Hatha Yoga

Stretch your mind as well as your body and start the morning with a gentle, friendly class focused on mindful movement, relaxation and mobility.

Hatha Yoga

"Hi, I'm Virginia and let me help you start your day as you mean to go on: energised!  

My Hatha / Slow Flow Yoga class is energising yet balanced focusing on:

  • Alignment in the poses (asanas) to develop strength and flexibility
  • The breath (pranayama) to bring focus, clarity and calm and 
  • Finishing with a restorative guided relaxation to deeply relax. 

Movement is coordinated with the breath resulting in a smooth and steady rhythmic practice benefiting body, mind and soul. Poses take various forms which include: floor seated, on all fours and standing."

Geek Notes

Benefits of Yoga, a multicomponent exercise, include:

  • Improving balance
  • Improving strength
  • Improving flexibility
  • Improving mental wellbeing
  • Maintaining cognition
  • Improving quality of life
  • Improving functional ability
  • Preventing falls.

WHO recommends that people 65 years or older you should aim to do multicomponent exercise at least 3 times a week. If you are new to any exercise, start by doing small amounts and adjust how much you do based on your fitness and strength levels.

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Virginia Walker
Virginia is a highly trained Yoga Instructor and Doula. She holds a 500 hour yoga qualification plus qualifications in other specialist areas. Her classes aim to energise and balance by focusing on alignment in poses. She has designed her practice to develop strength and flexibility, bring clarity and calm and finish each class with a restored and focused mind. “Yoga is for every-body"
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