For All Levels
Beginners Yoga Course (4-week course)
This beginner yoga course is suitable for anyone completely new to yoga or anyone who hasn’t been in a while and would like to refresh their practice. This comprehensive four-week course is designed to introduce participants to the basic yoga poses, breath awareness, gentle meditation, and develop a great yoga foundation. This provides the beginners with a firm foundation for a safe and suitable yoga practice.
Starting with yoga is a start with a journey to get-to-know your body better and give a better care to the layers of your body (Koshas). This class is suitable for age 16 years and over. It is parents responsibility to ensure that teenagers who attend are over this age limit.
Flow yoga is a series of asanas (yoga postures) that are put together, in which the practitioner moves dynamically from one posture immediately into another, following the breath. This continuous flow of movement and breath generates a meditative state, encouraging practitioners to let go of thought and focus on experience of the present moment. In flow yoga, each movement into or out of a posture is timed with an inhalation or an exhalation in a choreographed sequence.
Hatha refers to all physical practices of yoga, is generally practiced more slowly, relatively gentle and with more static posture holds than found in styles such as Ashtanga or Vinyasa. If you think of yoga as a tree, Hatha is the trunk, and all other traditions are the branches. With this type of yoga, you move your body slowly and deliberately into different poses that challenge your strength and flexibility, while at the same time focusing on relaxation and mindfulness.
Vinyasa is a type of yoga that links movement and breath to attain balance in the mind and body. From the Sanskrit “to place in a special way,” vinyasa aligns a deliberate sequence of poses with the breath to achieve a continuous flow. Inhalation is usually connected to upward, open movements, while exhalation is often tied to downward movements or twists. The transition coordinates with your breathing. It’s done specifically as you exhale or inhale, and it gives you the feeling that your breath
Power Yoga, a vinyasa based practice, focuses on building strength, endurance, and flexibility by having yoga enthusiasts/ practitioners synchronize their movement with their breath. This leads them move through vigorous movement in a calm and more accepting manner which orientates students towards a form of meditation in motion. Endurance and stamina are built by holding poses for a longer period of time than in other forms of yoga classes. The practice consists of strong, intense, and definite movements. Therefore, it also helps increase stamina, balance, builds internal heat as well as reducing stress.