Our Beginner Classes
Mondays: 4.00pm – 5.15pm
Wednesdays: 7.15pm – 8.30pm
All equipment and mats are provided. There is always plenty of FREE PARKING. We are right next door to the Showgrounds.
Bring a towel, water and arrive a little earlier to the first class.
Our Beginner classes welcome everyone. They are perfect for those who have never practiced yoga before. You MAY also attend classes casually if you cannot commit to the 6 weeks.
Our Beginner Classes: Basic postures are taught. We introduce you to different types of postures each week of the month. This results is a variety of lessons.
What to expect at a Beginner’s level:
As a Beginner you will learn:
Standing Poses because they improve posture through correct movements of your legs, arms, trunk, head and neck. Furthermore they include all spinal movements – sideways, forward and back ward extensions and also lateral rotation.
Seated Poses and Forward extensions help to prevent anxiety and restore energy to your body. They rest your legs, consequently bringing more freedom to your knees, hips, ankles and feet.
Foundational Backbends start with prone postures. These strengthen the external spinal muscles preparing the spine for more advanced back bends.
Supine Poses stretch the abdomen and increase mobility of the spine, hips and groins. They are restful, some help to open the chest. The following postures are also included within the monthly rotational timetable …
Twisting the spine consequently helps to release tensions in your back.
Inversions are normally taught in each class. They are good for mental stillness and breathing.
Abdominal contractions strengthen internal organs and firm the hips and back.
Surya namaskara (Sun Salutations) is the linking of poses. Sometimes referred to as ‘Jumpings’.
Relaxation is practiced at the end of each class.
Our beginner classes are also excellent for more established students wanting to re-establish the basics of yoga postures.
You will notably feel and see your posture has improved.
You learn to be mindful of how you move and you learn the art of relaxing.