I have long been interested in the mind body connection and how anxiety and stress play a part not only in our minds with thoughts racing but our physical body too culminating in aches/pains and niggles.
Yoga, not just Asanas (poses) has a host of benefits and incorporates breathing, meditation and supports the physical body too. Yoga can support better sleep through learning to breathe (using your nose and not your mouth!)
Yoga is popular amongst people who want to relax or increase their flexibility. It can develop strength, balance and co-ordination. Yoga can help you to sleep more soundly and promote your own self care.
Yoga has been shown to help with anxiety, stress and depression. It can also help to increase feelings of wellbeing. Some people find it helps with depression/arthritis
Yoga can make people feel better about themselves, which may help recovery and help to provide the confidence and motivation to maintain regular yoga practise and to make other beneficial lifestyle changes.
My yoga classes are reflective of my learning over the years and integrate mindfulness/meditation and learning to respect our bodies. We are so good at running around at 100 miles an hour but when we slowdown that is when the magic happens.
I am currently running 3 classes a week in the local area. Please see my events page also for my first yoga workshop on 5th October. Further details to follow.