Flexibility is an aspect of health that should be practised frequently by every individual to prepare the muscles and body for exercise. Well stretched muscles will help to improve athletics performance and can also be a good way to relax your body and mind.
Benefits of flexibility include
Aqua Fit : A fun class with none of the impact, toning your body using the resistance of water. Instructors keep the workout varies and challenging using aqua equipment.
Ashtanga Yoga : A vigorous and athletic style of yoga, which involves synchronising the breath with a progressive series of postures. The advanced classes are a natural progression, working with a handstand/headstand specialist.
Body Balance : A combination of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates, building flexibility and strength set to beautiful music. The class is perfect for all abilities and during pregnancy.
Dynamic Yoga : An energising and balanced class for all abilities, focusing on the connection between breath and posture, this class will allow you to improve your strength, flexibility and stamina
Flow Yoga : Encouraging instructors help you to co-ordinate breath and flow of movement between poses. A great way to improve fitness, flexibility and well-being. Perfect for beginners and those already used to yoga poses.
Hatha Yoga : Hatha incorporates steady paced stretching, poses and breathing exercises – this class is suitable for all abilities
Iyengar Yoga : A slower passed style of yoga, where postures are held for longer periods of time with clear coaching of breath and alignment. Equipment is used to allow all abilities to achieve postures and develop flexibility.
Pilates : A great class for strengthening the deep core muscles in your back and stomach, using breath to increase the intensity. The class is perfect for those recovering from injuries and for improving overall wellbeing.
Tai Chi : A Yang style Tai Chi class. Through low-impact, mind-body series of movements, you will learn relaxation techniques to keep fit and improve your well-being.
Yin Yoga : Yin Yoga generally targets the connective tissues of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine. Yin practice is both calming and quite challenging due to the long duration of the poses.