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Yoga for Athletes Workshop
Sat 15 October 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time
Calling all workout enthusiasts and athletes!
We are holding a free Yoga workshop focused on strength building, releasing muscle tightness, breath work, and restorative poses for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Here are 5 ways athlete-focused yoga can complement your training:
1. Strength and Stamina Improvement
Yoga practice builds strength evenly in the muscles, joints, and ligaments, so you will strengthen supporting and underutilized muscles. Overall, The physical and mental practice of yoga leads to increased range of motion, body control, muscular symmetry, energy levels, and overall strength and flexibility.
2. Injury Prevention
Aside from increasing flexibility and strength, Yoga prevents injury by building mental awareness of the body and the signals it will send you when injury is on its way. Yoga also improves alignment in the body so that poor positioning during performance will not lead to injury.
3. Better Breathing
In yoga the Pranayama, or breath work, is a practice that will increase your oxygen intake and teach you to breathe correctly. Through a well-balanced yoga practice that includes breath work you will benefit from a more relaxed mental state. Deep breathing can help reduce performance anxiety, allowing you to better manage the mental intensity of body work.
4. Builds Inner Strength
Yoga is not just about the physical postures but also mental practice. In yoga you cultivate improved concentration and builds self-confidence that transfers over to your field of sport.
An important part of any athlete's routine is recharging between workouts. Practicing yoga helps to reduce fatigue, improves sleep, clears the mind of worry, and reduces physical tension. Yoga provides ways to calm the nervous system when stress or anxiety set in.
Join us for a one-hour session of athlete's yoga to experience it yourself!
About the instructor:
Tiffany finds joy in sharing her love of yoga, and understands fully that every yogi possesses different abilities and aptitudes. Her passion exudes in her classes which will make both experienced and beginner yogis feel totally at ease. She is also a RYT200 registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance. You can find her on Instagram via @qosmo_yoga.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The nearest MRT is Beauty World. There are also multiple buses available: 157, 173, 174, 174e, 41, 61, 66 and 77.
If you are driving, there are limited parking spaces along the street and at a nearby carpark (next to bukit timah cc).
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Please bring along a small towel and your water bottle. Yoga mats are optional as the flooring is suitable for yoga.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can contact Tiffany at 9663 6642, or email us at email@example.com!