Class Descriptions

The following provides you with a brief explanation of the classes currently offered at Yoga Cheadle.

 

Slow Vinyasa Yoga 

Slow Vinyasa Yoga are sequences of simple therapeutic Yoga postures which gently flow together. The class structure is influenced around the yin/yang philosophy the first part of the class been more yang (active) via practicing the sun salutations and simple standing postures which are slowly linked together which helps to generate heat and strength within the core, lower & upper body.

 

The second part been more yin (soft) with the focus been on creating stillness and suppleness using blocks & bolsters to place the body in a soothing & restorative position to help cultivate a sense of peace & relaxation. These classes are suitable and available for all levels of ability including beginners (absolute beginners are encouraged to try out the Thursday evening Gentle Yoga class).

 

Mat Based Pilates

Mat based Pilates is a holistic conditioning method created by Josepth Pilates based upon the key principles of breathing, concentration, control, centring, precision & flow. Classes will be varied each week based upon modified versions of the traditional 34 exercises created by Josepth Pilates which are extremely beneficial in improving lower back pain, posture, balance, joint mobility, core strength & reduced stress levels.           

 

Gentle Yoga  

The Gentle Yoga class is perfect for absolute begginers or for anyone looking for a slow paced class with the emphasis on providing a soothing and calm experience to help ease tension & stress alongside improving suppleness & mobility in a friendly & relaxed environment.       

 

The small group setting (maximum of 12 people) helps to ensure that Mike can provide assistance to each persons alignment and technique. 

 

Modifications & alternatives are always given and rest is encouraged whenever needed.   .