Yoga is an ancient Indian practice that blends exercise and healing. Movement is combined with breathing techniques ending with meditation and mindfulness. It is an overall body workout focusing on poses that can be done standing in an upright position or on the floor. Yoga is recommended for beginners through to advanced and for all age groups. Yoga is run for 60 minutes in the main studio, please bring a mat with you.
Candlelit Yin Yoga – A 60 min gentle meditative restorative yoga that relaxes you into the postures, allowing you to work on the joints more so than muscles done in other types of yoga practice. Yin stretches deeper near the bones, ligaments and joints targeting the deep connective tissues of the body to help regulate the flow of energy in the body by relaxing candle light. Great for beginners and those with light injuries and sports people athletes training for events.
Sunset Yin Yoga and Meditation – A 90 min deep stretch yoga practice to relieve any unwanted toxins and stress, bringing your mind and body to rest and compete peace in preparation for the week ahead. This yoga is for the joints more so than the other yoga practices that target the muscles as the stretches in Yin Yoga go deep into the connective tissue, ligaments, bones and joints. Suitable for all levels and ages. Valuable for people with anxiety or stress and those who work with a computer.
Kundalini Yoga – A 60 min integrative combination of movements & postures, conscious breathing, deep relaxation, mantra & meditation. It is a dynamic and powerful tool for total health. A Kundalini Awakening is the awakening of Kundalini energy, which resides at the base of the spine. The energy begins to move up the spine in some way, shape or form. This style is suitable for all levels and improves self awareness, meditation, brain function, memory, circulation, relaxes nervous system and reliefs stress and anxiety and reduces blood pressure.
Hatha Yoga – A 60 min gentle yoga style combining poses and breathing which brings balance, strength and a sense of wellbeing. Many poses are done standing incorporating spine twists to increase blood flow and detoxification of the organs, increasing spine mobility and muscle strength. Great for beginners to advanced.
Vinyasa Yoga – A 60 min physical yoga combining creative flowing movements from Chaturanga to downward dog multiple times with inhaling and exhaling. Great for people not fussed on sitting still wanting to focus on strengthening the upper body and legs, relieving back tension and stress.
Ashtanga Yoga – A 60 min constantly moving, flowing class that follows a repetitive pattern of poses. Great for strength, improving circulation with some fat burning as the postures are moved through the sequence at pace. Suitable for intermediate to advanced.
Restorative Yoga – a very gentle stretch to increase mobility and release tension. Perfect for injuries, pregnancy or beginners
Slow Flow Yoga – is a class that is slower paced than some of the faster dynamic flow classes. Postures are held longer and are more gentle making the class suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced who feel like slowing down and sinking into the poses
Yogi Kids – A kids yoga class for primary school kids from K– Yr6
Increases strength and posture, increases stretch and flexibility, increases mindfulness, awareness and concentration, increases mobility of joints, improves health and vitality, increases blood circulation, helps rest and digest parasympathetic nervous system to operate and reduce fight and flight which improves digestion, regulates breathing, reduces stress, reduces fatigue, increases happiness and wellbeing