There are many reasons why you might want to practice yoga.
It might be because you want to help improve the health of the physical body by working to maintain and increase flexibility and range of movements, build strength and stamina or to aid balance and coordination.
Or you might want to enhance your well-being by releasing tension, feeling calmer and less susceptible to the stresses of everyday life and improving your focus and concentration.
It might be to find some me time, take on a new hobby or to meet and make new friends.
Whatever your reasons are it is almost certain that the practice of yoga will enrich your life.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What will the class consist of?
A: The class will consist of exercises to encourage a fuller range of movement, flexibility, strength and stamina, and will include balance postures, breathing and relaxation.
Q: What if I have injuries or am not able to perform all the postures?
A: Modifications are given as is individual attention, so all abilities can participate and progress. I would be grateful if you could complete the general health questionnaire. This is so I am able to ensure that your Yoga practice is comfortable, enjoyable and safe. All information that you give me is kept confidential.
Q: Do I need to bring anything with me?
A: Please bring a mat if you have one, although I generally have spares that can be borrowed if necessary. I provide blocks and belts but please bring your own if you prefer. It is a good idea to bring a blanket for use during relaxation at the end of practice, especially in the winter.
Q: What should I wear?
A: I would advise you to wear loose comfortable clothes that enable you to stretch and bend.
Q: Can I eat before a yoga class?
A: It is best not eat a big meal within 2 hours of attending the class.
Q: How much will it cost?
A: Classes are £6 for a 60 minute class and £7 for a 90 minute class. After your first free session I would ask that you sign and pay for a half-term/term in advance. If you are in receipt of benefits then please phone me and we can come to an alternative arrangement.