What is Yoga?
Yoga poses are great to strengthen and relax the body and is all about harmonizing the body with the mind and breath through the means of various breathing exercises, yoga poses (asanas) and meditation.
Breathing exercises or pranayams are a central part of yoga and help calm the mind. Prana means breath or life force energy. Yama means to house or store. Thus, pranayama is the art of building up and storing our life force energy. Breathing techniques also prepare us for a deeper experience of meditation.
Different categories of Yoga poses (asanas) includes standing poses, sitting poses, asanas lying on the back, on the stomach and others. These affect and strengthen different parts and organs of the body.
New Dawn Yoga is suitable for all ages and all levels (beginners to advanced) and is a traditional style of Yoga, incorporating a combination of creative flowing sequences, to give a modern feel, piecing it together effortlessly. Yoga classes have different variations for you try, so you can get the most out of your asana practice. In each class, our teacher will share their knowledge of poses and their benefits (including chakras and meridians), having an important focus on the breath and also on meditation; so your body, your mind & your spirit will thank you.”