Yoga is an ancient philosophy that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of yoga are physical postures, breathing and relaxation.

The practice originated in India about 5,000 years ago, and is as relevant to today’s society as it was then, yoga and mindfulness are becoming increasingly recognised as coping strategies for modern life.

The aim of yoga practise is to improve health and well-being by connecting physical movement and postures with the breath. Yoga practice can improve flexibility, strength and support joint health.

In addition to the physical benefits, yoga can also help to de-stress, promote sleep and improve confidence.