Yoga in Bournemouth, Dorset
The Club at Meyrick Park offers various Yoga classes and serves the area and surrounds of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. The Yoga classes at Meyrick Park are included in the price of your Health & Fitness Membership.
What is Yoga?
Yoga originated about 5,000 years ago, and has been adopted from India in other countries in a variety of ways. Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of Yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.
What are the health benefits of Yoga classes?
• Increase in Strength
• Increase in Flexibility
• Increase in Balance
There's some evidence to suggest that it can help reduce high blood pressure, heart disease, aches and pains, including low back pain, depression and stress.
Yoga is popular with people with arthritis for its gentle way of promoting flexibility and strength. Research also suggests that Yoga can reduce pain and mobility problems in people with knee osteoarthritis.
Who is Yoga suitable for?
Yoga as a form of exercise can be enjoyed from childhood up to your advanced years. Each style of Yoga is slightly difference in terms of the sequence of exercies, but each style can be adapted for all fitness levels.
What style of Yoga should I do?
There are many different styles of Yoga, such as Ashtanga, Iyengar and Dru. Some styles are more vigorous than others. Some may have a different area of emphasis, such as posture or breathing. No style is necessarily better or more authentic than any other. The key is to choose a class appropriate to your fitness level and personal preference.
Yoga in Bournemouth
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