Traditionally yoga was practiced and developed to open the body and clear the mind. The practice of yoga has become a modern-day vehicle for people looking to improve their well-being.
Some of the key benefits of a regular yoga practice are:
At the Recreation & Sport Centres yoga features as part of the group fitness programme. Stretch and Release is a 50 minute casual class which incorporates yoga and pilates principles.
For those looking to learn more about yoga, Recreation & Sport Centres offer term classes that run for 10 weeks. If you are new to yoga, this is a great option – allowing participants to explore poses and work with one instructor throughout the term.
If you're looking to de-stress, Restorative Yoga classes are also offered. These classes typically involve only five or six poses, supported by props that allow you to completely relax and rest.