Yoga in Colchester, Essex

The Essex Golf & Country Club offers various Yoga classes and serves the area and surrounds of Colchester and Braintree.   The Yoga classes in Colchester are included in the price of your Health & Fitness Membership. 

What is Yoga?

Yoga originated about 5,000 years ago in India.  Yoga has been adopted in other countries in a variety of ways. Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing and flexibility. The main components of Yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.

What are the health benefits of Yoga classes?

•    Increase in Balance
•    Increase in Strength
•    Increase in Flexibility

There is some evidence to suggest that Yoga can help reduce high blood pressure, aches and pains, including low back pain, depression and stress and heart disease.

Yoga is popular with people with arthritis for its gentle way of promoting flexibility and strength. Some research suggests that Yoga can reduce pain and mobility problems in people with knee osteoarthritis.

Who can do Yoga?

Yoga is a form of exercise that can be enjoyed from childhood to your advanced years.
Each Yoga style has slight differences in sequences but each form can be suitable for all fitness levels.  

What style of Yoga should I do?

There are many different styles of Yoga, such as Ashtanga, Iyengar and Dru.  Some styles are more vigorous than others. Some have a different area of emphasis, such as posture or breathing.  No one style is necessarily better than any other. The key is to choose a class appropriate to your fitness level and your own personal preference.


Yoga in Essex

Join a Yoga class today to experience the health benefits.   Fill in our Enquiry Form so we can tailor a perfect fit for all your Health and Fitness Needs. Alternatively, click the link on the right to enquire.