocannabinoid system (ECS) — substances naturally produced by the body that are chemically similar to active compounds in cannabis (marijuana).

Many teens are experimenting with alcohol and drug use. Some are “Cali Sober” — opting out of alcohol and choosing marijuana for it’s stress reducing effects. But what if you could get high without the substances?

This is why yoga. Not only could you “feel high” you could get stronger, stretch and stress less. You could learn the skills that you need to succeed that are not taught anywhere else. Is it worth a try to get your vibe high?


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