Our Yoga Practices

Our Yoga Practices

You can improve your posture. You will gain strength, more mobility and flexibility as a result of practicing yoga.

Furthermore, all our yoga practices are suitable for all ages and most physical conditions.

Which style for you?

Each yoga style can be practiced by everyone, from beginners to experienced. However, you may find that one yoga style is more appropriate to you, depending on your physical condition and expectations.

Iyengar Yoga

Tjan yogahis yoga style has emphases on detail, precision and alignment while practicing.  Sequencing along with the use of props (e.g. blocks, belts, blankets) to achieve perfection in the poses are distinguishing features.

As a student you progress through a step by step approach from simple poses to more complex ones

Find our Iyengar classes here

 

Ashtanga Yoga

 yoga instructor cairnsThis yoga style has its focus on Sun Salutations to build up heat and to set the pace and breathing pattern.  Further more the sun salutations are used as connectors. These lead you from one pose to the next. In addition, new postures are taught sequentially as individual strength and proficiency develop.

Find our Ashtanga classes here

General Yoga

yoga instructor cairnsIs a combination of styles. As a result it will extend your flexibility, promote strength and balance. Its aim is to draw your mind to the present.  You will practice in a caring and non-critical environment. Limitations are acknowledged and modified poses are taught to suit everybody’s level of practice.

Teachers will help you to improve your poses.

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Stretching

yoga classes cairnsStretching teaches safe and effective techniques. It reduces muscle tension and improves overall flexibility. It targets muscles groups – shoulders, neck, hips and back – that limit flexibility.  The muscles are either strengthen or loosen to increase movement. It has great benefits for athletes and those wanting to enhance performance. 

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Benefits of Yoga

Parts of the body that have been injured or simply neglected can be healed through yoga practices. Yoga reduces stresses in your body as you learn to control your mind.

As a result of our yoga practices being based on principles of stretching, rotating, bending and relaxing, they have a positive and profound effect on all systems of your body. From regulating blood pressure and hormones to improving digestion and giving relief from back ache. 

Yoga is a healing science and hence you gain physical, physiological and psychological health.