Yoga Classes Hedge End

Hedge End Yoga Classes: For people in Hedge End looking to do fitness workouts, one of the most popular choices since the 1980s has been yoga. If your aim is to lessen your stress levels, improve your flexibility, increase your stamina and build your strength, then yoga could be exactly the thing for you. Such are the benefits of this activity that attending a yoga class in Hedge End could change your life forever.

It isn't just physical and mental wellbeing that yoga can help with, it can also ease a variety of familiar health conditions. Yoga might be beneficial to you if you suffer from heart issues, pain in the joints, hypertension (high blood pressure), anxiety, chronic back pain or depression. At the very least yoga offers a safe and effective way to increase your physical activity and general fitness.

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Originating in ancient India some five thousand years ago, yoga is now practiced worldwide. Yoga was introduced to the Western World by an Indian sage in the 1880's, but it took over 100 years before its recognition as a form of exercise really gained momentum. In the last 30 years or so yoga has become extremely popular, and has become a way of life for many millions of people.

What makes yoga so popular in Hedge End, is that it requires no costly or specialised equipment, it can be carried out anywhere (out in the open, in a class or in your own home) and it can be practiced by people of all fitness levels and all ages.

Yoga often becomes a philosophy, a passion and a completely new way of life for people in Hedge End who fully absorb all of its theories. You will soon come to realise that on top of the obvious improvements to your levels of fitness, there are further spiritual and psychological benefits. Yoga really gets to some folks.

So What is Yoga? - To put it fairly briefly, with the aim of improving flexibility, strength and balance, yoga makes use of relaxation, basic meditation, controlled breathing and mostly static bodily poses. The overall objective of yoga is mental wellbeing, physical fitness and spiritual elevation.

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Simple Yoga Poses - There are groups of yoga poses aimed at achieving certain goals, and in all there are dozens of yoga poses. Although we think is is beyond the scope of this particular article to dive too deeply into the many postures and poses that exist, below we'll list some simple ones that are a great starting point for yoga beginners in Hedge End. Our beginners top twelve are: The Child's Pose (for resting), The Supine Twist, The Plank (for balance and strength), The Warrior One, The Downward Facing Dog (for stretching and strengthening), The Tree, The Bridge Pose (for strengthening the back), The Mountain Pose, The Triangle, The Seated Forward Bend, The Mindful Breath Pose (for relaxation), The Meditation Pose.

Without wanting to befuddle you beginners, there are many different styles of yoga. The most widely practiced schools of yoga are Kundalini Yoga, Hot Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Iyenga Yoga, Power Yoga, Yin Yoga, Bikram Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga. While fitness centres, schools, hospitals, village halls, gymnasiums, community centres, health clubs and similar venues offer yoga classes in these disciplines all over the United Kingdom, it may be that facilities in and near to Hedge End will be a bit more limited. To learn the basics and get yourself motivated, you could sign up for a beginners yoga class in Hedge End and take it from there. As soon as you've set some goals for your yoga experience, you can choose which style suits you best.

You can start your yoga experience in plenty of ways. You could attend a yoga workshop, enrol for a yoga class in Hedge End, purchase a DVD on yoga and diligently follow it in the comfort of you own home, pop along to your local yoga studio, book yourself a spot on a yoga retreat or hire a one-to-one yoga teacher in Hedge End. You should always feel relaxed during a yoga session, otherwise you will not get the full benefit, so making the right choice for your situation is important.

Beginners Yoga Classes Hedge End Area

It doesn't take a genius to realise that doing yoga at home will deprive you of some of the rewards. Attending yoga classes in Hedge End allows you to draw on the knowledge of a yoga specialist, putting you on the right path at the outset. Meeting new people in Hedge End and mixing with like minded people is another added advantage. So you can add "revitalising your social life" to the list of benefits.

Just from this quick outline of yoga you can see how the simple choice of joining a yoga class in Hedge End could alter your life for the better, in lots of ways.

Am I Too Old For Yoga? - This is a commonplace question which is asked by older people in Hedge End, and the simple answer is, you are never too old for yoga. Yoga helps to improve balance so this could in fact help to prevent falling, the leading cause of injury to older adults. The lower body, notably the knees and ankles can be strengthened by yoga, meaning you are less likely to fall and injure yourself.

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Some local Hedge End yoga classes: Time to Breathe Yoga SO30 2ES, Hatha Yoga with Rae Ray SO32 2BU, Gemma Yoga SO50 7AN.

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