It’s one of the most popular workout and exercise programs in the world today, with over 36 million practitioners in the US alone. Originating in ancient India, this mind and body practice comes from a Sanskrit word meaning “to unite.” There are a number of styles, each with its own set of postures and breathing techniques, which are often done in conjunction with meditation and other forms of relaxation.
What are the benefits of yoga?
Though it began as a spiritual discipline, yoga has become known worldwide for its physical and mental benefits. Researchers and scientists have noted a correlation between yoga practice and overall well-being, including:
Lower back pain relief
Increased strength and flexibility
Improved stamina and balance
More effective body alignment
Some other surprising benefits include increased bodily awareness, higher quality sleep hygiene, boosts in self-confidence and general relaxation.
Do you provide yoga mats for your yoga classes?
We have some mats but encourage you to bring your own as our equipment is limited.