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Yoga

Get Involved

Lunchtime Yoga

Monday 25th June

Yoga & Movement Class

Wednesday 20th June

Yoga Classes

Friday 22nd June

Yoga

Thursday 21st June

Sports Yoga

Tuesday 26th June

What is Yoga?

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

The main components of yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing. The practice originated in India about 5,000 years ago, and has been adapted in other countries in a variety of ways. Yoga is now commonplace in leisure centres, health clubs, schools, hospitals and surgeries.

Benefits

Yoga is a safe and effective way to increase physical activity, especially strength, flexibility and balance.

Involvement

It's better to start with a class to learn the poses and breathing techniques correctly. With a DVD, there will be nobody to correct your mistakes, which may lead to injury over time. With some experience of being in a class, a DVD can then be helpful for keeping up practice.

Equipment

Al you need it comfortable clothing and a yoga mat.

Facts

  • On December 11, 2014, The 193-member U.N. General Assembly approved by consensus, a resolution establishing June 21 as 'International Day of Yoga'.

Partners

  • Safeguarding
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Sport England
    Leicester City Council
    Melton Borough Council
  • British Heart Foundation
    County Sport Network
    Rutland County Council
    QUEST
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • Equality Standard
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Loughborough University
    Harborough District Council
    Age UK L&R
  • Charnwood Borough Council
    East Midlands Platform
    Blaby District Council
    Leicestershire County Council

Partners

  • Sport England
    British Heart Foundation
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Harborough District Council
  • Age UK L&R
    Blaby District Council
  • County Sport Network
    North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Rutland County Council
    Loughborough University
  • Safeguarding
    Equality Standard
  • Melton Borough Council
    Leicester City Council
  • QUEST
    East Midlands Platform
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Charnwood Borough Council