Principles and Benefits
Yoga is an ancient art based on a harmonizing system of development for the body, mind, and spirit.
The continued practice of yoga will lead you to a sense of peace and well-being, and also a feeling of being at one with the environment. This is a simple definition.
Yoga teaches us the challenges, that we all face, indicate themselves in either a physical or mental form. When our physical state is not perfect, this causes an imbalance in our mental state.
The practice of yoga helps us to overcome that imbalance; this physical well being has a strengthening and calming impact on the mind.
What Does It Do?
Pilates is a form of precision exercise that balances strength with flexibility, increasing stamina and coordination.
Pilates is not just a short lived whim, it has been around for over 100 years and when practiced properly is an effective and safe way to exercise.
Focusing on natural movement patterns, it encourages the rebalancing of muscles to improve postural alignment so the body can function more efficiently.
It is recommended by physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths and doctors.
How Does It Help?
Regular practice of the stretches, twists, bends and inversions - the basic movements of yoga poses, restores strength and stamina to the body.
Poses together with the control of breath, rectify physical, physiological and psychological disorders.
Pilates will help you reshape, realign and rebalance your body making it longer, leaner and stronger.
Other Benefits Include: