Practising 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 practising 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. Iyengar is a practice that puts emphasis on precision and alignment. It’s all about paying close attention to your body posture (asana) and breath. In contrast, Yoga Flow is a style that moves at a faster pace focusing on the flow between the movements rather than individual poses. Or if you enjoy elements of both yoga and pilates, why not try yogalates which combines movements from both exercises in one session.