Yoga

Yoga

Yoga is a form of moving meditation, an ancient Indian discipline that incorporates postures (asana), breathing techniques (pranayama), meditation, chanting and Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), to calm the mind and look after the body.

A woman in a yoga posture, calming her body, breath and mind.
Yoga calms the body, breath and mind.

I practice and teach a type of gentle yoga that was brought to the West by T. K. V. Desikachar.

The benefits of yoga and meditation

  • Increasing your flexibility, muscle strength and tone
  • Boosting your mental health
  • Improving your respiration, energy and vitality
  • Reduces stress, depression and anxiety
  • Improving your cardiovascular and immune health
  • Reducing stress and it’s effects on your health
  • Improving your fitness levels
  • Improving your memory and focus
  • Protecting you from injury and falls
  • Increasing your self-awareness
  • Helps you sleep
  • Improves your attention and focus
  • Helps control chronic pain
  • Enhances your self-esteem and self-acceptance
  • Improves your mood
  • Reduces your blood pressure