Two hour induction sessions are held once a month for beginners
If you are new to yoga and want to find out what it is all about, then our beginners monthly workshops in Sunderland are an excellent introduction to the practice of Yoga. These taster sessions give you an idea of what to expect in a general group class. The induction session will follow the structure of a typical yoga class including; Sun Salutation Warm Up; Standing Postures; Balance Postures; Floor Postures; Breathwork and Relaxation. Upon completion of the workhshop, you will be eligible to join any of our group classes.
THIS WORKSHOP WILL COVER THE FOLLOWING:
Basic yoga asanas (postures)
Pranayama (breathing techniques)
Meditation (guided visualization)
BENEFITS OF YOGA INCLUDE:
Reduced stress and anxiety with improved relaxation and mental health
Improved muscle tone, with an increase in strength
Improved joint mobility and overall flexibility
Detoxification effect due to the massaging of various organs, yoga ensures optimal blood supply to various parts of the body, helping to eliminate toxins
Pain management and prevention due to the increase in muscle length and
Increased cardiovascular fitness due to the stamina required to hold postures strength, helping to bring the body back into balance and alignment
Weight loss due to increased stamina, particularly with power yoga
WHO IS YOGA SUITABLE FOR?
Yoga is suitable for all ages and abilities but is particularly of use to those individuals with any of the following conditions:
Joint Problems – Mobilisation of the joints releases synovial fluid, helping to lubricate and nourish joints. Weight bearing exercise helps to increase bone density
Back and Neck Problems – Yoga postures gently stretch, tone and mobilise muscles and joints, helping to reduce and manage pain
Mental Health – Insomnia, stress, anxiety, depression, mood swings – deep breathing and meditation helps to induce relaxation, inner peace and calm
Poor Physical Fitness – Start off gently and progressively get stronger and more supple
Heart Problems – Gentle forms of yoga help to lower heart rate and blood pressure
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