Man in yoga pose Hatha Yoga is the perfect activity for anyone who wants to combine getting fitter and more flexible with learning mindfulness and meditation this summer.

It’s very important to take a break from the demands of daily life in order to find the space to focus on yourself to rebalance and find clarity. Hatha Yoga empowers you to do this by going beyond mere physical exercise to unite the mind, body and soul in a way that can ease tension and reduce inflammation, while enhancing overall health and wellbeing. Most people who embark on a Hatha Yoga course notice improvements in both their physical and mental health, with better quality of sleep and an increased sense of calm being common benefits.

All our yoga courses are focussed on teaching you how to stay with your breath during practice as you go through a sequence of postures designed to improve the balance of body and mind as strength and flexibility increases. Our new programme has a choice of options for those who want to continue their practice over the summer period as well as for people who are completely new to yoga.

For our warm Hatha Yoga class, our studio is heated to 28-30 degrees Celsius, which is cooler than the temperatures used in hot yoga classes but warm enough to encourage the muscles to stretch at their optimum level.

To practice Hatha Yoga comfortably women should wear sports tops and bottoms and men should opt for T-shirts and shorts.

Our summer yoga classes with Paul are as follows:

Hatha Yoga for Beginners on Wednesday mornings at 9.15am from 27th June for five weeks, £50.

Warm Hatha Yoga on Thursday evenings at 7pm from 19th July for five weeks, £50.

For more information about Hatha Yoga at Archway Health Hub, please call reception on 01858 410820.