Yoga Classes Westhoughton

Westhoughton Yoga Classes: In recent years yoga has become one of the most favoured workout choices for people in Westhoughton. If you are looking to increase your stamina, lower your stress levels, improve your flexibility and build up your strength, then yoga could be just the thing for you. Joining a yoga class in Westhoughton can do more than simply improve your fitness levels, it can change your life forever.

On top of improving our general mental and physical fitness, yoga can also work its magic on a number of familiar ailments that can ruin our daily lives. Should you suffer from a heart complaint, depression, hypertension (high blood pressure), back pain, anxiety or painful joints, you could find that yoga is a godsend. If you have no need of these extra benefits, yoga will, at least, increase your levels of physical activity.

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Yoga originated in ancient India and has been around for over 5,000 years, it is now practiced across the globe. It was introduced to the West in the late 19th and early 20th Century but only really became recognised as a form of exercise during the 1980's. Yoga has grown in popularity since then and for many millions of people worldwide has become an important part of their lives.

The fact that it can be done anywhere (out in the open, in your own home or in a formal class), you don't need any specialised or pricey equipment and it can be practiced by anyone irrespective of age or fitness, contributes significantly to yoga's popularity.

Embracing all of yoga's theories can mean that it ends up being an obsession, a philosophy and a completely new way of life. You'll soon come to realise that on top of the obvious improvements to your levels of fitness, there are added spiritual and psychological benefits. Yoga really gets to some folks.

So What is Yoga? - Quite simply yoga integrates controlled breathing techniques, relaxation, specific bodily poses and meditation, with the aim of improving flexibility, strength and balance. With the overall objective being to boost both the participant's physical and mental wellbeing.

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Top Twelve Yoga Poses - As a beginner you do not need to worry too much about mastering or understanding the large number of postures or poses which are used in yoga. A few simple postures and poses are quite enough for yoga beginners in Westhoughton, others can be added as their confidence and knowledge grows. These are our top twelve yoga poses: The Plank, The Tree (for balance), The Seated Forward Bend, The Mountain Pose (for standing and breathing), The Downward Facing Dog, The Triangle, The Mindful Breath Pose, The Warrior One, The Child's Pose, The Bridge Pose, The Meditation Pose, The Supine Twist.

The types of yoga are many and varied and without wanting to confuse you novices out there, we'll have to list some of them here. The best known schools are Restorative Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Hot Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Jivamukti Yoga, Bikram Yoga, Iyenga Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga and Power Yoga. Even though you'll see all of these yoga styles taking place in various community centres, fitness centres, gymnasiums, village halls, hospitals, schools, health clubs and similar venues throughout the UK, it's likely that they will not all be available in or near to Westhoughton. To get a general overview of yoga, and to get you motivated you could sign up for a beginners yoga class in Westhoughton. You can then set yourself some goals and focus on a style that is suited to you.

If you fancy having a go at yoga, there are several ways that you can start your journey. You could attend a yoga workshop, have private one-to-one sessions with a yoga teacher in Westhoughton, purchase a DVD on yoga and try to follow it in the comfort and privacy of you own home, book yourself a spot on a yoga retreat, enrol for a yoga class in Westhoughton or head to your local yoga studio. You can of course try a few different alternatives until you find the right option for you, although getting this right is vital.

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While we wouldn't want to discourage the notion of doing your yoga at home, it should be pointed out that you could be missing out on some of the advantages. You'll be pointed in the right direction from the very start by participating in yoga classes in Westhoughton, because you can benefit from the wisdom of an expert. Attending a yoga class also gives you the opportunity to meet new people. So, you can add to the list of benefits "enhancing your social life".

Just from this short review of yoga you can see how the simple choice of joining a yoga class in Westhoughton could change your life for the better, in countless ways. (Tags: Yoga Classes Westhoughton, Yoga Lessons Westhoughton, Yoga Westhoughton)

Am I Too Old For Yoga? - The answer is, you are never too old to practice yoga. Falling is the leading cause of injury in older adults and yoga can help to prevent falls by improving balance. Yoga helps to strengthen the lower body, in particular the ankles and knees, and reduces your chances of falling and causing injury.

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Some local Westhoughton yoga classes: CoreFlex Bolton Yoga Pilates BL5 3GL, KORYOGA BL6 4HD, Moonkids Yoga M29 8RJ.

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