To know what yoga is all about you have to actually do it. Yoga can be practised by anyone – no special clothing or equipment’s are required – you will only need a strong desire for a healthier fulfilled life. Regular practise of yoga asana (postures), coupled with proper breathing, known as pranayama, will alleviate stress and tension, revitalising the body and helping to control the mind making you feel calm, refreshed and youthful.
In 1932, Swami started the Sivananda Ashram. His aim was to train people in Yoga and Vedanta (knowledge). Sivananda Yoga is based on a series of set sequences with warm ups (Sun Salutation), Proper Breathing exercises together with 12 basic postures; followed by deep relaxation – variations are then added to further deepen the practise.
It is much more than just stretching and helps relieve Stress and tension. Sivananda yoga is a form of traditional Hatha Yoga for the whole body.
Suitable for Beginners to advanced level.
Founded by martial arts expert and taoist yoga teacher Paulie Zink. Introduced to the west in the late 1970s. It is a slow paced style of yoga. The postures are held from 45 seconds to 5 minutes for beginners or longer for advanced practitioners.
The aim is to increase circulation in the joints, improve flexibility, and regulate the energy flow in the body. It has the same goals and objectives as any other form of yoga.
Suitable for beginners to advance level.
Vinyasa Yoga coordinates movements with breathing to flow from one specific sequence of poses to the next. It helps to build core strength, balance and flexibility. This is a great style of yoga to release toxins from your body. It is challenging but fun and ideal for those who wants to take their practise to the next level. Suitable for Intermediate to Advance level.
Gentle Vinyasa – is exactly what it says – a gentler version than our normal Vinyasa flow and it’s perfect for beginners. It sets set the foundation to move onto more advanced poses. Suitable for beginners.
This form of yoga focuses on postures, breathing exercise, relaxation and meditation to help develop strength, flexibility, core stability, deep relaxation to rejuvenate your whole body. The sequences are called Energy Block Release. Lovely flow sequences to help with your mind, body and spirit.
The Benefit of doing Dru yoga; helps back problems, reduces stress, and helps gain higher energy levels. Dru yoga consists of classical Hatha Yoga postures and breath work. This form of yoga is for everyone regardless of age and fitness level. Suitable for Beginners
This is the ancient style of yoga and it’s the general structure for most styles of yoga (it has been around over 5000 years possibly even longer). It is an old system which includes postures synchronized with breathing exercises to help connect with your mind and body. Hatha yoga aims to generate balance in the physical, mental and spiritual body. Hatha yoga is relatively gentle and slow. The following classes are all based on Hatha Yoga
– Gentle flow & Hatha Flow – these are set of flow sequences where one posture follows another
– Gentle Hatha, Hatha Yoga are all based on Hatha yoga postures together with breath work in a traditional method.
If you have any injuries or any ailments or are starting out for the first time we recommend you start with our Gentle classes.
All our Hatha Yoga classes are the ideal starting point being suitable for absolute Beginners or students who prefer a more relaxed style of yoga.
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