Bringing together physical and mental exercises to relax the mind, our yoga class will help to improve posture, strength and flexibility.
Yoga classes at our Aberdeen health and fitness club include yoga techniques such as Hatha, Vinyasa and Ashtanga. Led by an expert yoga instructor, our classes are designed to tone the body, relax the muscles and perfect your posture.
The yoga bunnies at Village Gym Aberdeen have access to three types of yoga class...
Hatha yoga, focussing on gently movements and breathing exercises, a great option for yoga beginners
Vinyasa yoga, a faster fitness class, offering a more challenging workout, suitable for all fitness levels.
Ashtanga yoga, one for the yoga pros, or anyone ready to push their bodies that bit further!
The variety of low intensity techniques used in our Aberdeen yoga class mean that it really is suitable for anyone, even yoga newbies!
Many of our more senior members at Village Gym Aberdeen love their yoga classes, thanks to the low impact on the joints.
Yoga is a great choice for anyone who thrives on the motivation they get from a group workout, and enjoys a slower pace to get their fitness kicks.
Our Yoga classes are full of graceful movements and glides. So, we advise wearing something that allows your body to move where it needs to go. We've outlined a few tips on the perfect workout wear, to ensure you hit our Aberdeen yoga studio dressed for the occasion.
Our yoga workouts at Village Gym Aberdeen consist of a variety of classic yoga styles, for a full body workout to improve flexibility, posture and strength.
Our Hatha yoga class is all about smooth, well-balanced movements. We'll transition through positions slowly, holding poses for certain lengths of time to work on your balance. A number of breathing exercises will help to bring calm to the mind and body as you move. Our hatha yoga class is a great way to relieve stress.
Yogi Level: Beginners keen to learn basic poses.
Benefits: De-stress, full body toning, improved breathing.
Offering a faster, more upbeat workout, our Vinyasa yoga class is set to a pumping playlist, expertly choreographed moves and a focus on breathing to help you find your flow.
Our Vinyasa yoga class is perfect for both beginners, or seasoned yogis who are ready for a bigger challenge.
Vinyasa yoga will get your heart pumping plenty, perfect for cardio fanatics!
Turn the tunes up, and push your body with poses, as you move in time with your breathing.
Yogi Level: Everyone welcome. From beginners who want to learn the basics, through to advanced members who want a fresher challenge.
Benefits: Improve your core strength, flexibility, tone the abs and upper body, reduce high blood pressure.
Our Ashtanga yoga class is perfect for yoga lovers who want to add a little more fun into their workout.
We'll be building core strength and toning the body, performing sun salutations and a range of postures, for a full body toning session. This is an upbeat class once it gets underway, so be ready to sweat and push your physical limits!
Ashtanga Yoga is a great alternative to your usual workfitness regime, with lots of movements that will get your heart beating. It's a great fitness class for stress relief, weight loss and improving flexibility.
Yogi Level: Advanced yogis. Or physically fit members ready to shake up their workout.
Benefits: Relieve stress, improve coordination and kickstart metabolism to help with weight loss.
During a 30 minute yoga class, expect to burn around 150 calories on average.
Though, the harder you work, the better the burn! Increase the duration of your yoga session to burn more calories or hit the gym after your class for a little cardio for maximum calorie burn.
There is evidence of the mental health benefits of yoga.
Our yoga classes are designed to relieve stress, reduce muscle tension and improve inflammation, all leading to a happier, more relaxed state of mind.
Yoga can also sharpen your attention and concentration levels, and calm the nervous system, so it's a great natural treatment for depression or anxiety.
You'll get a lot more from your Aberdeen yoga class than just a fun workout! Our Yoga class comes with a number of great health benefits too...
Speed Up Circulation
Attending our yoga classes regularly can help to improve your circulation and decrease blood pressure.
Get your heart pumping, whilst working key muscle groups to help speed up sluggish digestion.
Throughout our Aberdeen yoga class, you'll push your body through it's full range of motion, encouraging mobility and easing pressure on the joints. This gentle stretching helps to relieve muscle tension, so it's ideal for members with low back pain or stiff joints.
Improved blood circulation, relaxation of the muscles and a focus on breathing all come together to soothe the nervous system. A great fitness class for reducing stress, anxiety and fatigue.
Using controlled movements to stretch the spine will help to relieve pressure on the neck and improve posture. Plus, great posture helps you to look taller and slimmer!
Low impact yoga classes are a great way to help treat muscle imbalances or injuries. The slow movements we use in our yoga class prevent you from moving too quickly, whilst still allowing your core muscles to be exercised.
Our Yoga classes are a great way to work on your co-ordination, balance and build core strength.
The breathing techniques in our yoga class will help to increase lung capacity and air circulation. You'll breathe better, speak more clearly and sleep better too!
If you love yoga, you'll love BodyBalance by Les Mills. This yoga based fitness class will help to increase your body's flexibility and core strength.
Raise the Barre
Our Barre fitness class, by Les Mills, is a great choice for all fitness and flexibility levels.
Using classic ballet positions along with high repetitions of barre movements using very light weights, our Barre workout can help to improve posture and tone your body.
The benefits of a Yoga class
The health benefits of a holistic class go way further than just toning and strengthening the body.
Take a look at the other wellness-boosting effects you'll get from a yoga class...
Of course, we offer much more than Yoga! A look at our fitness facilities in Aberdeen...
Warm up before your Pilates class with the latest, state-of-the-art cardio and resistance equipment as well as spacious free weight and stretching areas.
Our 20m heated pool is perfect for a cool down after a hard workout, or a workout in itself. Afterwards, chill out in the spa pool, steam room or sauna.
Aside from yoga, we offer a vast selection of fitness classes, from Aqua to Zumba and everything in between. Find your perfect fit at Village Gym Aberdeen.
With 40 spin bikes, our gym in Aberdeen provides the perfect setting for your instructor-led or Virtual spinning class. Classes include Les Mills RPM and Village Spin.
Track your progress with the latest Technogym equipment and receive personalised training routines and motivation while working out to your own music.
Our Social Scene
Make those all-important weekend plans with friends over a light bite in the restaurant, a saintly salad in the bar or a smoothie in Starbucks. The perfect way to wind down after your pilates class and enjoy our member's social scene.