Yoga

YMCA Black Country Group

Area’s support can be offered

Sandwell   Dudley   Wolverhampton   Central   Walsall

contact us

Luke.tyler@ymcabc.org.uk

where is it?

Any suitable venue.

Duration?

Flexible according to need.

Overview of Support offered

We offer a range of fitness classes and group exercise opportunities which can be delivered in practical settings to suit client need. We deliver our fitness classes in blocks of 6 weeks.

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.

Specifically tailored classes and/or programmes are available upon request.

Is this activity linked to;

Increasing confidence   Increasing motivation   Increasing Optimism   Improving employability

Where does this support fit into my journey?

Engagement   This is me   I’m up for it   I’m ready   I’m on my way

Session type

Individual   Group
Minimum No. 6   Maximum No. Depends on venue size

What equipment should I bring?

None – all equipment provided by us.

Outcomes expected

 

    • Personal Outcomes:

The benefits of physical activity include:

  • Increased cardiovascular fitness
  • Weight Loss/ weight gain where appropriate
  • Reduced risk of developing high cholesterol, high blood pressure, Type II Diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
  • Increased confidence and motivation.
  • Physical activity release endorphins (the happy hormone) which has a direct relationship with mood and energy levels.
  • Meeting new people and making friends.