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Yoga & Pilates at La Marina • zarano1
Hatha Yoga and Mat based Pilates starts from 5th September at the La Marina Urb. Social Centre.
For more information call Zara on 603355463 or visit the Town Hall.
Thursday 11.15am-12.30pm Yoga
Thursday 12.30-1.30pm Pilates
Yoga cost 5€ a lesson, or monthly 16€
Pilates cost 4€ drop in, or monthly 12€
Both classes monthly charge of 25€
Pilates is a body conditioning routine that may help build flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance in the legs, abdominal, arms, hips, and back. It puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing, and developing a strong core or center, and improving coordination and balance. Pilates' system allows for different exercises to be modified in range of difficulty from beginning to advanced. Intensity can be increased over time as the body conditions and adapts to the exercises.
Pilates improves muscle tone, balances musculature, supports correct posture, and teaches to move with ease and grace.There is an increasing number of studies which are showing the benefits of Pilates in the rehab population. It is useful for improving balance, lumbar stabilization and flexibility, Lower back pain, and pelvic floor dysfunction.
Literally, the meaning of the word ‘yoga’ is ‘union’, a series of exercises in which to develop harmony between the mind and body, thus creating balance and body awareness.
Yoga is beneficial for:
- General fitness and body awareness
- Building strength
- Increasing flexibility
- Improving balance and posture
- Enhancing concentration, confidence and relaxation
- Ante and post natal fitness
Developed in India more than 5000 years ago, Yoga is becoming more and more popular as people are becoming more educated in the numerous benefits of this particular discipline.
By holding certain poses, Yoga has been designed to keep the internal organs healthy and ease conditions such as back pain and arthritis. Using Yoga can lead to a happy, positive attitude and increase in self esteem.