Gentle Hatha Yoga
Gentle or slow movement yoga, is designed to be accessible to anyone, irrespective of any limitation. It combines both stationary and movement based poses, aimed at gentle stretching, gradual strengthening and improved balance. Focus is on slower movement, linked with the breath, encouraging "mindfulness" during the practice.
My classes are suitable for beginners, the more experienced and people suffering chronic health conditions, such as osteoporosis, arthritis, as well as lower back pain, anxiety, stress, high blood pressure and inflammation.
As we age, greater importance and emphasis needs to be on improving our overall health and wellbeing - physically, emotionally, mentally & spiritually.
Class numbers are smaller, with greater emphasis on individual attention and guidance.
Advanced Diploma qualified Hatha Yoga Teacher
Certificates in Chair, Seniors & Restorative Yoga
My journey into yoga commenced many years ago, after dealing with a major life change and uncertain future. I have always been very interested in a healthy lifestyle, and found practicing regular yoga brought me a wonderful sense of calm and inner peace, as well as greatly improving my physical and mental health. This is what I try to bring into each and every class, whilst getting great satisfaction in seeing my students reaching their own potential and growth.
Yoga is for everyone - any age!
What is Slow Movement Yoga?
As a yoga teacher, my aim is to offer a more conscious and mindful yoga practice, free from any kind of performance pressure, with emphasis on developing body awareness, proper alignment and the ability to relax.
Slow movement yoga benefits include:
Builds greater overall strength (compared to moving quickly)
Honours your breath
Balances the nervous system & focus on the mind
Decreases the risk of injuries & deepens your practice
Allows people suffering a health condition to feel comfortable & safe
Helps to "savour the journey"
Offering a COVID SAFE environment!
Weekly classes available every Monday & Thursday.
Monday 9:00am - 9:45am
YOGA FOR GOLF
At the Barwon Valley Golf Club
Class Fee $10 members, $15 non-members - payable at the club
Please call the Pro Shop on 03 5243 5443 to book
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Thursday 11.30am - 12.30pm
SLOW MOVEMENT YOGA
Class duration 1 hour - please arrive 5-10 mins before.
Class fee $15 - payable by bank transfer (details below) or cash with prior notification.
Name: Lesley Binks | BSB: 633-000 | ACC: 150788040
(Please ref your name and date of class)
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Class numbers are limited to 10 max, so bookings are required.
Yoga mats, bolsters, blocks, straps & blankets will be available.
BUT bring your own if preferred.
Thursday classes will be held the Highton Hub, 257 Roslyn Road, Highton, 3216.