Why should I do yoga?

With so many personal and social tensions in the way we live today, we can damage and create imbalances in our body and mind, which can create ill health.  No matter what age we are yoga can benefit us in so many ways: Increased flexibility, increased muscle strength and tone, improved respiration, energy and vitality, maintaining a balanced metabolism, improved athletic performance, better bone health and  improved mental wellbeing.

Do I have to be fit to do yoga?

No. You can join a class suitable for your fitness level. You do need to be able to get up and down from the floor for most classes.

Am I too old for yoga?

Definitely not. People often start yoga in their 70’s, and many say they wish they had started sooner. Yoga is a form of exercise that can be enjoyed at any time, from childhood to your advanced years.

Do I need to be flexible to do yoga?

Not necessarily. Yoga will improve your flexibility and help you go beyond your normal range of movement, which may make performing your daily activities easier.

Can I injure myself doing yoga?

Yoga-related injuries are uncommon. Some injuries can be caused by repetitive strain or overstretching, but its perfectly safe if taught properly by people who understand it. Yvonne will help you adapt poses to suit your body.