why yoga?

“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.” B.K.S. Iyengar


The benefits of yoga for kids

  • Increases fitness, flexibility, strength and balance.
  • Improves coordination and body awareness.
  • Yoga practice develops children's concentration.
  • Introduces a healthy lifestyle.
  • Improves self esteem.
  • Encourages a strong, healthy, positive body image. 
  • Yoga appeals to both sporty and non-sporty children alike, as it is a non-competitive environment.
  • Introduces important concepts about health and wellbeing such as that being healthy is about not only taking care of our bodies, but our minds as well.
  • With regular practice, children learn to manage stress better and are better able to regulate their emotions and calm themselves.
  • Studies have shown that yoga in schools help to reduce instances of problem behaviours.
  • yoga practice has been shown to help reduce depression and anxiety in children.

Yoga classes provide a safe and positive learning environment to gently challenge kids to go beyond their limited perceptions of themselves and their capabilities.


The benefits of yoga for adults of any age

  • Improves flexibility, balance, strength and bone health
  • Perfects your posture and protects your spine
  • Prevents cartilage and joint breakdown and supports your connective tissue
  • Increases your blood flow
  • Drains your lymphs and boosts immunity
  • Ups the heart rate, which when done regularly can lower your risk of heart attack
  • Drops your blood pressure
  • Regulates the adrenal glands
  • Makes you happier
  • Introduces a healthy lifestyle
  • Lowers blood sugar
  • Helps you focus
  • Relaxes your system
  • Maintains the nervous system
  • Releases tension
  • Helps you sleep better
  • Improves lung functionality
  • Increases your self esteem
  • Eases pain
  • Connects you with your higher self
  • Gives you inner strength
  • Builds awareness for transformation
  • Helps keep you drug free
  • Benefits your relationships
  • Helps you serve others
  • Encourages self care