Intro to Yoga
We know coming to your first yoga class can feel scary, so this class teaches you all the basics. Come along as many times as you like, until you feel confident enough to join a full class.
What next? We often get asked - once I have been to Intro to yoga, what's next?
You can go to Intro to yoga as many times as you like, forever if you love it! :D Everyone is different, but we have a recommended progression route below for absolute beginners which should help you work up to all-level or power classes!
Week 1-3 Intro to Yoga & Yin & Nidra
Week 4-7 Slow Flow & Hatha & Yin & Nidra
Week 8-12 All levels Vinyasa, Slow Flow, Hatha, Yin & Nidra
These class styles are explained in full here, top-line explanations below to help :)
Introduction to yoga classes are on a Monday 6-7 and Saturday 11.15 - 12.00, we focus on the fundamentals of yoga, safe and effect alignment in each pose, and build confidence with sequence.
Yin - a restorative practice, which is slow, holding in each pose for up to 5 minutes perhaps completing 8-10 poses in one hour.
Hatha - Involves more poses than Yin but you still have time to explore each pose and adjust as you need using props if you need.
Vinyasa - Means ‘flow', each poses is connected to the next pose meaning the sequences moves faster than Yin or Hatha. We have Slow vinyasa, which takes that flow slower, all levels, and power vinyasa, which get increasingly faster.
Nidra - Is a fascinating style of yoga - it involves no physical movement, you are lying down comfortably and are led through a specific meditation which keeps you just between wakefulness and sleep, it was designed for post traumatic stress, depression, disembodiment, and general rehabilitation, it focusses on the psychology of pain, keeping you in a specific sleep zone which helps you heal, they say up to 20 minutes of Nidra is the equivalent of 4 hours sleep in terms of physical and psychological recovery.
Steps to book into class:
2) Click on to the 'Classes' to read about our different styles of class
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