What is Yoga?
There are dozens of different types of yoga, which can be overwhelming if you're a beginner. From Bikram yoga (also known as hot yoga), to strength-enhancing Power yoga, to Ashtanga and VInyasa, yoga has many benefits for the mind, body and spirit. Most Western yoga derives from hatha: traditional hatha yoga consists of asana (physical yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises). With over 100 yoga poses, it's no wonder yogis never get bored. Like many calming spa treatments, yoga is a discipline that utilises the mind-body connection to reduce stress, increase flexibility and enhance well-being.
Benefits of Yoga
Various types of yoga weave together mantra, meditation, strength-building, flexibility, relaxation techniques and breath exercises. Yoga has so many healthy benefits for the body, mind and spirit and has been proven to reduce stress and enhance wellbeing. Whether you're looking to tone up, master inversions or just learn the basics, yoga can offer you the balance you need and might just change your life!