Rita guides you through a most loving and sacred yoga practice. Her gentle nature and lightness allow for the most wonderful unfolding to take place in her class. As a fellow student and teacher I am always appreciative of her gifts and radiant smile she shares with others. ... Aarti Ganesh           Read more...

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Yoga & Kids

Yoga & Kids - naturally meant for each other. Yoga provides the tools for children to develop into focused, well-balanced, positive and creative adults. It gives them ways to manage their lives and life situations in a constructive way. It recognizes the interdependence of body, mind, emotions and spirit and the need for health and balance in all these layers of our being. 

Through the practice of Asanas, children learn about their bodies, how to sustain a healthy body and keep it flexible and youthful. They learn co-ordination, although it has been said that this is not fully developed until all the milk teeth are lost. Co-ordination leads to a certain grace and poise, which is carried over into other areas of their life and personality. 

Through Pranayama practices, children learn to bring about a balanced emotional state. They learn to manage stress, to become aware of agitation and how to deal with it, and to channel their energy creatively. All of this helps to increase their self-confidence and inner stability.The practices of Pratyahara and Dharana give relaxation and disciplines which develop clarity, improve concentration, attention and memory.

  • Yoga builds their confidence and self-esteem.
  • Improves their powers of concentration and focus.
  • Develops their brain and intellect.
  • Excellent for their body and health. Promotes balance, flexibility, coordination and strength.
  • Helps them cope with stress and difficult situations.
  • Develops their creativity and imagination.
  • Sharpens and expands their awareness.
  • Helps them develop calmness.

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Yoga & Maternity

Yoga is a great way to enjoy pregnancy, to align your body optimally for healthy carriage and delivery of the baby, to provide breathing and relaxation techniques   during pregnancy and labour. Prenatal Yoga is a much gentler variant, which focuses on relaxing the hips in preparation for labour, reducing lower back pain and swellings. It helps keep you & your baby calm and relaxed. Smooth pregnancy and a natural childbirth are just some of the benefits of Yoga.

But more importantly, Yoga does wonders on the physical and mental development of the foetus. Happy Mommies make happy Babies. Yoga has 6 vital tools for pregnancy.

When followed together, they work wonders on your health and your capability to have a smooth pregnancy. These are:

  • Yoga exercises
  • Breathing or Pranayama
  • Bandhas 
  • Meditation
  • Deep Relaxation
  • Diet 

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