Yoga in Lichfield, Staffordshire



Lichfield Golf & Country Club offers various Yoga classes and serves the area and surrounds of Tamworth and Cannock, covering Lichfield and Rugeley.   The Yoga classes in Lichfield are included in the price of your Health & Fitness Membership. 

 

 

 

What is Yoga?

Yoga originated approximately 5,000 years ago in India, and has been adopted in many other countries in a variety of ways. Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of Yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.


What are the health benefits of Yoga classes?


•    Increase in Strength
•    Increase in Flexibility
•    Increase in Balance

There is evidence to suggest that Yoga can help reduce high blood pressure, heart disease, depression and stress, aches and pains, including low back pain.

Yoga is very popular with people who suffer from arthritis because it is gentle and promotes flexibility and strength. Some research suggests that yoga can reduce pain and mobility problems in people with knee osteoarthritis.


Who can do Yoga?


Yoga is a form of exercise that can be enjoyed by anyone from childhood to your advanced years.   Each style of Yoga is slightly different in terms of exercise sequences or principles but each form of Yoga can be suitable for all fitness levels.  



What style of Yoga should I do?


There are many different styles of Yoga, such as Ashtanga, Iyengar and Dru.  Some styles are more vigorous than others. Some may have a different area of emphasis, such as posture or breathing. Many Yoga teachers develop their own practice by studying more than one style. No style is necessarily better or more authentic than any other. The key is to choose a class appropriate to your fitness level and personal preference.

 

Yoga in Lichfield

Join a Yoga class today to experience the health benefits.   Fill in our Enquiry Form so we can tailor a perfect fit for all your Health and Fitness Needs. Alternatively, click the link on the right to enquire.