Type of Event
- Community Event
On Blouberg beach opposite Doodles
Its that time again !! Our annual FREE YOGA ON THE BEACH EVENT.
This 75 min yoga extravaganza is suitable for all levels , men and woman , young and old , bring a mat or a beach towel , a bottle of water , and of course your body and open mind.
Yoga is an excellent workout to perform indoors on a mat, but practicing yoga poses (asanas) on the beach is also appealing and has many benefits. So, why try yoga on the beach? I will offer a few good reasons to give it a try if you live near any type of beach.
#1 Performing yoga in the sand strengthens secondary muscles in your feet , hips , knees and shoulder joints says instructor Laurence Milner , co owner and instructor at Chaitanya School of Yoga in Tableview .
#2 It is relaxing to perform yoga on the beach What better way to get the ultimate mind, body experience than by performing yoga on the beach? Imagine listening to the sound of waves, smelling saltwater (for those near the ocean) and feeling the gentle touch of sand. No music is necessary because nature provides it own unique sounds, allowing one to relax while practicing asanas.
#3 Fresh air helps the body The body needs fresh air to receive a stable supply of oxygen. Negative ions are found in fresh air that is near plants and trees, around flowing water and after thunderstorms. Crisp air has many benefits such as building the immune system, improving metabolism and giving one a sense of satisfaction by changing the serotonin levels in the brain.
#4 Sunlight is beneficial to the body Being in the sunlight is beneficial to the body Sunlight helps by decreasing the chances of one obtaining cancer because it helps the body make vitamin D. The light from the sun is also helpful to those with SAD (seasonal affective disorder). There are also studies that prove high levels of vitamin D can decrease the risk of one getting multiple sclerosis (MS).
Schedule – Warming up , Pranayama ( breathing ) , asanas ( posture holding ) , a little flow ( Vinyasa ) , relaxation and to end off , a small meditation .
Place – On the beach opposite Doodles
Day and Date – Saturday 24 January from 9 am to 10.30 am
Cost – FREE FREE FREE