Practicing yoga can help you live a healthier and happier lifestyle. It is a spiritual and physical practice that was first developed by the Indus-Sarasvati civilisation in India over 5,000 years ago. Yoga class at Gym Plus is an exercise that focuses on varied muscle groups.
What is yoga?
It is an exercise performed through a series of body postures and breathing exercises. There are a wide variety of styles that vary in difficulty level and speed however it is an exercise suitable for people of all ages and fitness abilities.
It can help you develop better balance and endurance. Yoga can also help you improve flexibility, strength and stamina. It has been proven to boost energy levels and improve mood.
As well as the physical benefits there are a number of other positive factors in practicing yoga. It has been proven to help reduce stress, improve sleep and lower blood pressure. It can also be a spiritual experience for practitioners. As it can give them the space to be peaceful and mindful.
Gym Plus Yoga Class
Our yoga classes at Gym Plus is a place to quiet your mind and focus on you. In class you will perform warm-up stretches, breathing exercises, workout positions and a relaxation cool-down. Also, instructors will help you master your poses and teach you how to connect with your breath.
Styles of Yoga
There are a variety of yoga styles, with a class to suit everyone’s abilities. Hatha yoga is a gentler style but can be quite challenging. Longer poses help to relieve tension in the body. As well as loosen your body and strengthen the muscles. In contrast, Vinyasa flow is a yoga style that moves at a faster pace focusing on the flow between the movements rather than individual poses. And Bikram yoga is a style suited to more experienced yogis. As this class takes place in a 42 °C heated studio. Therefore, it’s best to try out different styles before deciding which is right for you.