Beginners Yoga

This is an ideal class to join if you are new to yoga or are looking for a more gentle class. You will be guided through the asanas (postures) in a slow and mindful way, with a focus on healthy alignment, breathing techniques and relaxation.

Duration: 60 mins

Intensity: Low

Impact: Low Impact

What is Beginners Yoga?

This slow and mindful yoga practice is Ideal for beginners and advanced students alike.

The first half of the class focuses on stretching, moving the body in a slow, gentle and mindful way and linking breath and movement together. The second half focuses on restorative postures where the body is fully supported with the use of props and blankets. This invaluable yoga practice allows us to access deep relaxation and help calm the nervous system, supporting overall health and physical well-being.

Benefits of Beginners Yoga:

  • Increased flexibility

  • Increased relaxation

  • Help to relieve stress

  • Improve respiration

  • Improve balance and coordination

  • Help to improve sleep

What do I need to bring?

All equipment and drinking water is provided but should you wish to bring your own water bottle a water filter machine is available for refills. Please help us to protect the environment by not using single use plastic bottles.

Please wear grip Pilates socks and comfortable clothes (no belts or zips please as they can make some exercises uncomfortable and damage our mats!).

Make sure the clothes you wear are not too baggy, however, as we need to look at your form.

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As with all fitness and exercise programmes, when doing exercise you need to use your common sense. To reduce and avoid injury, you will want to check with your doctor before beginning any fitness programme. By performing any fitness exercises without supervision, you are performing them at your own risk. Space Fitness and Wellbeing will not be responsible or liable for any injury or harm you sustain as a result of this fitness programme, DVD, online fitness video or information shared on our website. This includes emails, videos and text.

It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure: 

  • there is sufficient space to perform the exercises safely and move freely without obstacles or obstructions, free from furniture, equipment and other hazards – a minimum of four square metres per person.

  • any equipment is safe and in a suitable condition for the activity being performed.

  • the surrounding floor space is entirely clear to remove any hazards that may increase the risk of slips, trips or falls.

  • there are no distractions throughout the duration of the session.

  • there is sufficient heating, lighting, ventilation and hydration.

Space Fitness and Wellbeing

Moor Cottage Studio | Moor Road | Burley Woodhead | Ilkley | LS29 7BE

Tel: 07971 988 401 |


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