YOGA 

at The Room

NEW SCHEDULE STARTING 28 April 2010 with Sam - Yoga will be on Wednesday nights - 7pm - 8.30 pm!  ring Anthony 0208 808 9318 for more details - or email Sam on: i.tofahrn-flint@taylorwessing.com

And Pregnancy Yoga with Sam will be starting soon on Sunday mornings - 10 am - 11 am.....


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HATHA YOGA

Yoga is an ancient science and practice that is thousands of years old.  It focuses on physical, mental and spiritual development.  We aim to bring about a union of body, mind, breath and soul through our yoga practice.  Yoga enables us to enjoy a healthy body and a calm and clear mind.  Everyone can practice yoga regardless of age, sex or physical ability.

What are the benefits of Yoga?

Regular practice has many positive benefits.  These include; increasing flexibility, stamina and strength, maintaining good health of the respiratory, digestive, muscular, nervous and skeletal systems, promoting calm and relaxation, relieving tension and stress, improving concentration and focus, enhancing body awareness and encouraging positive energy. With regular practice yoga has also been shown to help alleviate many common complaints.

A typical class

Samantha teaches Hatha Yoga.  A typical class will include physical postures (asanas), breathing techniques and pranayama, concentration techniques, meditation and relaxation.  The class is suitable for all levels and modifications will be given where needed.

YOGA FOR PREGNANCY

Yoga is a wonderful way to enhance your pregnancy and will help to you keep fit and active throughout and will help you to prepare for the birth of your baby.

Benefits of Yoga for Pregnancy

Practicing yoga during pregnancy will help to keep the body fit and supple. It can assist with relaxation and relief of stress and anxiety. Yoga may help to relieve some of the common ailments that you may suffer during your pregnancy including nausea, fatigue, mood swings, low blood pressure, heartburn and backache. The breathing, visualisation and relaxation techniques that you will learn will be useful in helping you to prepare for the birth of your baby and in the months afterwards.

When can I start Yoga for Pregnancy Classes?

You can join the class from 16 weeks pregnant to term and do not need to have done yoga before. Before starting classes please check with your Midwife or Doctor to ensure that there are not any complications.

A Typical Yoga for Pregnancy Class

During each class you will practice a combination of yoga postures, breathing, visualisation and relaxation techniques that are suitable for all stages of pregnancy from 16 weeks onwards.

About your Teacher Samantha Wood

Sam has practised yoga since the mid-90's and from the first class knew that yoga would be a lifelong practice for her.  She is passionate about yoga and sharing her knowledge with her students and believes that yoga is a beneficial tool that everyone can use in every stage of their life. She believes that yoga can help individuals reach their true potential and that a healthy body and mind can help you to be truly happy. She has been teaching in London since 2004 and is a warm, sensitive, enthusiastic and encouraging teacher. Sam is qualified with the British Wheel of Yoga and is also fully qualified as a Yoga for Pregnancy teacher, she is registered with the Register of Exercise Professionals as a Level 3 Yoga Teacher and is a TPOT for British Wheel of Yoga.

Class Prices

£8 drop in or £35 for a block of 5 classes

Further information

For further information about Hatha Yoga and Yoga for Pregnancy classes please contact Samantha Wood on samwood44@hotmail.com or telephone 07733 330171.



 




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