Lunchtime Yoga for Wellbeing
Work at a desk? Here’s why you should practice Yoga!!! Research shows us sitting for prolonged periods can have negative effect on health and is often uncomfortable. Sitting over a keyboard for hours can contribute to tightness in the hips and legs, in addition to neck, shoulder and back pain in upper body. This short Yoga class is not only aimed at promoting flexibility, it will help to work on areas of tension and identify and correct imbalances. Also good for your mental health, it can help to calm the mind, improve stress and anxiety levels and enhance mood. So… take that lunch break and join us and feel the benefits!

A 2018 survey found that majority (81%) of UK office workers spent between 4-9 hours a day sitting at their desks this can be uncomfortable with this position putting strain on their upper body, shoulders and arms. Sitting over a keyboard for hours can contribute to tightness in the hips and legs, in addition to neck shoulder and back pain. This position can also exacerbate poor posture /alignment of the spine. This short class is aimed at promoting flexibility helping you to identify and work on areas of tension and start to notice and correct imbalances.
Taking this short time out can also help calm the mind and slowing racing thought patterns, has a positive affect on stress and anxiety improving mood. Yoga is a holistic healthy and accessible way to address and help improve short/long term health problems.

Through the sessions you will identify and work on areas of tension in the body, correct posture and alignment. Use breath/relaxation to calm and focus the mind.
Prosp User 3
This course is suitable for all levels, people with no experience of Yoga, however, a general level of health & fitness is desirable. Prosp User 4
Please make sure you have completed and returned the online Health questionnaire form prior to attending the online session. It is important that your tutor should be aware of any health problems or difficulties that you suffer from and they may, if they feel it appropriate contact you before your first class to discuss this with you. Please also let the tutor know if there are any changes week by week. You will also need to be able to access the zoom app on the device you are using. You will be sent a link with joining instructions via email prior to the start of the class .You need to click the link to access the class .It is advisable to sign into zoom 5 mins before the session starts, you will then be admitted into a waiting room until the instructor is ready .
Before starting any exercise programme it's advisable to seek advice from your GP or a health professional if you have any health concerns, such as a health condition or an injury. As we are not qualified healthcare professionals, by participating in one of our online courses you agree to take full responsibility for your own health, wellbeing and safety.
Prosp User 6
12:30 - 13:10
1.00 hrs per wk
9 weeks