Yoga for health and wellbeing
Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on body, breath and mind. Yoga is now very popular in the West because it offers solutions to support both our physical and mental well-being.
Many studies suggest yoga is a safe and effective way to increase physical activity, especially strength, flexibility and balance.
What to Expect
Some of the reasons to practice yoga regularly
See improvements in your flexibility and agility in a few weeks with regular yoga practice. This is often accompanied by reduced daily aches and pains.
Improved Muscle Strength and Tone
Regular yoga practice helps to maintain muscle tone and strength, particularly those involved in standing and stretching.
Improved Respiration, Energy and Vitality
Yogic breathing practice improves respiratory function and lowers
the resting respiratory rate.
Help Manage a Health Condition
Yoga can support you to live with a chronic condition. Both by maintain physical mobility and improving mental resilience to manage the range of emotions you may experience.
Help with Stress and Anxiety
Many yoga practitioners report the benefits that yoga brings to them in managing stress and anxiety. Along with a deeper understanding of themselves.
Surveys consistently show that regular yoga practice helps with sleep especially in those with insomnia and of an older age and that pregnant women benefit in the same way too.
Get in contact with Beth to arrange a free consultation or to find out when there are classes for you to join. We are looking forward to hearing from you.
What type of yoga will I practice?
Beth works with Viniyoga – 'Vini' means the application of - yoga. She will choose from techniques that are appropriate to meet your needs. The primary focus is breath-centred posture work, however other tools include seated breathing practices, meditation and chanting.
What should I bring?
All you need is a yoga mat to begin with, in the future you may want to buy other equipment but initially you can use items round the home like cushions or chairs as props.
What should I wear?
You don’t need any particular yoga clothes; any comfortable loose trousers and t-shirt are fine. Having an optional top layer will help you to regulate your temperature.
How do I book?
You can book any of the sessions online or if you prefer to contact Beth to chat about options you can book over the phone or via email. If a course is full contact Beth to ask to be added to a waiting list.
Can I practice yoga if I have an injury?
Yes, through individual lessons Beth can carefully select yoga postures that will maintain your flexibility and build your strength to aid recovery from an injury. Regular yoga practice helps to prevent deterioration in your movements due to restrictions or pain.
How long are yoga classes?
There are a variety of times for sessions ranging from free 20-minute recorded taster session to 3 hour workshops and weekend retreats. The average yoga class is between 60 - 75 minutes long.
Take Your First Class for Free
Taking your first steps in yoga can be daunting and trying to find a teacher who suits the way you want to learn can take time.
The easiest way to find out is to come and practise with Beth. Our first group class lesson is free so you can make your own mind up. I think you will enjoy it...
- Mon: 9.30AM - 8.30 PM
- Tues: 9.30AM - 7.30PM
- Wed: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
- Thurs: 10:00AM - 8.30PM
- Fri: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
- Sat- Sun - Closed
07747 880 731
Swansea SA1 4EZ