Posts Tagged "breathing"

New class to launch!!

Posted on May 3, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

New class to launch!!

I’m very excited to add another class to the Empowering Yoga group class schedule. Mid-day ‘De-stress, stretch & energise’ class   Starting  Wednesday 11th May Every Wednesday @ 12-1pm (current term ending 24th July) Harrow School Sports Club, Garlands Lane, Harrow on the Hill Click here for location details. Free parking available.    Drop in fee £10 or buy an 8 class pass for £72 For enquiries about booking and availability & term dates, please email joanne@empoweringyoga.co.uk or call 020 8427 9774   ‘Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never...

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6 Reasons why athletes & sportspersons practice yoga

Posted on Nov 27, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

6 Reasons why athletes & sportspersons practice yoga

1. Improved flexibility Whatever the sport, running, rock climbing, football, mountain biking or martial arts, to name a few, the repetition of movement over long, hard training sessions create tired and tense muscles & stiff joints. The more tension one has around that joint, the more energy is required to facilitate the movement. Keeping the joints flexible allows maximum performance with the most energy conservation. Yoga poses & sequences with the integration of correct breathing will improve muscular flexibility, elasticity and joint motion. 2. Strength Whilst athletes have...

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