Adding a regular yoga practice into your week offers an invaluable addition to your training programme
Whatever your choice of sport, yoga can help in improving your mental focus, respiratory capacity, flexibility and strength.
Professional athletes are now turning towards yoga to enhance their physical performance, prevent injuries and extend their careers.
However you dont have to participate in a sport to reap the endless benefits of yoga- so whether you are looking for a stand-alone activity to improve your overall health and well being, or you are after a cross-training programme to benefit your chosen sport then Optimal Movement Yoga Classes are for you.
- Improve overall flexibility and mobility whilst increasing balance and agility
- Build strength and stamina whilst aiding recovery and injury prevention
- Reduce daily aches and pains by forming optimal alignment
- Improve posture, blood flow and tissue health
- Promote better diaphragmatic breathing, lung efficiency and digestion
- Stimulates parasympathetic nervous system- reducing blood pressure, heart rate, stress and anxiety
Yoga for Sport
Yoga is particularly beneficial for anyone participating in sports. The movements involved in any sports can be very repetitive, contributing to tension in specific areas and overuse injuries. Doing a regular yoga practice can help to keep your body more balanced and aligned.
Yoga for Rehab
Give your body and mind time to relax and unwind.
Press pause on your busy day and take some much needed time out, to move your body and calm your mind.
Intro to Yoga
Speed up recovery from everyday life, training, and injuries.
We all get aches and pains from time to time, it’s easy to except these as part of life (and getting older). This doesn’t have to be the case, our remedial yoga sessions will keep you feeling revived and ready to take on the world.
Yin yoga is a great way to improve your overall health and well-being. It is a gentle practice that can be enjoyed by people of all fitness levels. If you are looking for a way to improve your flexibility, reduce stress, and boost your overall health, yin yoga is a great option.
Some of the benefits of a regular Yin Yoga practice include:
- Increased energy levels
- Improved sleep quality
- Reduced pain
- Improved circulation
- Enhanced mood
- Improved focus and concentration
- Increased self-awareness
- Deeper connection to the body
- Promotes overall well-being
Yoga for Runners (6 Week Block)8 Person Class
Repeating every Wednesday at 6.00pm for 6 weeks (£50)
Sessions will focus on runners ‘hotspots’ to help keep the body healthy and functioning well, so that you can continue running for years to come.
We will lengthen tight restricted areas, build strength in the more vulnerable areas, and improve core stability.
Our Yoga for Runners classes will help you to maintain a stable pelvis, strong muscles and mobile joints- essential for efficient running and good technique.
Classes are suitable and beneficial for runners of all levels and abilities. No Yoga experience needed.
Sessions are led by Sally, our 200hr Yoga Alliance certified Yoga Teacher, UK Athletics Leadership in Running Fitness Instructor and lifelong runner. Sally has been bringing Yoga to athletes of all levels (from former GB athletes to complete beginners) for the past 3 years.
Yin Yoga (6 Week Block)8 Person Class
A 60 minute class repeating every Wednesday OR Thursday at 8.00pm for 6 weeks (£60)
Yin Yoga is a slow-paced, meditative practice that focuses on holding postures for longer periods of time. It is a great way to improve flexibility, release tension, and reduce stress.
This 6-week block of Yin Yoga is perfect for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Each class will focus on a different set of poses, and you will learn how to modify each pose to fit your individual needs.
In addition to the physical benefits of Yin Yoga, you will also experience a sense of peace and calm as you focus on your breath and connect with your body.
By the end of the 6-week block, you will feel more flexible, relaxed, and at ease. You will also have a deeper understanding of Yin Yoga and how it can benefit your overall health and well-being.
Sign up today and start your journey to a healthier, happier you!
Sessions are led by Mirren, our Yin Yoga Teacher.
1-to-1 Yoga SessionEmstrey House South, Shrewsbury Business Park, SY2 6LG
£65 per 75min session
We will start by discussing your needs/areas of concern before moving through a series of ROM tests to quickly identify problem areas within the body (where muscles have become too short to allow a joint to move through it’s full range).
Following on from this, Sally will guide you through a variety of stand alone yoga exercises to find the ones that work best for you and your body. These stretches will target the restricted areas, to help restore your body back into balance and reduce your future risk of injury.
£48 per 50min session
Follow on sessions will be tailored to meet your specific needs with an emphasis on returning your body back to optimal alignment.
You will be able to move at your own pace and within your own comfort zone, focusing on what’s important to you.
You will begin to develop strength, stability and flexibility where it is most needed, restoring the body and the mind back into balance.
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