Yoga is an ancient indian science involving and training the body as well as the mind. The Sanskrit word "yoga" means "union", a harmonious interaction between the physical and spiritual in all aspects of life.
In the almost 5000 year old writings, the vedas, yoga was first mentioned in connection with Ayurveda. Yoga was developed to support health and train mental discipline.
The positive effects of a regular yoga practice are vast. From the reduction of stress to strengthening of the muscles, improvement of posture, and self esteem as well as strengthening of the back and the immune system.
During these 70 minutes we let go of space and time and dive into mindfulness and effort. We begin by flowing through some sun salutations, after which we will deepen and explore a wide range of classical asanas, carried by the flow of our breath. We will ease toward the end of the class by practicing some excercises to regulate our breath (pranayama) and then allow ourselves to witness our own mental and physical relaxation in savasana (deep relaxation). Basic Yoga experience is required.