About Yoga

About Yoga

What is yoga?

The Sanskrit word yoga is translated as 'union'. The practice of yoga helps to co-ordinate the breath, mind and body to encourage balance, both internally and externally and promote feelings of relaxation and ease. Yoga classes offer students postures and movements to stretch, strengthen and flex the body, to develop breath awareness, to relax and sometimes to meditate. Some classes may be low impact while others can be very demanding.

What are the benefits of yoga?

Benefits of yoga include:
  • Improved efficiency of lungs and cardio-vascular system
  • Improved posture, flexibility and strength
  • Improved concentration
  • Enhanced feeling of well-being
  • Better quality sleep
  • Reduction of anxiety and depression

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British Wheel of Yoga,

25 Jermyn Street,

Sleaford,

Lincolnshire,

NG34 7RU

 

Telephone

01529 306851

 

Email

office@bwy.org.uk

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