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CLASSES SUITABLE FOR ALL ABILITIES AND LEVELS  - See below for live & online class schedule

 

WHAT IS YOGA?

The Oxford dictionary describes yoga as 'A Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practised for health and relaxation'. It's a way of life,  deeper awareness, a form of movement that connects the mind with the body and reconnects you to you inner self.  in a nutshell then, yoga teaches us how to relax  and restore the own power within our bodies whilst stilling the mind at the same time.

 

The numerous benefits of Yoga include:

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  • Increases strength & flexibility

  • Connects the mind, body and spirit

  • Improves balance & co-ordination

  • Reduces stress & anxiety

  • Improves sleep

  • Massages internal organs & aids detoxification processes

  • Develops better breathing techniques

  • Improves tone and muscle strength

 

During these weekly yoga and yogalates classes, Natalie Smit-Ash will be guiding you through traditional Hatha yoga fused with vinyasa flow which is strong, powerful and rejuvenating and covers many of the well known and popular asanas.  

The yogalates sessions will be mainly dynamic with an aim of getting the heart beating faster and the energy rising...then the yoga for backcare are more about strengthening your core, developing better posture and using props such as a chair, resistance bands and yoga balls to achieve our backcare goals.

 

WHAT IS PILATES?

According to the Oxford dictionary Pilates is 'A system of exercises using special apparatus, designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness' .Pilates is a physical fitness system developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates. It's focus is on developing core strength, good posture and a healthy spine.

It's benefits include

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  • Develops core strength

  • Increases energy

  • Improves posture

  • Promotes weight loss

  • Improves tone without bulk

  • Increases flexibility

  • Improves spinal strength and alignment

 

Some classes incorporate Yogalates which is a fusion of yoga & Pilates principles available to help strengthen your core, improve posture and protect your spine. The lessons are suitable for any ability and will raise your heartbeat, reduce backache and strengthen you, whilst designed to aid the healing process.

 

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ONLINE Class schedule

When are the classes during lockdown:

 

Tuesdays

10.00 - 11.00 Dynamic yoga flow (60 min)

11.00 - 11.30 Yin, deep stretch & relaxation (30 min)

 

Wednesdays

07.15 - 08.00 Express dynamic yoga flow (45 min)

 

Thursdays

18.00 - 19.00 Dynamic yoga flow (60 min)

19.00 - 19.30 Yin, deep stretch & relaxation (30 min)

 

What will you need:

A yoga mat, a drink of water,  a blanket, block if you have one and wear some loose or comfortable clothing such as leggins.

 

How much is it? - prices are per household so many can take part for one price......

£5 for 45 minutes

£6 for 60 minutes

£9 for 90 minutes

 

Please email natalie directly ([email protected] for more info & to recieve a zoom invite to any of these popular online classes....

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