Introductory Yoga Course begins 7th January to 11th February. The class will then continue as a Beginners class.
The class although physically challenging is at a slower pace. It is structured to take you through a sequence of postures that vary each week. Focus is on the structural alignment of the physical body and improving posture.
The lessons are planned to stretch out the stress and provide a sound introduction to the fundamentals of yoga.
Each lesson will have a physical practice followed by lovely relaxation.
What is Yoga? Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.
What to wear to class: Clothes that are comfortable and non restricting
Preparation for class: Try to allow at least 2 hours after a meal before you come to class—perhaps have a light snack if you are hungry)
What to bring: Mats/ blocks/blankets / belts are all provided for your use, however you are encouraged to bring your own beloved yoga mat, if you have one. Bring a drink of water to keep hydrated.
Wudang Tai Chi Chuan is a Chinese martial art and method of exercise that can be practiced on many levels by all ages. Based on the Taoist Philosophy of Yin & Yang, the system seeks to promote harmony in the Physical and mental state of the student.
Regular practice of the slow, graceful and flowing movements contained within the handform are ideal for a seniors who wish to improve their general health, balance, posture, co ordination and strength.
Loose clothing and flat shoes should be worn. Students have to be able to stand and move unaided.
Mixed ability Pilates class. Pilates increases your strength and flexibility as well as helping to improve your posture. It will strengthen your back and core muscles, your pelvic floor too. Feel stress and tension fade away as you stretch and relax!