Class Descriptions

Beginners Yoga

Learn the basics of yoga with this slow paced class.  You will practice basic postures and synchronise your movement with breath.

 

The class is demonstrated and verbally instructed by the teacher.

This class is perfect for beginners or someone looking for a gentle class.

BEGINNER FRIENDLY

Hatha Flow

Hatha yoga brings about equilibrium by balancing the mind and body.  This class synchronises movement with breath to flow through basic to more challenging postures.

 

There is a focus on proper alignment to increase the effectiveness of the postures and the use of breath to calm the nervous system.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS

Yoga for a Happy Back

Improve and regain suppleness of your spine and strengthen your core with this gentle class.

This class is not a cure for serious spine injuries or for people in a lot of pain.  If you have any concerns, please contact the studio ahead of booking.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS +

BEGINNER FRIENDLY

Soulful Yoga

A nourishing and enriching class that brings you back to your heart's desires and your intuitive self. 

A class for those who wish to step away from the noise of their world and step into a space of mindful movement and peace of mind.

OPEN TO AL LEVELS +

BEGINNER FRIENDLY

Hatha Yoga

This class helps to realign physical imbalances, strengthen and connect the core, balance and deepen the breath to relieve overload and stress.

Good for people who are feeling out of sync, over-loaded and need time to draw back together.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS +

BEGINNER FRIENDLY

Kundalini Yoga

This class uses postures, Pranayama, (breathing exercises), mantra, (chanting) and meditation to break through energetic blocks in the mind, body and spirit.

Removing energetic blocks brings about balance, connectivity and grounding.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS

Chakra Yoga

This class helps to realign physical imbalances, strengthen and connect the core, balance and deepen the breath to relieve overload and stress.

Good for people who are feeling out of sync, over-loaded and need time to draw back together.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS

Pregnancy Yoga

This class has gentle stretching and strengthening to help you adapt and make space for the to the changes in your body. There are also breathing exercises and a long relaxation at the end. 

Suitable from 12 weeks up until full term.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS +

BEGINNER FRIENDLY

Postnatal Yoga

Reconnect to your body after pregnancy. Babies chillout at the end of the mat as you are guided through gentle and safe exercises to strengthen pelvic floor and abdominal muscles and stretch out shoulders and lower backs.

Suitable from 6 weeks after birth or 8 weeks after caesarean birth.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS +

BEGINNERS FRIENDLY

Mindfulness Meditation

Your mind is a muscle that needs exercise to improve focus and release bad habits. Mindfulness meditation gives you the tools to be fully present in the here and now.

'Living in the moment' reduces stress by making your mind calmer and quieter.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS +

BEGINNER FRIENDLY

Yin Yoga

Yin yoga is the antidote to yang, (dynamic and active) yoga practices. In a yin class, you move slowly through passive, long held postures.

 

Yin yoga mostly works the lower part of the body; stretching and strengthening the connective tissues.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS

Chair Yoga

Gentle stretching and strengthening from the comfort of your chair.

These classes are at The UNACC, next to South Norwood Lake and cost £3, (paid in cash on arrival).  All ages are welcome.

More details on The UNACC website.

BEGINNER FRIENDLY

Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga yoga is a set sequence of postures that are practiced in order, combining movement with breath.

 

The primary Ashtanga series, (there are 6 series in total), builds strength and flexibility in the body, aligns the body and calms the nervous system.

The class will focus on different parts of the sequence each week.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS

Community Yoga

Our community yoga class is donation based so that financial constraints don't prevent people from practising yoga.

 

The recommended donation is £5, paid for and booked online. There are a limited number of free spaces available on a first come first served basis for people dropping in. After the cost of the class is covered, the remaining money is donated to a local charity.

 

The style of the class is Sivananda Yoga which is a form of Hatha. You can expect breathing exercises, standing, seated and lying postures, meditation and relaxation.

OPEN TO ALL LEVELS +

BEGINNER FRIENDLY

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South Norwood,

London,

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