Yoga in Witham, Essex

Benton Hall Golf & Country Club offers various Yoga classes and serves the area and surrounds of Chelmsford and Colchester.   The Yoga classes in Witham are included in the price of your Health & Fitness Membership. 




Where did Yoga originate?

Yoga originated in India about 5,000 years ago, and has been adopted in other countries in a variety of ways. Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost your physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of Yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.

What are the health benefits of Yoga classes?

•    Increase in Flexibility
•    Increase in Balance
•    Increase in your Strength

There is some evidence to suggest that it helps to reduce high blood pressure, heart disease, back pain, depression and stress.

Yoga is popular with those who suffer from arthritis because of its gentle way of promoting flexibility and strength. Some research suggests that Yoga can reduce pain and mobility problems in people with knee osteoarthritis.

Who can do Yoga?

Yoga is a form of exercise that can be enjoyed from childhood to your advanced years.
Each style has slight differences in sequences and principles but each form can be suitable for all fitness levels.  

What style of Yoga should I do?

There are many different styles of Yoga, such as Ashtanga, Iyengar and Dru.  Certain styles are more vigorous than others with emphasis on different areas.   Many teachers develop their own practice and study more than one style. No style is necessarily better than any other. The key is to choose a class appropriate to your fitness level and your personal preference.


Yoga in Witham

Join a Yoga class today to experience the health benefits.   Fill in our Enquiry Form so we can tailor a perfect fit for all your Health and Fitness Needs. Alternatively, click the link on the right to enquire.