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Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

An Overview of Yoga

The main components of yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing. The practice originated in India about 5,000 years ago, and has been adapted in other countries in a variety of ways. Yoga is now commonplace in leisure centres, health clubs, schools, hospitals and surgeries.

Benefits

Yoga is a safe and effective way to increase physical activity, especially strength, flexibility and balance.

Involvement

It's better to start with a class to learn the poses and breathing techniques correctly. With a DVD, there will be nobody to correct your mistakes, which may lead to injury over time. With some experience of being in a class, a DVD can then be helpful for keeping up practice.

Equipment

Al you need it comfortable clothing and a yoga mat.

Facts

  • On December 11, 2014, The 193-member U.N. General Assembly approved by consensus, a resolution establishing June 21 as 'International Day of Yoga'.

Find Yoga Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Better York

Better York Partnership. Delivering Leisure Centre services in York.

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Tatty Bumpkins (Toddler Yoga )

For days and times of classes please contact club. Based on yoga, these classes are aimed at children aged about 2-6 years.

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Bradford Lishi Yoga (Thursdays )

An alternative way to feel energised, find inner peace and learn an ancient philosophy for life��. ��..that works! Find your path....Discover your chi energy....and start feeling fitter, healthier and more confident with Lishi Tai

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Bradford Lishi Yoga

An alternative way to feel energised, find inner peace and learn an ancient philosophy for life��. ��..that works! Find your path....Discover your chi energy....and start feeling fitter, healthier and more confident with Lishi Tai

Featherstone Rovers Foundation

Provider of services across the Wakefield District & further afield for projects that fit within our 5 areas of delivery: Education, Physical Activity, Social Inclusion, Health & Heritage

Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University offers a comprehensive Coach Education Programme and also offers it's students a fantastic Volunteer programme; which works alongside local community based organisations, companies and schools in line with offering their students

Woodfield Squash and Leisure Club

Squash Club, Squash Training, Leisure Club, Community sports club, Boxing club, Gym, fitness Centre, sports bar and function room, sports cafe, ladies squash, yoga, Pilates, spinning, physio

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