Introduction to Hatha-Yoga

Introduction to Hatha-Yoga

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Teacher: Claire Bélanger B. Ed., RYT 200
Cost: $48 for 4 sessions plus 1 complimentary class
Mondays 530-645pm and 7-815pm
Complimentary class: Monday Jan.28th, 2012
Feb. 4/11/18/25, 2013
Location: Main Room, 
Dynamis Health Centre
95 Torbay Road.
Please bring a Yoga mat!

Contact Claire Belanger for more information/ to registered.
Call 730.0862

These Hatha-Yoga classes will comfortably introduce you to Yoga postures (asana) and breathing techniques (pranayama). The flow will be gentle as a variety of sequences are instructed throughout a 4-Week session.

A little more on Hatha-Yoga…

Hatha-Yoga (pronounced Hat-ha),  is  considered a path of bodily transformation. This branch of Yoga includes postures (asana) and breathing practices (pranayama) such as:

Some benefits of practicing Hatha-Yoga…

It can:

  • help stretch and strengthen the body,
  • open the  chest muscles,
  • align the spine,
  • improve posture,
  • build mental focus,
  • stimulate digestion,
  • stimulate circulation,
  • stimulate the mind,
  • relieve symptoms of sciatica,
  • increase stamina,
  • build focus and willpower,
  • relieve backaches,
  • build endurance,
  • improve balance,
  • cultivate steadiness,
  • reduce stress and anxiety,
  • calm the mind

Yoga also denotes a spiritual practice. Hatha-Yoga is a branch or type descending from Hindu Yoga,  one of the 3 major forms or traditions of Yoga, which also includes Buddhist and Jaina Yoga. Other branches include : Raja, Jnana, Bhakti, Karma, and Tantra.

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