Anxiety occurs when your brain detects a threat and activates your stress response system, this often brings on uncomfortable feelings in the body and causes your mind to race. Yoga for anxiety is designed to decrease psychological stimulation by taming the stress response. These classes use movement, breath and mindfulness to relax and soothe your body's alarm system, creating opportunity for your body to calm down and regulate.
Yoga for anxiety offers opportunity to decrease feelings of agitation, distress and disconnection and aids in reducing blood pressure, stabilising blood sugar, improving sleep and equips you with strategies to better respond to stress.
This specialised therapeutic yoga is suitable for people with any level of stress or anxiety.