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Take the stress out of driving, traveling & sitting.

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How to stay happy, healthy, sane & productive on the road and at your desk.

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Take the stress out of driving, traveling & sitting.

  1. 1. How to stay healthy, happy & sane on the road. The YoGo Project - Books, Classes & Audio © 2009 www.DrivetimeYoga.com Author Elaine Masters, RYT with contributions from Julie Garner, PT/Ergonomist
  2. 2. <ul><li>Road traffic systems are the most complex and the most dangerous of all the systems which people have to deal with every day. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Worldwide, an estimated 1.2 million people are killed in road crashes each year and as many as 50 million are injured every year . </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ 83 percent of commercial drivers will be involved in an aggressive driving incident, Drivetime Yoga could just be one of the best preventative measures to decrease this number”. </li></ul><ul><li>Paloma Chavez, Editor, YogaHub.com </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Aggressive driving is responsible for thousands of accidents each year and is a leading cause of death in young children. </li></ul><ul><li>- U.S. Dept. of Transportation report to Congress. </li></ul><ul><li>Drivetime Yoga’s road rage remedies include techniques that trigger the body’s natural relaxation response, creating calm and lowering blood pressure . </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ Elaine Masters (has) developed what’s arguably the most unique and beneficial tool for commuters since the stop light.” Rick Bell, Extreme Commuter Column, Examiner.com
  7. 7. <ul><li>IBM looked at the harsh reality of the daily commute </li></ul><ul><li>in the first Commuter Pain Index which included: </li></ul><ul><li>start-stop traffic, </li></ul><ul><li>anger issues, </li></ul><ul><li>effects on job performance and other factors. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>There weren’t tools for everyday commuters to deal with freeway frustration and the effect their commute has on every aspect of their lives </li></ul><ul><li>… .until Drivetime Yoga . </li></ul>
  9. 9. All the stress of everyday life comes along for the ride. <ul><li>Drivetime Yoga’s simple stretches, breathing techniques and information help drivers avoid the consequences of repetitive driving stress. </li></ul><ul><li>Back, neck, shoulder & hip aches are eased and long term health problems prevented. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Drivetime Yoga is a very practical and easy way to impact lives positively, especially multi-tasking women with errands, family, business and more. </li></ul>Simple side stretch Shoulder Stretch
  11. 11. <ul><li>So often it’s hard for us to find the time and opportunities to take care of ourselves. </li></ul><ul><li>With Drivetime Yoga , we’re able to use the time we already have, sitting, while traveling and even at our desks, to tone muscles, release stress and improve our health. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>For various reasons, people most often suffer from lower back, shoulder and neck pain, due to: </li></ul><ul><li>Long hours of working in front of a computer, </li></ul><ul><li>Driving long distances, </li></ul><ul><li>Lifting a small child from the floor, </li></ul><ul><li>Stress, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Back pain can be avoided, or at least minimized in the first place, if ones back is strong and flexible. </li></ul><ul><li>Small, frequent stretches can help avoid long term health problems. </li></ul>Drivetime Yoga can help people world-wide:
  13. 13. <ul><li>“ Drivetime Yoga is a great way for people to relax and enhance the movement and energy in their bodies instead of getting stuck. I’m so happy to share it with all the members of my practice.” </li></ul><ul><li> Dr. January West, Chiropractor </li></ul>Passenger Yoga – Spinal Twist, & great for drivers at Stop Lights.
  14. 14. <ul><li>“ I found Drivetime Yoga not only informative and easy to understand but a great antidote for the stress of my daily patrol routine. ” </li></ul><ul><li>- Police Lt. & Author, Randy Sutton </li></ul>The benefits of Drivetime Yoga have been road-tested and proven:
  15. 15. <ul><li>“ What a great travel companion Drivetime Yoga made on my recent 4,356 mile road trip. My weekly routine puts me on the highways for 30 minutes plus. I carry along Drivetme Yoga and truly arrive more relaxed!” </li></ul><ul><li>Ann Wille, Principle, Intuitive Interiors & Landscapes </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>“ When Elaine Masters came to our library to give a presentation on Drivetime Yoga , it was a pure delight. Her engaging personality gave the experience the flavor of spending the afternoon with a charming friend. As a speaker, as a teacher, she delivers a terrific lesson.” </li></ul><ul><li>Kasey Weseloh - Whittier Public Library </li></ul>
  17. 17. “ I have received so much benefit from the one Drivetime Yoga class I took from you. I used to visit my chiropractor regularly with neck and shoulder pain and I haven’t been to see him since. I regularly do the exercises you taught me in my home and office, even during meetings. Thanks so much.” – Donna Bahnfleth, Client Executive, xyberNet
  18. 18. With a rolling namaste, Elaine Masters, RYT [email_address] www.DrivetimeYoga.com Bi-monthly Ezine: Drivetime YogaNotes Blog: www.DrivetimeYoga.wordpress.com Tell a friend! Help drivers worldwide relieve freeway frustration and improve the quality of life for everyone out on the road. Products include: Illustrated book (Finalist San Diego Book Awards), award-winning Audio Book (Indie Excellence Best Audio 2008), Car Aromatherapy with more en route.

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