Yoga - Largs Bay
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Yoga

Our yoga classes include the practice of postures (asana) and breathing techniques (pranayama). The emphasis in our classes is on precision and alignment of the body, planned sequencing & timing and the use of props used to assist students to get the correct position and alignment of the body. This approach allows people of all ages, levels of health and fitness to enjoy the benefits that a sustained yoga practice can bring. This includes the ability to face physical, mental and emotional challenges of everyday life with strength, vitality, mobility and calmness.

Our Yoga teachers include Leonie WierengaPat FarnsworthSamantha Baker and Stuart Macrow.

The quickest way to book a Yoga class is using the Largs Bay Health & Yoga App, which is a free app available at the Apple App Store / Google Play or via the Classes tab on our booking web site. You can also book by phone 7225 2411 or email info@largsbayhealthandyoga.com. 8 Week Introductory Yoga Courses are booked via the Workshops tab on out booking website.

We currently have the following yoga classes:

  • Introductory Yoga Course – Comprise of 8 x 1 hour 15 minute classes over an 8 week period. During the course students will be introduced to introductory yoga postures and get an understanding of the actions and breath required when practicing the postures. The course is intended for those who are new to yoga. Introductory Courses are held every 3 months throughout the year and align with school terms.
  • Gentle Class – This class is for students new to yoga or students who are looking for a gentle slow paced class where props are used to support students. The pace of the class is slower than the Introductory Yoga Courses and the Beginner classes. No prior experience is required to attend this class. The duration of the class is 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • Beginner Class – Intended for beginners who have completed the Introductory Course or who have experienced yoga before. The duration of the class is 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • General Class – Intended for students who have prior yoga experience. In these classes, we will be moving towards headstand (Sirsasana), more challenging back bends (e.g. Urdhva Dhanurasana) and performing introductory Pranayama (yogic breathing). The duration of the class is 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Experienced Class – Intended for experienced students who can already hold Sirsasana (headstand), who can hold the more challenging back bends e.g. Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Bow) and have experience with introductory Pranayama. The duration of the class is 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • Restorative Class – Restorative classes include poses that promote relaxation and stillness. As the restorative poses will be supported they will be held for a longer duration than other classes with the focus on the breath. The classes will also include introductory Pranayama (yogic breathing) at the end of the class.
  • Private 1 Hour Sessions – one on one classes tailored to meet specific needs of the student.

Our classes are inspired by Iyengar Yoga, which is a form of Hatha Yoga developed by B K S Iyengar. BKY Iyengar devoted his life to the teaching of yoga and has been recognized worldwide for his contribution to yoga.

All equipment is provided however; students are welcome to bring their own mat.

Our Yoga teachers include – Leonie Wierenga, Pat Farnsworth, Samantha Baker and Stuart Macrow.

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