Adding a regular yoga practice into your week offers an invaluable addition to your training programme

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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

    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

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