What is yoga?
The Sanskrit word yoga is translated as ‘union’; the body, mind and breath working in harmony together for a balanced life.
The practice of yoga helps to co-ordinate the breath, mind and body to encourage balance, both internally and externally and promote feelings of lightness and ease.
What are the benefits of yoga?
There’s a hundred and more reasons to do yoga that become clear as you do more and more, but here are some of the main benefits:
Improved efficiency of lungs, cardio-vascular system and circulation
Improved posture, flexibility and strength
Improved range of joint movement
Improved energy levels
Better balance in all aspects of life
Enhanced feeling of well-being and calm
Better quality sleep and digestion
Reduction of anxiety and depression
Plus – coming to a class is a sociable activity; come and make some new friends!