Types of Yoga

One-to-One sessions can take place on a regular basis, every few months or as a one off. Regular sessions allow for a consistent focus on your practice – tailoring a practice to suit you and then regularly giving you undivided attention to help you develop, as well as modifying postures and/or introducing preparatory postures to help open tight areas or heal injured areas to suit your changing needs. Sessions every few months allow a personal practice to be put together specific to your physical, mental and/or emotional needs for you to work on in your own time. Private sessions can help work on specific physical problems (for example, tight shoulders or back discomfort) or other issues like PMS, anxiety or depression. A yoga practice would be designed specifically for you to fit into your lifestyle.

Flow Yoga explores coordinating breath and physical posture. Depending on your level and how far you want to take the posture as an individual though, it can be strong and deep as well. These classes use subtle but very powerful combinations of breath and movement in postures to ensuring a relaxing, revitalising stretch for the whole body and mind.

Astanga Vinyasa Yoga is a system of yoga popularised by Sri K Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India which involves a series of postures (asanas) undertaken in a fixed sequence where breath and movement are coordinated with energetic locks (bandhas) and visual or mental gaze (drishti). There are 6 Series in total, but we focus on the primary series which involves plenty of challenges of its own! This is a strong practice but is made accessible to most people by modifications and preparatory postures.

Vinyasa Flow is a strong class weaving postures together in a flowing practice using the breath to drive movement and still the mind.  The sequences build strength and stamina, as well as improving flexibility, balance and muscle tone.

Pregnancy Yoga uses breath exercises (pranayama) and dynamic, as well as supported, still yoga postures to gently stretch, strengthen and calm the mind and body. The practice encourages you to listen to your body and connect with your baby, learning skills to help you through pregnancy, birth and beyond.