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Beginner Yoga & Pilates Classes
Breathing Place Yoga is a peaceful, relaxing sanctuary where you will feel welcome as a yoga or Pilates beginner. You can learn more about the different styles of yoga taught at our yoga studio by exploring class descriptions. All these beginner yoga classes we recommend for a beginner new to yoga. Visit our yoga for beginners guide to help you feel more confident before your first yoga class. Book your yoga class by clicking into the yoga classes below.
Hatha Yoga – Beginners
Hatha Yoga Studio Class5 Week Beginner's Hatha Yoga Course: 09.30am, Friday 4th December 2020 (No class 25 Dec or 1 Jan) Beginners Level Hatha yoga class, suitable for beginners to yoga or coming back to yoga after a break. In this Beginner's Hatha Yoga course you will learn the basics of Hatha yoga asana (postures), breathing techniques and how to relax and restore from the challenges of daily life. First-time students are welcome in this traditional hatha yoga class. A slower paced yoga class, Hatha yoga incorporates breathing exercises and meditation to call the mind and focuses on proper alignment and form to support your body. Students will experience a comprehensive, balanced yoga class with expert guided instruction throughout the class. You will leave this Hatha Yoga class feeling more relaxed and balanced. In the event of a Covid-19 lockdown, Hatha Yoga classes will be delivered online via Zoom.
Hips, Core and Pelvic Floor Somatic Workshop
Have you ever thought “if only I was stronger in my core I…” or you heard the words “engage your pelvic floor” or “use your core” but don't really know what that means?
Whether you’re looking to boost your core strength, improve posture or better understand the Hips, Core and Pelvic Floor connection this Somatic workshop is for you. Through gentle Somatic Movement and Feldenkrais sequences you will explore practical and therapeutic ways to develop better control and more functional strength without overworking muscles. Both men and women can learn how to contract and relax the pelvic floor and core muscles helping to understand, how when balanced they form the base, support and strength for your spine, torso and all your organs. In addition, with this increased awareness and sensation you can address incontinence, alleviate pain (especially in the back, pelvis and hips), assist childbirth and facilitate ease in many functional activities like lifting heavy objects so you feel more comfort in all kinds of day-to-day and athletic movements!The workshop is lead by Deirdre Mullins, our fully qualified Somatic Exercise Coach, Clinical Somatic Educator and Yoga teacher, who since 2013 has been passionately exploring Somatic movement, leading Somatic workshops and working with clients through Somatic Movement and Yoga. You will leave this 2-hour workshop with less pain and tension, feeling balanced in your body and mind. No experience necessary, both men and women are welcome.