Dru Yoga in the Garden
Being outside can enhance our yoga by helping us to focus awareness, breathe deeply and practice stillness. Many yoga sequences and asanas reflect nature such as the sun sequence, tree, cobra and so on. Practising outside naturally increases their intensity.
Some benefits: Practising on uneven ground builds up muscles as your body needs to work harder to balance and align. Spending time in nature is proven as a consistent remedy for some mental illnesses. Contact of bare skin with earth has been shown to reduce inflammation and stress according to authors of ‘Earthing: the most important health discovery ever.’ Studies have shown that spending several hours in nature can increase immunity and lower the stress hormone cortisol.
With all these benefits it is worth experiencing it for yourself! Dru Yoga sessions every Monday during the months of June, July and August – weather permitting. 6.30pm – 7.45pm £4 per class, no booking required. Please bring along a mat and blanket and dress appropriate to the weather. Venue: Naworth House, York Road, Green Hammerton, York Y026 8BN
THIS SESSION REPLACES THE MONDAY CLASS AT 8pm AT GREEN HAMMERTON VILLAGE HALL
We are surrounded by things that are able to help us, to heal us, to energise us, to give us strength in times of weakness – all you need to do is ask.