Yoga is aimed at attaining physical, mental and emotional harmony within the individual. It is a blend of postures, breathing practices, deep relaxation and meditation techniques.
Through the practice a profound awareness is developed which in turn leads one towards the experience of peace and fulfilment in life.
Introductory, General and Advanced classes are conducted in the Penrith area and are suitable for teenagers, men, women and seniors.
Yoga Classes are designed to meet the needs of those seeking a greater quality of life through the practice of Yoga both for the young and the not so young.
Yoga allows you to start at any stage in your life. You don’t have to be young, fit or supple. You start where you feel comfortable as Yoga is non-competitive. You learn to listen to the needs of your body, progressing at your own pace.
Yoga is about your health and wellbeing, making time to nurture the body, mind and emotions. The gentle postures, breathing techniques and relaxation will make you feel more energised, calm and relaxed.
Yoga Postures (Asanas)
Hatha Yoga is a gentle way of stretching your body. Working at your own pace while listening to the needs of your body. As Yoga is non-competitive it is important not to force or over stretch. Move gently into the posture and experience what is happening within.
Breathing Practices (Pranayama)
Breathing practices assist in calming the mind and decreasing tension. Concentration improves so you can become more focused. This also helps to prepare the mind and body for relaxation.
Deep relaxation allows the body to rest so that natural healing can take place. After this practice you will feel calm, relaxed and more energised.
- Improved flexibility
- Increasing the strength of the whole body
- Concentration and focus improves
- Massaging and keeping all the systems of the body healthy
- Releasing tension from the body including the back and spine
- Better balance and coordination
- Improved posture
- Works on the hormones of the body and can assist with Menopause
- Weight bearing postures will help strengthen the bones and will help with Osteoporosis
Bring a mat, towel, strap or long scarf and a small blanket to cover the body during relaxation. Wear comfortable clothing that is suitable for movement.
It is also recommended that you do not eat for at least two hours before a class.