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 mobility 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, often improving your balance and posture.
Improved Respiration, Energy and Vitality
Slow focused breathing improves respiratory function and can
reduce high blood pressure.
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
Regular yoga practice gives us many tools to help us manage anxiety and stress.
It can also help us to reconnect with parts of ourselves we may has lost touch with.
Many student say they have a great nights sleep after yoga classes. Regular yoga practice helps with insomnia, making it easier to get to sleep and get back to sleep if you wake in the night.
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 to start off 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 can be handy too.
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 keep the rest of your body moving despite any 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.
First Class Free
Try your first group class with Beth for free, to find out if the group yoga classes would suit you.
You can book a free yoga taster class for either an online or in-person live lesson.
- M: 10.00AM - 6.30PM
- T: 9.30AM - 7.30PM
- W: 10:00AM - 7:00PM
- T: 10:00AM - 8.30PM
- F: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
- Sat- Sun - Closed
07747 880 731
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