Master the art of combining both physical and mental exercises to relax the mind, and improve posture, strength and flexibility.
Yoga classes at our Edinburgh health and fitness club include Hatha, Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga techniques, perfectly choreographed to tone the body, relax muscles and perfect your posture.
Members at Village Gym Edinburgh love the variety of yoga techniques used in our classes...
Hatha yoga focusses on smooth movements and breathing exercises, a great choice for yoga beginners
Vinyasa yoga is a faster paced class, for a more challenging workout that's suitable for all fitness levels.
Ashtanga yoga is designed for the yoga pros, and those who are ready to push their bodies that much further!
The variety of low impact techniques used in our yoga class make it a great group workout for all fitness abilities.
Many of our more senior members at Village Gym Edinburgh love their yoga sessions, thanks to the low intensity of movements and ease on the joints.
Yoga is a great choice for members who love the motivation they get from group exercise, and enjoy a more spiritual approach to their workouts.
Yoga classes are all about moving gracefully, so you'll want to wear something that allows your body to manouvre where it needs to go. We've outlined a few tips on the perfect workout wardrobe to ensure you hit our Edinburgh yoga studio dressed for the occasion.
Our yoga classes at Village Gym Edinburgh are made up of a variety of classic yoga techniques, for a full body workout focussed on flexibility, posture and strength.
Our Hatha yoga class concentrates on smooth, perfectly balanced movements. We'll be moving through positions slowly, holding poses for set lengths of time to improve 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.
Vinyasa yoga is a faster, more upbeat fitness class, great for anyone who loves to throw shapes! A pumping playlist, expertly choreographed moves and a focus on breathing to help you find your flow.
Our Vinyasa yoga class is great for beginners, or those with yoga experience, looking for a bigger challenge.
Vinyasa yoga will get your heart pumping, perfect for cardio fans!
Turn the tunes up, and challenge your body with key poses, as you move in time with your breath.
Yogi Level: All. From beginners keen to learn the basics, through to advanced members who want to tone the body.
Benefits: Improve your core strength, flexibility, tone the abs and upper body, reduce high blood pressure.
Our Ashtanga yoga class is designed for yoga lovers who want a little more excitement in their workout.
Centred on building core strength and toning the body, we'll begin with sun salutations before moving onto a range of postures, a full body toning session and finally, a period of relaxation. 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 workout, with plenty of swift movements that will increase your heart rate. It's a great fitness class for stress relief, weight loss and increasing flexibility.
Yogi Level: Advanced. Physically fit members ready to mix up their workout.
Benefits: Relieve stress, improve coordination and kickstart metabolism for aiding weight loss.
Yes, regular attendance of our Edinburgh yoga classes will help to increase strength in your back and abdominal muscles. Both of these muscles are crucial for maintainig good posture and aligning the spine.
The stronger your core is, the better your posture and the less pressure on your back.
Our Edinburgh members find that their lower back pain has been significantly reduced since attending regular yoga classes.
Yes. The combination of yoga stretches, controlled breathing and relaxation are designed to work the body, whilst also relaxing the mind.
Yoga can help reduce stress, lower blood pressure and lower your heart rate.
After your yoga class at Village Gym Edinburgh, you should find that you sleep better, further reducing your stress levels. There's nothing like a great night's sleep!
You'll get a lot more from your Edinburgh yoga class than just a fun group workout! Yoga comes with a number of great health benefits too...
Attending regular yoga classes 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 Edinburgh yoga class, you'll move your body through it's full range of motion, encouraging mobility and easing pressure on the joints. The gentle stretching helps to relieve muscle tension. This makes it an ideal fitness class for members with lower 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 option for those recovering from muscle imbalances or injuries. The slow movements we use in our yoga class prevent the body from moving too quickly, whilst allowing your core muscles to be worked.
Our Yoga classes are a great way to work on your physical co-ordination, improve your balance and build core strength.
The breathing techniques in our yoga class can help to increase lung capacity and improve your air circulation. You'll find you sleep much better and get to sleep much faster.
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 Edinburgh...
Warm up before your yoga 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 your yoga class, or as a workout in itself. Afterwards, chill out in the whirlpool, steam room and sauna.
Aside from yoga, Village Gym Edinburgh offers a number of holistic fitness classes including Pilates, BodyBalance, Barre and Tai Chi.
With 40 spin bikes, Village Gym Edinburgh provides the perfect setting for your instructor-led or virtual spinning class, with shorter classes also available for those limited on time.
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
Yoga bunnies unite! When it comes to socialising, our Edinburgh members have got it covered. Wind down after your yoga class with something chilled in the Village Pub, grab a light bite in the restaurant or make those weekend plans over a Starbucks.
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